Budva is kissed by the open Adriatic Sea and is one of oldest settlements. Kotor is nestled in the inner corner of the Bay of Kotor and hugged by mountains. These two special places combined will highlight your visit to Montenegro. After leaving the bay, your drive takes you through the landscapes of the valley of Grbalj. Approach the open Adriatic coastline through the town of Budva, and reach the jewel of the coast, Sveti Stefan.
Once a 15 century settlement, it is now a world renowned luxury resort connected with the main land by a narrow isthmus. After a photo stop above this island, you’ll visit the 2,500 year old Budva, where you’ll enjoy a walking tour. It was an urban settlement in the times of the Old Greek and Illyrian civilizations. It even appears in old Greek legends. Walk through the narrow streets and small squares of this fortified medieval town, mostly influenced by the ancient republic of Venice. Numerous civilizations after these have also marked the history of Budva. See the most important buildings and enjoy some free time. An orientation walk through old town Kotor completes your tour. You’ll love its streets and squares lined with magnificent structures, all protected by the massive city walls.
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Note: There is approximately 1 1/2 miles of walking on flat surfaces and cobblestones.