36 days in Montenegro Itinerary

36 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Podgorica
— 7 nights
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Ulcinj
— 4 nights
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Budva
— 7 nights
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Herceg-Novi
— 6 nights
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Žabljak
— 6 nights
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Kolašin Municipality
— 5 nights
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Podgorica

— 7 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ and Clock Tower. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Podgorica: Communist Partizan Monument (in Nikšić) and Virpazar (Monument to the Partizans and Heroes of the World War II, Tourist Agency Outdoor & More, &more). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the dramatic scenery at Montenegrin Niagara Falls, browse the different shops at Delta City, and explore the activities along Morača River.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Podgorica sightseeing planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Podgorica. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Nicholas' Church and Scuba Quest Montenegro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ulcinj: Bar (King Nikola's Palace & Bar Stari Grad) and Veliki Pijesak Beach (in Dobra Voda). There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil, make a trip to Old Olive Tree, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ada Bojana, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sailors' Mosque.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ulcinj trip planner.

Getting from Podgorica to Ulcinj by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, daily temperatures in Ulcinj can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Budva

— 7 nights
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Spas. Venture out of the city with trips to Our Lady of Health (in Špiljari), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Virpazar) and Kotor (Cats Museum, Northern Gate, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Roko Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Miločer Park, take a leisurely stroll along Pine Embankment, and don't miss a visit to Podmaine Monastery.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Budva trip planner.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Budva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Budva sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Herceg-Novi.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Herceg-Novi

— 6 nights
Herceg-Novi welcomes visitors into the Bay of Kotor and spreads before them an array of attractions kissed by almost permanent sunshine.
Explore hidden gems such as Indigo Blue Sailing and Dobreč Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Herceg-Novi: Perast (Martinovic Palace, Island of Saint George, &more) and Lipci Prehistoric Rock Art (in Risan). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Savina Monastery, relax and rejuvenate at Igalo Beauty Center, get outside with Promenade Pet Danica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Small Church of the Assumption.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Herceg-Novi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budva to Herceg-Novi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Herceg-Novi are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Savin Kuk Ski Resort and Mostanica Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Žabljak: Canyon Nevidio (in Savnik Municipality), Krupac Lake (in Nikšić) and Krnovo Wind Farm (in Krnovo). There's lots more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Mratinje Dam, contemplate the waterfront views at Srablje Lake, don't miss a visit to Stecci, and take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Žabljak online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Herceg-Novi to Žabljak by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kolašin Municipality.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kolašin Municipality

— 5 nights
Kolašin Municipality is one of the municipalities of Montenegro. Discover out-of-the-way places like Prokletije National Park and Ali Pasha Springs. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Bridge (in Mojkovac), Plav Lake (in Plav) and Zavičajni Muzej Bijelo Polje (in Bijelo Polje). The adventure continues: make a trip to Morača Monastery, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, stroll through Ski Resort Kolašin 1450, and take an in-depth tour of Heritage Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kolašin Municipality trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Žabljak to Kolašin Municipality takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kolašin Municipality

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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.