15 days in Montenegro & Brussels Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro & Brussels Itinerary

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Fly to Tivat Airport, Drive to Herceg-Novi
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Herceg-Novi, Montenegro
— 1 night
Drive
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Žabljak, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budva, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Fly
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Brussels, Belgium
— 8 nights

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Herceg-Novi, Montenegro

— 1 night
Herceg-Novi welcomes visitors into the Bay of Kotor and spreads before them an array of attractions kissed by almost permanent sunshine.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at Igalo Beauty Center and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Herceg Novi Old Town, don't miss a visit to Roman Mosaics Risan, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Martinovic Palace.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Herceg-Novi trip planning tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Herceg-Novi is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels in September, expect Herceg-Novi to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Žabljak, Montenegro

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Barno Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Tara River Canyon.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Žabljak trip planner.

Getting from Herceg-Novi to Žabljak by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Budva, Montenegro

— 3 nights
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kotor City Walls & Fortress and Lipa Cave. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Skadar and Miločer Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Budva: Lovćen National Park (in Cetinje), Our Lady of Health (in Špiljari) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Virpazar). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Ballet Dancer Statue, steep yourself in history at Citadel, and explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Budva trip maker website.

Drive from Žabljak to Budva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Budva can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Brussels.

Things to do in Budva

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 8 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Circuit de Spa and Sonian Forest. Visiting De Panne Beach and Bruges Art Route will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Abbaye de Maredsous (in Denee), Dinant (Eglise Collegiale Notre-Dame & Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge) and Cimetiere militaire francais (in Chastre). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Forestia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Annakerk (St Anne's Church), take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge, and sample the tasty concoctions at Bourgogne des Flandres Brewery.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip planner.

Getting from Budva to Brussels by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Budva in September; daily highs in Brussels reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.