20 days in Montenegro Itinerary

20 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Fly to Sarajevo, Drive to Žabljak
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Žabljak
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 5 nights
Drive
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Podgorica
— 5 nights
Fly

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Žabljak

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tara River Canyon (in Dobrilovina) and Plužine (Piva Canyon & Lake Piva). On the 22nd (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Black Lake, snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, and appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Žabljak trip itinerary planner.

Vienna, Austria to Žabljak is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Žabljak

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kotor

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotor: Blue Grotto (in Luštica) and Herceg-Novi (The Great Church, Savina Monastery, Mamula Fortress, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, and don't miss a visit to Njegoš Mausoleum.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kotor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Žabljak to Kotor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Kotor, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Ulcinj

— 5 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Explore Ulcinj's surroundings by going to Budva (Ballet Dancer Statue, Mogren Beach, &more), Reževići Monastery (in Katun) and Jaz Beach (in Prijevor). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Long Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Miločer Park, wander the streets of Ulcinj Old Town, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bečići Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ulcinj driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Ulcinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in July, Ulcinj is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Podgorica

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Podgorica side-trips: Cetinje (The building of the former Embassy of Great Britain in Montenegro, Lovćen National Park, &more), Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići) and Lipa Cave (in Lipa). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, take in breathtaking views at Morača River Canyon, take in the views from Millennium Bridge, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Podgorica trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ulcinj to Podgorica by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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.