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Budva

Budva

Montenegro

Position

Budva is a coastal town in Montenegro and it is the centre of Budva Municipality. Budva is the capital of Montenegrin tourism.

History

There is vast archaeological evidence that places Budva among the oldest urban settlements of the Adriatic coast. Substantial documentary evidence provides historical references dating back to the 5th century BC.

A legend recounts that Bouthoe was founded by Cadmus the founder of Thebes, Greece, when exiled out of Thebes, finding a shelter in this place for him and his wife, Harmonia. Two other civilizations also left innumerable traces: the Greek and the Roman.
In the Middle Ages, Budva was reigned by a succession of Doclean kings, as well as Serbian and Zetan aristocrats.
The Venetians ruled the town for nearly 400 years.

Budva: What to do / What to see?

 

Sports and recreation

Because of sandy beaches in and around Budva, as well as its vast cultural heritage, architecture, and vibrant nightlife the city is increasingly turning into the most attractive tourist destination in Montenegro.
8 beaches have blue flag - a prestige international award for quality and standard of service and offer at the beach.