24 days in Montenegro Itinerary

24 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro route planner

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Podgorica
— 6 nights
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Ulcinj
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 8 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 4 nights
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Podgorica

— 6 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Podgorica: Virpazar (Old Fountain in Virpazar, Virpazar Stone Bridge, &more), Cetinje (Church of St. Anthony of Padua, Lovćen National Park, &more) and Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Skadar, admire the sheer force of Montenegrin Niagara Falls, make a trip to Morača Monastery, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

Make your Podgorica itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Podgorica. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulcinj: Budva (Budva City Walls, Citadel, &more), Miločer Park (in Sveti Stefan) and Bečići Beach (in Bečići). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bar Stari Grad, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, stroll through Ada Bojana, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sailors' Mosque.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ulcinj driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Podgorica to Ulcinj by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotor

— 8 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 Kotor's surroundings by going to Herceg-Novi (The Great Church, Savina Monastery, Savina Monastery, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, take a leisurely stroll along Porto Montenegro, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, and delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kotor vacation planner.

Drive from Ulcinj to Kotor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ulcinj in May, Kotor is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Žabljak: Tara River Canyon (in Dobrilovina) and Plužine (Lake Piva & Piva Canyon). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Biogradska Gora National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, admire the engineering at Mratinje Dam, and fly down the slopes at Savin Kuk Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Žabljak trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kotor to Žabljak by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · 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.