9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro planner

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Fly to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Drive to Ulcinj
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Ulcinj
— 1 day
Drive
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Budva
— 4 nights
Drive
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Herceg-Novi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 2 nights
Drive to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Fly to Katowice

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Ulcinj

— 1 day
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
On the 3rd (Sat), take a stroll through Ulcinj Old Town and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Ulcinj trip planner.

Katowice, Poland to Ulcinj is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Katowice in July, with highs in Ulcinj at 39°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Budva

— 4 nights
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mogren Beach and Budva Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Gradište Monastery (in Petrovac), Kotor (St. George Church, Kotor City Walls & Fortress, &more) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Virpazar). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Jaz Beach, stroll through Ploče Beach, appreciate the history behind Ballet Dancer Statue, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Budva trip app.

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Budva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ulcinj in July, plan for little chillier nights in Budva, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Herceg-Novi.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Island of Saint George, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of the Nativity of the Virgin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Forte Mare, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then admire the striking features of Savina Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Great Church, Savina Monastery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Herceg-Novi trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Budva to Herceg-Novi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Herceg-Novi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Žabljak

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bobotov Kuk. On your second day here, snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, then explore the activities along Valovito Lake, and then explore the activities along Black Lake.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Žabljak trip planner.

You can drive from Herceg-Novi to Žabljak in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Žabljak

Nature · Parks

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.