7 days in Montenegro Itinerary

7 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Drive to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City



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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Tryphon Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Kotor Old City, then explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, and finally don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Health. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor City Walls & Fortress.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kotor day trip planner.

New York City, USA to Kotor is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Kotor: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips


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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.
On the 24th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bobotov Kuk. On the next day, take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, then explore the activities along Jablan Lake, and finally explore the activities along Black Lake.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Žabljak trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Žabljak takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Virpazar.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature


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Tiny Virpazar remains a major gateway for the nearby national park, as well as a good place for tasting local wines.
On the 26th (Thu), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then explore the activities along Lake Skadar.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Virpazar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Žabljak to Virpazar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. August in Virpazar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Virpazar

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Montenegro travel guide

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.