30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro travel planner

Make it your trip
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Kotor
— 13 nights
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Ulcinj
— 6 nights
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Podgorica
— 10 nights
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Kotor

— 13 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.
St. Roko Church and Sea Gate will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Maritime Museum and Perast Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kotor side-trips: Plavi Horizonti Beach (in Radovići), Herceg-Novi (Heritage Museum, Kanli Kula Fortress, &more) and Ploče Beach (in Krimovica). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of St. Tryphon Cathedral, stop by Ulica 1 (istok-zapad), brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Heritage Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Center Kamelija.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotor holiday planner.

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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Kotor at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Ulcinj

— 6 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Budva Leather and Flea Market. Get some historical perspective at St. Nicholas' Church and Reževići Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulcinj: Budva (Spas, Budva Old Town, &more), Bečići Beach (in Bečići) and Petrovac (St. Thomas Church, Perazića Do, &more). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of King Nikola's Palace, wander the streets of Ulcinj Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Bar Beach, and stroll through Beach Galija.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ulcinj travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Ulcinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Podgorica

— 10 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 some cultural insight at National Museum of Montenegro and Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ. Head to Honey & Wine Farm Jablan and Delta Cityfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Podgorica: Komovi Mountain Range (in Andrijevica), Morača Monastery (in Bare) and Cetinje (King Nicholas Museum, Court Church on Cipur, &more). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at Wine Tasting - Winery Mašanović, do a tasting at 13 Jul Plantaže Vineyard, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ostrog Monastery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Podgorica trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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.