15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Kotor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 3 nights
Drive
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Podgorica
— 4 nights
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Kotor

— 4 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.
Kotor is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, take a leisurely stroll along Porto Montenegro, don't miss a visit to Kotor Old City, and cruise along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kotor trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Kotor is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Kotor is 1 hour. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in July: highs in Kotor hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ulcinj side-trips: Budva (Budva City Walls, Citadel, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, take a stroll through Ulcinj Old Town, and stroll through Ada Bojana.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ulcinj road trip website.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Ulcinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kotor in July since evenings lows in Ulcinj dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
Step out of Žabljak with an excursion to Tara River Canyon in Dobrilovina--about 32 minutes away. On the 11th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Savin Kuk Ski Resort.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Žabljak trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Žabljak in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Podgorica

— 4 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Podgorica: Lovćen National Park (in Cetinje), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Virpazar) and Lipa Cave (in Lipa). Spend the 15th (Thu) soaking in the spiritual atmosphere of Ostrog Monastery. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Podgorica vacation tool.

You can drive from Žabljak to Podgorica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks · Nature · Tours · 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.