38 days in Montenegro Itinerary

38 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Ulcinj
— 5 nights
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Kotor
— 13 nights
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Žabljak
— 5 nights
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Kolašin Region
— 5 nights
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Podgorica
— 9 nights

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Ulcinj

— 5 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Explore Ulcinj's surroundings by going to Budva (Budva Old Town, Citadel, &more), Tivat (Pine Embankment, Porto Montenegro, &more) and Petrovac (Roman Mosaics & St. Thomas Church). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bar Stari Grad, explore the galleries of King Nikola's Palace, stroll through Bečići Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duljevo Monastery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ulcinj route planning tool.

Podgorica to Ulcinj is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daily temperatures in Ulcinj can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:

Kotor

— 13 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 the long history of Kotor Old City, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip planner.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Kotor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ulcinj in June since evenings lows in Kotor dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 19:

Žabljak

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Žabljak: Tara River Canyon (in Dobrilovina) and Plužine (Lake Piva & Piva Canyon). On the 24th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and don't miss a visit to Stecci.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Žabljak road trip planner.

You can drive from Kotor to Žabljak in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kolašin Region.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:

Kolašin Region

— 5 nights
Kolašin Municipality is one of the municipalities of Montenegro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kolašin Region: Plav (Prokletije National Park & Redžepagić Tower) and Andrijevica (Kom Vasojevicki & Komovi Mountain Range). Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Biogradska Gora National Park. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Morača Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Demetrius Church, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Fallen Soldiers, and explore the stunning scenery at Mrtvica Canyon.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolašin Region trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Žabljak to Kolašin Region takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Kolašin Region

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:

Podgorica

— 9 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Podgorica: Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići), Virpazar (Fortress Besac, Virpazar Stone Bridge, &more) and Cetinje (Church of St. Anthony of Padua, Lovćen National Park, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Skadar, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, Head underground at Lipa Cave, and make a trip to Church of St. Petka.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Podgorica road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kolašin Region to Podgorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 8:

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.