31 days in Montenegro Itinerary

31 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Podgorica
— 10 nights
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Ulcinj
— 6 nights
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Kotor
— 9 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 5 nights
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Podgorica

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 out of town with these interesting Podgorica side-trips: Virpazar (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Wine Tours & Tastings), Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići) and Cetinje (Money Museum, Lovćen National Park, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Slano Lake, take in the views from Millennium Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of St Basil of Ostrog, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lipa Cave.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Podgorica vacation builder.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Podgorica. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

6
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Ulcinj

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 Magical Montenegro (in Tivat), Budva (Church of the Holy Trinity, Citadel, &more) and Tivat Municipality (St. Roko Church, Mount Vrmac, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Jaz Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Thomas Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Reževići Monastery, and browse the exhibits of King Nikola's Palace.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulcinj trip builder app.

Drive from Podgorica to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Ulcinj, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

9
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Kotor

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.
Kotor is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and make a trip to Kotor Old Town City Walls & Fortress.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Kotor travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Kotor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Kotor sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

5
nights
Žabljak

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 Zabojsko Lake (in Mojkovac), Tara River Canyon (in Dobrilovina) and Hussein-Pahas Mosque (in Pljevlja). On the 28th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. The adventure continues: get outside with Adventure Park Durmitor, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, and take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

Before you visit Žabljak, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Kotor to Žabljak in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.