30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro trip maker

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Kotor
— 11 nights
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Ulcinj
— 4 nights
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Žabljak
— 5 nights
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Podgorica
— 9 nights
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Kotor

— 11 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.
Go for a jaunt from Kotor to Herceg-Novi to see Chimney Sweep Monument about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, take in the waterfront at Porto Montenegro, make a trip to Kotor Old City, and get to know the fascinating history of Kotor City Walls & Fortress.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Kotor journey maker app.

London, UK to Kotor is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Kotor hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ulcinj

— 4 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Venture out of the city with trips to Church Of Saint John (in Bar), Budva (Mogren Beach, Ballet Dancer Statue, &more) and Reževići Monastery (in Katun). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery Praskvica and kick back and relax at Beach Galija.

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You can drive from Kotor to Ulcinj in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Ulcinj are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Žabljak

— 5 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 Žabljak's surroundings by going to Canyon Nevidio (in Savnik), Tara River Canyon (in Dobrilovina) and Hussein-Pahas Mosque (in Pljevlja). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bobotov Kuk, take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and have some family-friendly fun at Adventure Park Lovcen.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Žabljak sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ulcinj to Žabljak by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Podgorica

— 9 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.
Explore Podgorica's surroundings by going to Monument to the Fallen Soldiers (in Kolašin), Farma Magaraca Martinici (in Gradina) and Komovi Mountain Range (in Andrijevica). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lovćen National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Morača River, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dajbabe Monastery, and snap pictures at Millennium Bridge.

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Drive from Žabljak to Podgorica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

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.