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Budva, Montenegro


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Budva is a Montenegrin town on the Adriatic Sea, known for its well-preserved medieval walled city, sandy beaches and diverse nightlife. Budva is 2,500 years old, which makes it one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic coast. The coastal area around Budva called the Budva riviera.

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Other places we know in Montenegro

Dajbabe - Known for cave, orthodox monastery.

Kotor - Known for coastal town, fortress, marina, medieval old town, venetian empire, orthodox church. UNESCO World Heritage.

Nikšić (Niksic) - Known for orthodox cathedral.

Ostrog - Known for viewpoint, orthodox monastery.

Tivat - Known for beach, coastal town, marina, orthodox cathedral.





Last updated on: 30 March 2020

Budva description

The Old Town of Budva is situated on a rocky peninsula, on the southern end of Budva field. Archaeological evidence suggests that Illyrian settlement was formed on the site of the Old Town before Greek colonization of the Adriatic. While the site was permanently settled since Roman era, most of existing city walls and buildings were erected during the Venetian rule.

The entire town is encircled with defensive stone walls. The fortifications of Budva are typical of the Medieval walled cities of the Adriatic, complete with towers, embrasures, fortified city gates and a citadel.

The main city gate is Porta di Terra Ferma, the grand entry to the city from the west. There are also four more gates on the north wall, facing Budva marina, and one small gate facing the southwestern beach.

The layout of the town is roughly orthogonal, although many streets deviate from the grid, resulting in somewhat irregular pattern, with many piazzas connected with narrow streets. Today, the entire city within the walls is pedestrian-only. Its narrow cobbled streets are lined with restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops.

The town citadel is situated on the southern tip of the city. Originally known as Castle of St Mary, fortification was continually rebuilt and expanded through Middle Ages, reaching its final form during the Austro-Hungarian rule. The sea-facing 160m long ramparts of the citadel, complete with eastern and western towers, are intricately connected to the rest of the city walls. Austrian stone barracks form the most prominent structure within the castle, separating the citadel from the rest of the walled city. Ruins of the Santa Maria de Castello church, after which the entire complex was originally named, are located within the citadel.

Budva is home to the Adriatic Fair (Jadranski sajam), the only specialized exhibition venue in Montenegro. It hosts numerous trade fairs throughout the year, including the only auto show in Montenegro, held annually in autumn.

Gambling tourism is also popular in Budva, as many hotels have attached casinos. Maestral hotel and casino in Pržno are particularly popular among international gamblers, but other large hotels have also attracted players from European countries. The 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale is partly set in the eponymous casino in the fictional Montenegrin Hotel Splendide.

Budva Carnival is a three day long festive event in Budva, happening annually during late April or early May. It has been organized every year since 2003, and although a recent carnival, it has attracted significant attention.

Budva related tours

We at Monterrasol Travel welcome you to see Budva during multiday private car tour. Contact us if you would like to customize your tour to Budva.

We have developed several tours that visiting this beautiful place. But, if you have a special conditions or any from these tours fit you, please do not hesitate to contact us, we can organize a tour exactly as you would like. And remember, we have no problems to take you from almost any place where you stay, hotel or private accommodation.


All seasons 8 days tour over Bosnia and Montenegro from Tivat. Explore the best in Bosnia and Montenegro.

tour start in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour finish in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour duration: 8 days (7 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro

tour destinations: Bar, Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Kotor, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Nikšić, Ostrog, Perast, Podgorica, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Stolac, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

During this all seasons 8 days tour we going to explore 2 countries, Montenegro and Bosnia&Herzegovina. We will pick you up in Tivat, small town with airport in Montenegro. Within this tour we will visit UNESCO town Kotor, cute coastal village Perast, meet Trebinje, the southernmost town of Bosnia&Herzegovina, visit one of its winery and close located old monastery Tvrdoš; on the way to historic town Mostar we will travel through and see fortress Stolac, dervish monastery Blagaj, and another old monastery built in partially in cave; we will visit natural beauty Kravica waterfalls, fortified town Pocitelj built in 13th century; we will walk in the capital of Bosnia&Herzegovina, multicultural city Sarajevo; on the territory of Montenegro we will visit famous Ostrog monastery built in along the vertical cliff, and another one old small monastery with unusual frescos located in cave; we will walk in streets of ancient town Old Bar, and before we finish our tour in Tivat, we will meet coastal town Budva, full of many narrow streets surrounded by stone walls.

 

8 days

Price from € 1,041

 



Year round Bosnia & Montenegro discovery 8 days tour from Korcula. Bosnia & Montenegro: visit main attractions of 2 countries.

tour start in: Korčula (Korcula), Croatia

tour finish in: Korčula (Korcula), Croatia

tour duration: 8 days (7 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro

tour destinations: Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Kotor, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Nikšić, Ostrog, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Tivat, Trebinje, Tvrdoš

