17 days in Dubrovnik, Kotor & Athens Itinerary

17 days in Dubrovnik, Kotor & Athens Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
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— 8 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lopud Island and Zarkovica Animal Shelter. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Bell Tower, and look for gifts at House of Nature.

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Nottingham, UK to Dubrovnik is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Nottingham to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer than Nottingham - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Kotor, Montenegro

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Church of St. Peter and Paul and Church of St. Eustachius. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony's Church, steep yourself in history at Sea Gate, view the masterpieces at Namfleg, and make a trip to Tripkovic Palace.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kotor route site.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in July since evenings lows in Kotor dip to 20°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Athens, Greece

— 8 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore hidden gems such as Fortress Palamidi and Temple of Poseidon. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archaeological Museum of Megara (in Megara), Nafplio (Church of Agios Spyridonas, Vouleftiko (Old State House), &more) and Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae & Lion Gate). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, make a trip to Philopappos Hill, take in the waterfront activity at Flisvos Marina, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip planner.

You can fly from Kotor to Athens in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Kotor in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips