9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Herceg-Novi
— 1 night
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Budva
— 3 nights
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Podgorica
— 2 nights
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Plužine
— 2 nights
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Herceg-Novi

— 1 night
Herceg-Novi welcomes visitors into the Bay of Kotor and spreads before them an array of attractions kissed by almost permanent sunshine.
On the 3rd (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Savina Monastery and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Herceg-Novi travel route app.

Ostrava, Czech Republic to Herceg-Novi is an approximately 13.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In October, Herceg-Novi is somewhat warmer than Ostrava - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Budva

— 3 nights
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Escape the urban bustle at Miločer Park and Pro Diving Montenegro. Discover out-of-the-way places like Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen and Our Lady of Health. Venture out of the city with trips to Our Lady of the Rocks (in Perast) and Kotor (Bay of Kotor & St. Tryphon Cathedral). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Mogren Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jaz Beach, and contemplate the long history of Citadel.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Budva trip maker site.

You can drive from Herceg-Novi to Budva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Budva, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Podgorica

— 2 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.
On the 7th (Thu), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then explore the activities along Morača River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Skadar, cast your line with Tourist Agency Outdoor & More, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Podgorica vacation maker.

Getting from Budva to Podgorica by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Plužine.

Things to do in Podgorica

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trip

Plužine

— 2 nights
Piva Lake remains a top attraction in Pluzine, located in the mountainous northern section of the country.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Piva Canyon and then get the adrenaline pumping with a rafting tour.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Plužine road trip site.

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Plužine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In October in Plužine, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 10th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Plužine

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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.