15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  6 h
1
Kotor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Ulcinj
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Podgorica
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Zabljak
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Madrid

3
nights
Kotor

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Take a break from Kotor with a short trip to Drinking fountain Karacha in Herceg-Novi, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Stari Grad Kotor, get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, and take a memorable drive along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen.

To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotor day trip planning website .

Madrid, Spain to Kotor is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Perast, Tivat Municipality, Dobrota, Drinking fountain Karacha, Castle Of San Giovanni
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R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
Castle Of San Giovanni ©
Castle Of San Giovanni

4
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ulcinj: Monastery Praskvica (in Przno), The Monastery of Rezevici (in Katun) and Budva (Mogren Beach, Statua Ballerina, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Jaz Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Duljevo Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gradiste monastary, and explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Thomas Church.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Ulcinj trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Kotor to Ulcinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Ulcinj are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Budva, Petrovac, Monastery Praskvica, Duljevo Monastery, The Monastery of Rezevici
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
Citadel ©
Citadel
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach

3
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Change things up with these side-trips from Podgorica: Virpazar-old-bridge (in Virpazar), Komovi Mountain Range (in Kolasin) and Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevici). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Lovcen National Park, take some stellar pictures from Observation Deck on the Mountain Lovcen, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dajbabe Monastery.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Podgorica itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zabljak.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cetinje Municipality, Virpazar-old-bridge, Komovi Mountain Range, Ostrog Monastery
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Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Lovcen National Park ©
Lovcen National Park
Dajbabe Monastery ©
Dajbabe Monastery

4
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Go for a jaunt from Zabljak to Pluzine to see Piva Canyon about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bobotov Kuk, explore the activities along Zminje Lake, stroll through Savin Kuk Ski Resort, and admire the engineering at Mratinje Dam.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zabljak itinerary builder website .

Drive from Podgorica to Zabljak in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mratinje Dam, Piva Canyon
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Adventure Park Durmitor ©
Adventure Park Durmitor
Black Lake ©
Black Lake

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