8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Kotor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Žabljak
— 1 night
Drive
3
Podgorica
— 3 nights
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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, make a trip to Kotor Old City, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower, and get to know the fascinating history of Kotor City Walls & Fortress.

Discover how to plan a Kotor trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Kotor is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. In April, Kotor is somewhat warmer than Brussels - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:

Žabljak

— 1 night
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 7th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Valovito Lake, hit the slopes at Savin Kuk Ski Resort, then explore the activities along Black Lake, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and finally snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Žabljak route planning site.

You can drive from Kotor to Žabljak in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:

Podgorica

— 3 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 Podgorica's surroundings by going to Lovćen National Park (in Cetinje), Lipa Cave (in Lipa) and Virpazar (Monument to the Partizans and Heroes of the World War II, Virpazar Stone Bridge, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Skadar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, take in the views from Millennium Bridge, and take in the dramatic scenery at Montenegrin Niagara Falls.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Podgorica visit planner.

You can drive from Žabljak to Podgorica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

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.