9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Paris
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Podgorica
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Ulcinj
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kotor
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Paris

4
days
Podgorica

Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja and St. George's Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Biogradska Gora National Park and Moraca Monastery. Change things up with a short trip to Kayaking & Canoeing in Virpazar (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Moraca River, snap pictures at Ribnica Bridge (Most na Ribnici), pause for some serene contemplation at Dajbabe Monastery, and head outdoors with Kuce Rakica on Cijevna.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Podgorica trip itinerary maker.

Paris, France to Podgorica is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Podgorica reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kolasin, Skadar Lake National Park
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Biogradska Gora National Park
Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja
Moraca River

1
day
Ulcinj

Ulcinj or Ulqin ) is the southernmost town in Montenegro. On the 24th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Velika Plaza and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach (Velika plaza).

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Ulcinj itinerary planner.

You can drive from Podgorica to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Long Beach (Velika plaza)

4
days
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Monastery Savina and Citadel. Take a break from the city and head to Plavi Horizonti Beach and Miki Travel Kotor. Get out of town with these interesting Kotor side-trips: Lipa cave (in Cetinje) and Milocher Park (in Sveti Stefan). And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, steep yourself in history at Altstadt (Old Town) Budva, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and explore the activities along Bay of Kotor.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kotor vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ulcinj in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kotor, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Budva, Lipa Cave, Milocher Park, Monastery Savina, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Milocher Park
Plavi Horizonti Beach
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

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