This year round tour will pass through 2 neighbors countries of Croatia: Bosnia and Montenegro. During this multi-day tour we will visit main attractions of both countries: old towns include medieval town Kotor which is UNESCO place, climb old ottoman empire fortresses, visit old monasteries. At first days of tour our aim will be to reach famous town Mostar. On the way to Mostar, after passing border controls, we will visit Blagaj dervish monastery. This night we will sleep in Mostar, and next day will visit pilgrimage center Medjugorje, watch wonderful waterfalls in Kravice natural park, and climb by narrow streets of medieval fortified town Počitelj. Next day will bring us to the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, multicultural Sarajevo. We will walk over Sarajevo historical streets and Sarajevo market, and sleep this night also in Sarajevo. After night in Sarajevo, we will move to Trebinje, the southernmost Bosnia and Herzegovina town, and visit located nearby Tvrdos monastery, Trebinje cathedral and walk over historical center of Trebinje. At next day, after sleep in Trebinje, we going to Montenegro. After border crossing, we will visit Niksic cathedral and the main attraction of this day will be 17th century Ostrog monastery, carved almost entirety in a vertically positioned mountain cliff. The night we will spend in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro. After sleep in Podgorica, we will visit monastery Dajbabe which was built within a natural cave. Our next destination is coastal town Budva, where we will walk over his narrow medieval streets. Here in Budva we will stay for night. Next day after sleep in Budva we will visit UNESCO town Kotor, full of spirit of Venetian empire. If we're strong enough to survive climbing 1350 steps to a height of 1200 meters, we will be awarded to visit Kotor Fortress or otherwise known as The Castle of San Giovanni. If we can do it, we will admire amazing views over the city and harbor. After enjoy Kotor, we will move to neighbor town Tivat, famous with his worldwide recognized marina for mega yachts. After take a rest and slepp in Tivat, we will start our way back via coastal road of Kotor bay, pass border controls and continue our way already by Croatian territory. On the way, we will pass few nice beaches so at summer time we always can stop and refresh in crystal clear water of Mediterranean sea.

 

8 days

Price from € 1,171

 



All seasons 9 days tour from Dubrovnik to visit Montenegro and explore Bosnia. Visit fortresses, monasteries, old towns.

tour start in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour finish in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour duration: 9 days (8 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro

tour destinations: Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Kotor, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Nikšić, Ostrog, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Slano, Stolac, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

All seasons route from Dubrovnik to discover Bosnia and Montenegro. Visit UNESCO town Kotor, Ostrog monastery, Sarajevo, Mostar, Trebinje. Meet fortresses, monasteries, old towns and cave.

 

9 days

Price from € 1,153

 



Out of season 12 days panoramic tour from Tivat to discover Bosnia and Montenegro. Explore the best in Bosnia and Montenegro.

tour start in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour finish in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour duration: 11 days (10 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro

tour destinations: Bar, Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Doboj, Jajce, Kotor, Kravica, Maglaj, Međugorje, Mostar, Nikšić, Ostrog, Perast, Podgorica, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Stolac, Tešanj, Trebinje, Tvrdoš, Vjetrenica, Zavala

During this out of season 12 days tour we going to explore 2 countries, Montenegro and Bosnia&Herzegovina. This tour is panoramic, to explore the most important places and towns of both countries. We will pick you up in Tivat, small town with airport in Montenegro. Within this tour we will visit UNESCO town Kotor, cute coastal village Perast, meet Trebinje, the southernmost town of Bosnia&Herzegovina, visit old monastery Tvrdoš; on the way to historic town Mostar we will travel through and see fortress Stolac, dervish monastery Blagaj, and another one old monastery built in partially in cave; we will visit natural beauty Kravica waterfalls, fortified town Pocitelj built in 13th century; we will visit 4 medieval fortresses: Jajce, Tešanj, Doboj and Maglaj, and each one played important rolee in the history of Bosnia&Herzegovina; we will walk in the capital of Bosnia&Herzegovina, multicultural city Sarajevo; on the territory of Montenegro we will visit famous Ostrog monastery built in along the vertical cliff, and another one old small monastery with unusual frescoes located in cave; we will walk in streets of ancient town Old Bar, and before we finish our tour in Tivat, we will meet coastal town Budva, full of many narrow streets surrounded by stone walls.

 

11 days

Price from € 1,453

 



Explore Croatia Bosnia Montenegro by in-depth cultural tour 15 days. Roadtrip from Budapest to Dubrovnik. Old towns, fortresses, monasteries.

tour start in: Budapest, Hungary

tour finish in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour duration: 15 days (14 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro

tour destinations: Budva, Dajbabe, Kotor, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Omiš, Ostrog, Plitvice, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Split, Trogir, Zagreb, Šibenik

Adriatic coastal line discovery in 15 days. Start in Budapest and end in Dubrovnik. Passing Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro.

 

15 days

Price from € 2,298

 



Travel 15 days Adriatic coast of Montenegro and Albania + discover Greece mainland. All seasons tour from Tivat to Athens.

tour start in: Tivat, Montenegro

tour finish in: Athens, Greece

tour duration: 15 days (14 nights)

tour countries: Albania, Greece, Montenegro

tour destinations: Arta, Budva, Corinth, Dajbabe, Durrës, Epidaurus, Ioannina, Kalamata, Kotor, Mesolongi, Mycenae, Mystras, Nafpaktos, Nafplio, Nikšić, Olympia, Ostrog, Parga, Patras, Rio, Sparta

In this tour we will travel 15 days by Adriatic coast of Montenegro and Albania, and discover Greece mainland and Peloponnese. Meet during the tour ancient monasteries and castles, enjoy amazing beaches, touch stones of old places in 3 countries.

 

15 days

Price from € 2,544

 



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