One of the best perks of writing is getting to relive experiences and share a few favorites with friends. It was all smiles when creating this Checklist for Paste Travel of happening spots and activities in lovely Budva, Montenegro.
Checklist: Budva, Montenegro
Medieval town walls dramatically rise above the Adriatic’s blue waters, earning the old town of Budva the nickname, “little Dubrovnik.” Less touristy and expensive than its neighbor to the north, Budva exudes a laid-back, cosmopolitan vibe even in summer party mode.
During July and August, beaches are packed with Eastern European and Russian sun-seekers, so plan to visit in early fall or late spring to enjoy mild weather, wide open beaches, and diverse cultural events.
Adding to the allure, this 2,500-year-old gem—one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic—wears a long line of influences from Greek and Roman to Yugoslavian with ease, while proudly representing modern Montenegro. Keep reading…