30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+4
Train + Bus + Fly + Drive + Bus:  9​h 15​min
1
Podgorica
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Zabljak
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Tivat Municipality
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ulcinj
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Exeter

10
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Escape the urban bustle at Skadar Lake National Park and Biogradska Gora National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Podgorica: Virpazar (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Skadar Lake National Park, & more), Honey & Wine Farm Jablan (in Rijeka Crnojevica) and Plav (Prokletije Mountains & Plav Lake). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Moraca Monastery, head outdoors with Kuce Rakica on Cijevna, contemplate the waterfront views at Moraca River, and admire all the interesting features of Podgorica City Stadium.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Podgorica travel itinerary creator.

Exeter, UK to Podgorica is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Exeter to Podgorica due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Exeter in September, with highs in Podgorica at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zabljak.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kolasin Municipality, Plav, Virpazar, Honey & Wine Farm Jablan, Bukumirsko Lake
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Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Biogradska Gora ©
Biogradska Gora

6
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Visiting Tara River Canyon and Adventure Park Durmitor will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Zabljak side-trips: Pluzine (Pivskoe Reservoir & Piva Canyon). Spend the 12th (Tue) soaking in the spiritual atmosphere of Monastery of Ostrog. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Crno Lake, take in breathtaking views at Canyon Nevidio, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To see photos and tourist information, read our Zabljak holiday planner.

You can drive from Podgorica to Zabljak in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tivat Municipality.

Things to do in Zabljak

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pluzine, Canyon Nevidio, Ostrog Monastery, Tara River Canyon
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Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Black Lake ©
Black Lake

7
nights
Tivat Municipality

Tivat Municipality ©
Tivat Municipality is the smallest municipality in Montenegro by area, situated in the Bay of Kotor. Relax by the water at Milocher Park and Ploce Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela and City Walls. Change things up with these side-trips from Tivat Municipality: Budva (Ballet Dancer Statue, Citadel, & more), Bay of Kotor (in Kotor) and Becici Beach (in Becici). Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Lovcen National Park. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mogren Beach, tour the water at your own pace with Miki Travel Kotor, step aboard Porto Montenegro, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jaz Beach.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tivat Municipality travel planner.

Getting from Zabljak to Tivat Municipality by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tivat Municipality can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Tivat Municipality

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kotor, Budva, Perast, Milocher Park, Ploce Beach
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R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor

6
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Step out of the city life by going to Long Beach (Velika plaza) and Bojana River. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Beach Velika Plaza and Bar Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Ulcinj side-trips: Sutomore (Red Beach, Sutomore Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Old Town, deepen your knowledge of military history at Bar Stari Grad, don't miss a visit to Old Olive Tree, and appreciate the history behind Statue og Mother Theresa.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ulcinj trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Tivat Municipality to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sutomore, Bar, Bar Stari Grad
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Long Beach (Velika plaza) ©
Long Beach (Velika plaza)
The Old Town ©
The Old Town
Bar Stari Grad ©
Bar Stari Grad

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