15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Sibiu
Drive:  9 h
1
Zabljak
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Kotor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Podgorica
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Sibiu

3
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Step out of Zabljak to go to Pluzine and see Piva Canyon, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: 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, explore the stunning scenery at Tara River Canyon, and have some family-friendly fun at Adventure Park Lovcen.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zabljak holiday planner.

Sibiu, Romania to Zabljak is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Step out of Kotor to go to Krimovice and see Ploce Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, take a memorable drive along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen, and step aboard Porto Montenegro.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Kotor trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Zabljak to Kotor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kotor sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Spiljari, Porto Montenegro, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Ploce Beach
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Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

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 Petrovac (Gradiste monastary, Petrovac Quay, & more), Becici Beach (in Becici) and Budva (Statua Ballerina, Mogren Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach (Velika plaza) and relax in the rural setting at Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulcinj road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Kotor to Ulcinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kotor in July since evenings lows in Ulcinj dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Budva, Petrovac, The Monastery of Rezevici, Becici Beach
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Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach
Citadel ©
Citadel

4
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), Cetinje (Money Museum & Observation Deck on the Mountain Lovcen) and Virpazar (Virpazar-old-bridge & Nature & Wildlife Tours). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Skadar, explore the striking landscape of Lovcen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja, and Head underground at Lipa Cave.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Podgorica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Podgorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cetinje Municipality, Virpazar, Ostrog Monastery
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Lovcen National Park ©
Lovcen National Park
Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar

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