34 days in Montenegro Itinerary

34 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro travel planner

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Ulcinj
— 3 nights
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Kotor
— 11 nights
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Žabljak
— 6 nights
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Kolašin Region
— 4 nights
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Podgorica
— 9 nights

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Ulcinj

— 3 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ulcinj: Budva (Budva Old Town, Citadel, &more), Bečići Beach (in Bečići) and Petrovac (Gradište Monastery & St. Thomas Church). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Jaz Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Reževići Monastery, stroll through Long Beach, and wander the streets of Ulcinj Old Town.

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Podgorica to Ulcinj is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotor: Blue Grotto (in Luštica), Herceg-Novi (Forte Mare, Promenade of Herceg Novi, &more) and Ploče Beach (in Krimovica). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, cruise along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen, take in the waterfront at Porto Montenegro, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kotor trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Kotor in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kotor when traveling from Ulcinj in June, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Žabljak

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Žabljak side-trips: Waterfall Rafting Centre (in Šćepan Polje), Tara River Canyon (in Dobrilovina) and Plužine (Lake Piva & Piva Canyon). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Black Lake, hit the slopes at Savin Kuk Ski Resort, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bobotov Kuk, and admire the engineering at Mratinje Dam.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Žabljak tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Kotor to Žabljak in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kolašin Region.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kolašin Region

— 4 nights
Kolašin Municipality is one of the municipalities of Montenegro. Change things up with these side-trips from Kolašin Region: Plav (Plav Lake & Redžepagić Tower) and Komovi Mountain Range (in Andrijevica). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Biogradska Gora National Park. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Morača Monastery, take in breathtaking views at Mrtvica Canyon, and take in the awesome beauty at Bjelasica Mountain.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Kolašin Region online journey planner.

Getting from Žabljak to Kolašin Region by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Kolašin Region

Parks · Nature

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 Virpazar Stone Bridge (in Virpazar), Church of St. Petka (in Sutomore) and Cetinje (Miodrag Dado Djuric Art Gallery, Lovćen National Park, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, Head underground at Lipa Cave, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manastir Celija Piperska.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Podgorica online trip builder.

You can drive from Kolašin Region to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · 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.