Budva’s Old Town is suspended in the Middle Ages on a peninsula formally an island. Since the 4th century B.C. it has been occupied by Illyrians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Serbians, Venetians, Habsburgs, French, Austrians and Yugoslavians before becoming part of Montenegro in 2006. The country may be young but people have cherished its walled-in beauty for millenniums. Step through the city gate and step back into history. You will quickly discover why Budva is one of the finest historic towns along the Adriatic coast.