7 days in Montenegro Itinerary

7 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Tivat Airport, Drive to Herceg-Novi
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Herceg-Novi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budva
— 3 nights
Drive
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Podgorica
— 1 night
Fly

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Herceg-Novi

— 2 nights
Herceg-Novi welcomes visitors into the Bay of Kotor and spreads before them an array of attractions kissed by almost permanent sunshine.
Our Lady of the Rocks and St. Nikola Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Savina Monastery and Kanli Kula Fortress. When in Herceg-Novi, make a side trip to see Perast Museum in Perast, approximately Perast away. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Herceg-Novi day trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Herceg-Novi is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, Herceg-Novi is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Budva.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Budva

— 3 nights
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Miločer Park and Layered Rocks of Rafailovići. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Budva Old Town and Church of Blažena Ozana. Explore Budva's surroundings by going to Kotor (Cats of Kotor, Kotor City Walls & Fortress, &more) and Our Lady of Health (in Špiljari). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Mogren Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Ivan Church, and contemplate the long history of Citadel.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Budva trip planner.

You can drive from Herceg-Novi to Budva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Budva sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Podgorica

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Morača River and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Podgorica trip planner.

You can drive from Budva to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Wineries · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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.