12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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

3
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Change things up with a short trip to Piva Canyon in Pluzine (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bobotov Kuk, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, get your game on at Adventure Park Lovcen, and take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zabljak day trip planning site .

Glasgow, UK to Zabljak is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight, car, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Glasgow to Zabljak, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tara River Canyon, Piva Canyon
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Black Lake ©
Black Lake
Tara River Canyon ©
Tara River Canyon

3
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Podgorica: Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevici), Virpazar (Virpazar-old-bridge & Nature & Wildlife Tours) and Observation Deck on the Mountain Lovcen (in Cetinje). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lovcen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to A.S. Pushkin and N.N. Goncharova.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Podgorica day trip planning website .

You can drive from Zabljak to Podgorica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Virpazar, Lovcen National Park, Ostrog Monastery, Observation Deck on the Mountain Lovcen
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Lovcen National Park ©
Lovcen National Park
Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar

3
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulcinj: Budva (Statua Ballerina, Mogren Beach, & more) and Petrovac (Petrovac Quay & Gradiste monastary). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach (Velika plaza), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sailors' Mosque, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ada Bojana.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ulcinj road trip planning website .

Getting from Podgorica to Ulcinj by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ulcinj are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Trg Sv. Tripuna, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, and finally get to know the fascinating history of City Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church, then delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, and finally don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Kotor.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kotor trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Kotor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ulcinj in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Kotor. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castle Of San Giovanni, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor

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