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Best things to do in Budva

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Historic Site
“The Old town Budva is the heart of Budva. It holds the main historical monuments and sights. It is opened for guests 24 hours a day all year round. Almost all the buildings have shops and restaurants on the ground floor that is why the Old town is not only a place of historical value, but a place for long walks and promenades. The main historical places of the Old town of Budva are: The Citadel – a place used as a shelter for the habitants. Nowadays it holds a big library and a restaurant and from its roof one can enjoy a wonderful view of the town and harbor. Here you can also see the symbol of Budva – the monument with two dolphins – the legend says that two lover, who were separated by their parents, jumped of a cliff and were turned into dolphins. The ruins of the Roman terms. They present the remains of old walls and a well. Their age is still remained unknown. The Church of Saint John – a catholic church, the highest and biggest church in Budva, built in the 7th century. The Church of St. Mother of God – an orthodox church built by moncs in the 9th century. Nowadays this church is out of function, but it completes the look of the town. The Church of Holy Trinity, an orthodox church built in 1804, that works and hold unique frescoes. Archeological museum, opened in 2003, holds artifacts representing the Greek, Byzantine, Slavonic cultures. The city walls. Their length is about 450 meters, you can take a walk around them enjoying the wonderful views. The Old town Budva holds many festivals during the high season, many poets and singers come here with there shows and performances. The Old Town Budva is popular among young people due to its open night bars, that work until 1 a.m. during the high season. They are always crowded and offer you loud music of all kinds. Budva is a town that has its charm all year round. In the summer it is the heart of tourism and in the winter it is a quiet coastal city with wide streets, parks and the magic of the Old Town Budva. That’s why whatever time you choose to visit Budva, you will in any case find what to admire.”
73 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Night club at Budva on hill Toplish is one of the most popular places for all those interested in night life - numerous concerts are organized there during summer. ”
51 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Famous Sea Food restaurant in Budva. One of the oldest restaurants in Budva and for sure, one of the most popular for tourists!”
34 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Fratteli Fashion Store is a store where you can find clothes for any ocasion. The staff is friendly and will help you to chose the best outfit. Also, you can always find some clothes or shoes that are on sale. ”
11 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Trocadero is an old and one of the top 3 clubs in Budva. It features a very nicely designed club with lounge spaces on the 3 balconies. It also hosts many famous singers and many nice DJ's. ”
18 locals recommend
City
“This is an amazing new Aqua Park in Budva that is located in the hills just 5 minutes of a ride. It is the biggest one in Budva. ”
9 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Located in the city marine of Budva. Very nice fish restaurant with nice decor. What I really like in the restaurant is the fish platte for 2 persons.”
13 locals recommend
Bus Station
“This is the main Bus Station in Budva that has connections to all other cities in Montenegro and the other countries. ”
14 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Montenegrin & Serbian cousine, very tasty food for people who like to eat big portions! :)”
15 locals recommend
Resort
“One of the biggest beaches in Budva, with great beach bars everywhere. You can try water sports like diving, parasailing, bungee jumping, water skidoo and others... ”
21 locals recommend
Beach
“The closest beach to the apartment. Beside enjoying sunbathing at the beach, guests can explore the fortress up the beach. ”
14 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“The best traditional grilled meat 'rostilj'! You should definitelly try 'cevapi' and 'pljeskavica' :)”
16 locals recommend
Premise
“The main bus stop is very near, in case the bus doesn't take you to the desired location, please use licensed taxis (numbers are provided upon request, Terrae taxi recommended). ”
15 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful two beaches one next to another, pure sea, magnificent statue of ballerina on a way to this two beaches”
23 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Citadel is a city fortress, which contains the remains of the Santa Maria church from the Middle Ages”
5 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“To have the special case dinner. Located in the most expensive neighbourhood in Budva. Pricy and fancy. Delicious cuisine and great view. You can take free boat shuttle from the Old town of Budva. ”
6 locals recommend