43 days in Montenegro Itinerary

43 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Drive to Bar
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Bar
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tivat
— 8 nights
Drive
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Cetinje
— 10 nights
Drive
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Dabojevići
— 5 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 7 nights
Drive
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Plav
— 6 nights
Drive to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Fly to Jeddah

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Bar

— 6 nights
Thanks to its industrial area and busy port, Bar remains off radar for most casual tourists.
Explore Bar's surroundings by going to Virpazar (Wine Tours & Tastings & Tourist Agency Outdoor & More), Podgorica (Lake Skadar & Morača River) and Ulcinj (Sailors' Mosque, St. Nicholas' Church, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Bar Stari Grad, explore the galleries of King Nikola's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Petka, and stroll through Strbina Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bar attractions site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Bar is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Bar. Traveling from Jeddah in December, things will get much colder in Bar: highs are around 13°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Tivat.

Things to do in Bar

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tivat

— 8 nights
Known for its marina and promenade, Tivat bathes in sunshine during summer, making it an ideal stop for trips around Kotor Bay.
Tivat is known for museums, beaches, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a tour of Porto Montenegro, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, visit Magical Montenegro, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tivat road trip planning app.

Getting from Bar to Tivat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cetinje.

Things to do in Tivat

Historic Sites · Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Cetinje

— 10 nights
Culture and history come together at Cetinje, a city surrounded by mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cetinje: Nikšić (The Cathedral Church of St Basil of Ostrog & Mostanica Bridge), Podgorica (Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, St. George's Church, &more) and Ždrebaonik Monastery (in Danilovgrad). The adventure continues: stroll around Lovćen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Court Church on Cipur, get advice or help at National Library of Montenegro, and get a taste of the local shopping with Honey & Wine Farm Jablan.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cetinje online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Tivat to Cetinje in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dabojevići.

Things to do in Cetinje

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Dabojevići

— 5 nights
Spend the 16th (Sun) soaking in the spiritual atmosphere of Ostrog Monastery.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dabojevići visit planner.

Traveling by car from Cetinje to Dabojevići takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Žabljak on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Dabojevići

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Žabljak

— 7 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Žabljak: Krnovo Wind Farm (in Krnovo), Dobrilovina (Dobrilovina Monastery & Tara River Canyon) and Zabojsko Lake (in Mojkovac). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, fly down the slopes at Savin Kuk Ski Resort, admire the engineering at Mratinje Dam, and explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Nevidio.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Žabljak trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Dabojevići to Žabljak in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Plav.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plav

— 6 nights
If you choose to vacation in Plav, you'll reach the town by a road following the river Lim, which flows through a landscape dominated by the country's highest mountains.
Explore Plav's surroundings by going to Komovi Mountain Range (in Andrijevica) and Berane (Kaludra Monastery, Djurdjevi Stupovi Monastery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Prokletije National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Oko Skakavice, enjoy breathtaking views from Redžepagić Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Redžepagić Mosque.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Plav trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Žabljak to Plav takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plav

Parks · Nature · 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.