8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Podgorica
— 1 night
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Herceg-Novi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budva
— 4 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Morača River. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ostrog Monastery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Podgorica road trip planning tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Podgorica is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Podgorica, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Herceg-Novi.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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.
On the 15th (Thu), get outside with Mount Vrmac, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, and then head off the coast to Island of Saint George. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): wander the streets of Herceg Novi Old Town and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Indigo Blue Sailing.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Herceg-Novi trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Podgorica to Herceg-Novi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Herceg-Novi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Budva

— 4 nights
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budva: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Virpazar), Kotor (Bay of Kotor, Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen, &more) and Church of St. Elijah the Prophet (in Dobrota). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Budva Old Town, make a trip to Budva City Walls, appreciate the history behind Ballet Dancer Statue, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Ivan Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budva planning app.

Drive from Herceg-Novi to Budva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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.