27 days in Montenegro Itinerary

27 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Žabljak
— 3 nights
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Kotor
— 12 nights
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Ulcinj
— 5 nights
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Podgorica
— 6 nights

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Žabljak

— 3 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 (Lake Piva & Piva Canyon). Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Biogradska Gora National Park. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Black Lake, don't miss a visit to Mratinje Dam, fly down the slopes at Savin Kuk Ski Resort, and take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Žabljak day trip planning site.

Podgorica to Žabljak is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kotor

— 12 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 360 Monte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotor: Herceg-Novi (Promenade of Herceg Novi, Savina Winery, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kotor visit planner.

Traveling by car from Žabljak to Kotor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kotor are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ulcinj: Budva (Budva City Walls, Citadel, &more), Miločer Park (in Sveti Stefan) and Jaz Beach (in Prijevor). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bar Stari Grad, explore the ancient world of Roman Mosaics, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and visit Ulcinj Old Town.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ulcinj road trip website.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Ulcinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Ulcinj. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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 (Monument to the Partizans and Heroes of the World War II, Virpazar Stone Bridge, &more), Morača Monastery (in Bare) and Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Skadar, snap pictures at Millennium Bridge, see the interesting displays at Cetinje Monastery, and take in the awesome beauty at Komovi Mountain Range.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Podgorica sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks · Nature · 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.