10 days in Montenegro Itinerary

10 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Kotor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 1 night
Drive
3
Plav
— 1 night
Drive
4
Podgorica
— 4 nights
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Kotor

— 3 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kotor is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church, don't miss a visit to Kotor Old City, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor City Walls & Fortress.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kotor holiday builder app.

Cairo, Egypt to Kotor is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Kotor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in March, things will get a bit cooler in Kotor: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:

Žabljak

— 1 night
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 5th (Fri): explore the activities along Valovito Lake, stroll through Savin Kuk Ski Resort, explore the activities along Black Lake, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and finally snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To plan Žabljak vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Kotor to Žabljak in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Plav.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Plav

— 1 night
If you choose to vacation in Plav, you'll reach the town by a road following the river Lim, which flows through a landscape dominated by the country's highest mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Redžepagić Tower, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prokletije National Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Plav Lake.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Plav trip planner.

You can drive from Žabljak to Plav in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Plav

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

Podgorica

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Podgorica: Komovi Mountain Range (in Andrijevica), Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići) and Bukumirsko Lake (in Podgorica Region). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, pause for some photo ops at Monument to A.S. Pushkin and N.N. Goncharova, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in the dramatic scenery at Montenegrin Niagara Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Podgorica trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Plav to Podgorica takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 10:

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.