12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Podgorica Airport, Drive to Ulcinj
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Ulcinj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Herceg-Novi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budva
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 3 nights
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Ulcinj

— 2 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Ulcinj Old Town has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Bar Beach and then wander the streets of Ulcinj Old Town.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ulcinj trip builder app.

Paris, France to Ulcinj is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Paris in May, expect Ulcinj to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Herceg-Novi.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Herceg-Novi

— 2 nights
Herceg-Novi welcomes visitors into the Bay of Kotor and spreads before them an array of attractions kissed by almost permanent sunshine.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Savina Monastery and Promenade Pet Danica. There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, walk around Savinska Dubrava Park, pause for some photo ops at Monument to The King Tvrtko I, and don't miss a visit to Tito's Villa Galeb.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Herceg-Novi trip planner.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Herceg-Novi in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Ulcinj in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Herceg-Novi, with lows around 13°C. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Budva.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

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Budva

— 4 nights
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Explore hidden gems such as Podmaine Monastery and King Nicholas Museum. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Rustovo Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Punta Church, and steep yourself in history at Citadel.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Budva journey website.

Getting from Herceg-Novi to Budva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Perast Museum, explore the historical opulence of Grubonja Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Blažena Ozana. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Zmajević Palace and then admire the striking features of Radoničić Milošević Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip itinerary maker tool.

Kotor is just a stone's throw from Budva. May in Kotor sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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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.