10 days in Montenegro Itinerary

10 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro trip maker

Make it your trip
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Podgorica
— 1 night
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 3 nights
Drive

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Podgorica

— 1 night
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the views from Virpazar Stone Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, admire the local landmark of Old Fountain in Virpazar, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ostrog Monastery.

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Belgrade, Serbia to Podgorica is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Ulcinj

— 3 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ulcinj: Gradište Monastery (in Petrovac), Budva (Mogren Beach, Citadel, &more) and Bečići Beach (in Bečići). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, stop by Ulcinj Old Town, make a trip to Bar Stari Grad, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ada Bojana.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ulcinj trip maker.

You can drive from Podgorica to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. August in Ulcinj sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotor

— 2 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 7th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Health, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, then explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, then take a memorable drive along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen, and finally don't miss a visit to Njegoš Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, make a trip to Kotor Old City, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church, and finally make a trip to Kotor City Walls & Fortress.

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Drive from Ulcinj to Kotor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ulcinj in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kotor, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Žabljak

— 3 nights
A trip to Zabljak takes you to the north of the country, a mountainous region that's as steeped in great scenery and views as it is in history and culture.
Take a break from Žabljak with a short trip to Tara River Canyon in Dobrilovina, about 32 minutes away. On the 9th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Žabljak trip planner.

Getting from Kotor to Žabljak by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Žabljak

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Montenegro travel guide

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Historic Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Whether you're in the mood to explore unspoiled nature, see historical sights, or soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere of beaches and parties, in Montenegro you can find everything within arm's reach. The Montenegrin coastline offers both large city beaches abundant with amenities, as well as peaceful fishing villages and secluded coves. Fortified old towns, medieval cathedrals, and monasteries are certain to satisfy history enthusiasts. Further inland are some of the nation's larger cities, as well as an abundance of opportunities for an active vacation. Wander off the beaten path, hike the mountains and canyons, and experience the traditional hospitality of villages where time seems to stand still. The national cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, including everything from fresh meat and dairy specialties, to a selection of seafood. The size of the country allows you to see a lot even during a short stay.