16 days in Montenegro Itinerary

16 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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16 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Budva
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zabljak
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Ljubljana

6
nights
Budva

Budva ©
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
You'll get in some beach time at Milocher Park and Becici Beach. Get in touch with nature at Bay of Kotor and Miki Travel Kotor. Get out of town with these interesting Budva side-trips: R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela (in Perast), Kotor (City Walls & Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni) and Porto Montenegro (in Tivat Municipality). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ploce Beach, stroll through Mogren Beach, delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Altstadt (Old Town) Budva.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Budva trip builder.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Budva is an approximately 6-hour combination of train, bus, flight, and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, things will get a bit warmer in Budva: highs are around 37°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Zabljak.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kotor, Becici Beach, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Ploce Beach, Milocher Park
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R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
Castle Of San Giovanni ©
Castle Of San Giovanni

6
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Step out of the city life by going to Tara River Canyon and Biogradska Gora National Park. Spend the 22nd (Sat) soaking in the spiritual atmosphere of Monastery of Ostrog. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Crno Lake, take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, head outdoors with Adventure Park Durmitor, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zabljak vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Budva to Zabljak takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biogradska Gora, Tara River Canyon, Ostrog Monastery
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Tara River Canyon ©
Tara River Canyon

3
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Long Beach (Velika plaza) and Bar Beach. Get in touch with nature at Beach Velika Plaza and Bojana River. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, make a trip to Old Olive Tree, and examine the collection at Ulcinj Museum of Archaeology, Ethnology and Local History.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ulcinj trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zabljak to Ulcinj in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bar
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Long Beach (Velika plaza) ©
Long Beach (Velika plaza)
The Old Town ©
The Old Town
Bar Beach ©
Bar Beach

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