11 days in Montenegro Itinerary

11 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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11 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Zabljak
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Podgorica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kotor
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Dublin

2
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. On the 24th (Fri), take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and then stroll through Bobotov Kuk. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Adventure Park Durmitor, then explore the activities along Black Lake, then fly down the slopes at Savin Kuk Ski Resort, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Adventure Park Lovcen.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zabljak trip builder website .

Dublin, Ireland to Zabljak is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dublin to Zabljak, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Black Lake ©
Black Lake
Đurđevića Tara Bridge ©
Đurđevića Tara Bridge

2
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Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Monument to A.S. Pushkin and N.N. Goncharova and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ostrog Monastery. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in the views from Virpazar-old-bridge, then explore the activities along Lake Skadar, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Podgorica driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Zabljak to Podgorica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Virpazar, Ostrog Monastery
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Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja ©
Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja

3
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Explore Ulcinj's surroundings by going to Budva (Statua Ballerina, Mogren Beach, & more), Becici Beach (in Becici) and Petrovac (Gradiste monastary, St. Thomas Church, & more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach (Velika plaza).

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ulcinj day trip planner.

You can drive from Podgorica to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. July in Ulcinj sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Budva, Petrovac, Becici Beach
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Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach
Citadel ©
Citadel

3
nights
Kotor

Kotor ©
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, adventure, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, make a trip to Stari Grad Kotor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kotor route planner.

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Kotor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kotor when traveling from Ulcinj in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Spiljari, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Porto Montenegro
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Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
City Walls ©
City Walls

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