8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro holiday planner

Make it your trip
Train to Manchester, Fly to Budva
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Budva
— 4 nights
Drive
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Podgorica
— 3 nights
Fly

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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: Kotor (Bay of Kotor, St. Tryphon Cathedral, &more), Our Lady of Health (in Špiljari) and Our Lady of the Rocks (in Perast). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Budva Old Town, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some photo ops at Ballet Dancer Statue, and don't miss a visit to Budva City Walls.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Budva online trip builder.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Budva is an approximately 11-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in June, plan for much warmer days in Budva, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Podgorica

— 3 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Podgorica side-trips: Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići) and Virpazar (Monument to the Partizans and Heroes of the World War II & Virpazar Stone Bridge). There's more to do: explore the activities along Lake Skadar and do a tasting at 13 Jul Plantaže Vineyard.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Podgorica road trip planning website.

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. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wineries

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.