12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kotor
1
Kotor
— 6 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Budva
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ulcinj
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Podgorica
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Paris

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Our Lady of the Rocks and Castle Of San Giovanni. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Zmajević Palace and Church of St. Eustachius. Explore Kotor's surroundings by going to Lovćen National Park (in Cetinje) and Plavi Horizonti Beach (in Radovici). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Kotor Old Town City Walls, step into the grandiose world of Drago Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Blažena Ozana, and contemplate the long history of Grubonja Palace.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kotor online trip maker.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Tivat Airport and Podgorica Airport. In May, daytime highs in Kotor are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Budva.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Perast, Tivat Municipality, Dobrota, Castle Of San Giovanni, Lovćen National Park
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Zmajević Palace ©
Zmajević Palace
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks
Church of St. Eustachius ©
Church of St. Eustachius

2
nights
Budva

Budva
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Punta Church, contemplate the long history of Budva Old Town, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Trinity, and finally stroll through Trsteno Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of King Nicholas Museum, steep yourself in history at Citadel, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saint Ivan Church, and finally stroll through Mogren Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Budva journey planner.

Budva is very close to Kotor. May in Budva sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Trsteno Beach, King Nicholas Museum
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Budva Old Town
Budva Old Town
Saint Ivan Church
Saint Ivan Church
Church of the Holy Trinity
Church of the Holy Trinity

1
night
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach (Velika plaža). On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Sutomore Beach and then wander the streets of The Old Town.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ulcinj trip simple and quick.

Drive from Budva to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Ulcinj sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sutomore Beach
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Long Beach (Velika plaža) ©
Long Beach (Velika plaža)
St. Nicholas' Church ©
St. Nicholas' Church
Sutomore Beach
Sutomore Beach

2
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica
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.
On the 30th (Tue), learn about winemaking at 13 jul Plantaže Vineyard, contemplate the waterfront views at Bukumirsko Lake, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Podgorica trip builder website.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bukumirsko Lake
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ ©
Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ
Dajbabe Monastery ©
Dajbabe Monastery

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