15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Podgorica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 4 nights
Drive to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Fly to Ljubljana

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Podgorica

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Virpazar) and Lipa Cave (in Lipa). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, and stroll around Lovćen National Park.

Start your trip to Podgorica by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Podgorica is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Tara River Canyon in Dobrilovina (about 32 minutes away). On the 13th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake and take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Žabljak online route planner.

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Žabljak takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Žabljak

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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, contemplate the long history of Kotor Old City, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor City Walls & Fortress, and get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kotor holiday planner.

You can drive from Žabljak to Kotor in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Kotor, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Ulcinj

— 4 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: Jaz Beach (in Prijevor), Budva (Budva City Walls, Budva Old Town, &more) and Bečići Beach (in Bečići). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Long Beach, wander the streets of Ulcinj Old Town, and stroll through Ada Bojana.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ulcinj driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Ulcinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ulcinj when traveling from Kotor in July, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.