25 days in Montenegro Itinerary

25 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Fly to Dubrovnik, Drive to Herceg Novi, Bus to Žabljak
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Žabljak
— 4 nights
Drive
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Herceg-Novi
— 7 nights
Drive
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Budva
— 8 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 5 nights
Drive to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Fly to Lyon

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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.
Get outdoors at Bobotov Kuk and Zminje Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Žabljak: Plužine (Piva Canyon & Lake Piva) and Tara River Canyon (in Dobrilovina). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake and snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Žabljak tour itinerary planner.

Lyon, France to Žabljak is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight, car, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Herceg-Novi.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Herceg-Novi

— 7 nights
Herceg-Novi welcomes visitors into the Bay of Kotor and spreads before them an array of attractions kissed by almost permanent sunshine.
Family-friendly places like Our Lady of the Rocks and Mamula Fortress will thrill your kids. Get some cultural insight at Herceg Novi Old Town and Forte Mare. Change things up with these side-trips from Herceg-Novi: Church of St. Peter and Paul (in Risan), Indigo Blue Sailing (in Kotor) and Perast (St. Mark’s Church, Church of Holy Mother Rozaria, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Savina Monastery, kick back and relax at Ponta Beach, head outdoors with Mount Vrmac, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Small Church of the Assumption.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Herceg-Novi day trip site.

You can drive from Žabljak to Herceg-Novi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Budva

— 8 nights
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Step out of the city life by going to Bay of Kotor and Jaz Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Budva Old Town and Ploče Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cetinje (Njegoš Mausoleum, Lovćen National Park, &more), Kotor (Church of Blažena Ozana, Kotor City Walls & Fortress, &more) and Virpazar (Virpazar Stone Bridge & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Citadel, get a dose of the wild on Magical Montenegro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mogren Beach, and kick back and relax at Rafailovići Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Budva trip planner.

Traveling by car from Herceg-Novi to Budva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Budva

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ulcinj Old Town and St. Nicholas' Church. Bring the kids along to Long Beach and Scuba Quest Montenegro. Get out of town with these interesting Ulcinj side-trips: Bar (Church Of Saint John & Bar Stari Grad). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Bojana, tour the pleasant surroundings at Small Beach, experience rural life at Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil, and admire the striking features of Sailors' Mosque.

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Traveling by car from Budva to Ulcinj takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Budva in August, Ulcinj is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.