11 days in Montenegro Itinerary

11 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro travel planner

Make it your trip
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Podgorica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 2 nights
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Podgorica: Lipa Cave (in Lipa), Lovćen National Park (in Cetinje) and Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the activities along Lake Skadar, and take in the views from Virpazar Stone Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Podgorica online travel planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Podgorica is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Ulcinj

— 3 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Get out of town with these interesting Ulcinj side-trips: Roman Mosaics (in Petrovac), Budva (Budva Old Town, Citadel, &more) and Duljevo Monastery (in Kuljace). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Long Beach, stroll through Bečići Beach, and stop by Ulcinj Old Town.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ulcinj route planner.

You can drive from Podgorica to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Kotor City Walls & Fortress, and don't miss a visit to Njegoš Mausoleum.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotor online trip planner.

Getting from Ulcinj to Kotor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Ulcinj in July, Kotor is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Tara River Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Black Lake, then take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Valovito Lake.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Žabljak sightseeing planner.

Drive from Kotor to Žabljak in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Žabljak

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

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.