15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Zabljak
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Podgorica
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ulcinj
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kotor
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 15​min
End: Belgrade

3
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Visiting Bobotov Kuk and Tara River Canyon will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Piva Canyon and Adventure Park Durmitor. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Crno Lake and explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Nevidio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zabljak travel itinerary creator.

Belgrade, Serbia to Zabljak is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Piva Canyon, Tara River Canyon, Canyon Nevidio
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Piva Canyon ©
Piva Canyon
Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Canyon Nevidio
Canyon Nevidio

4
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Bukumirsko Lake will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Biogradska Gora National Park and Moraca Monastery. Go for a jaunt from Podgorica to Virpazar to see Skadar Lake National Park about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja, take in the views from Millennium Bridge, and explore the activities along Moraca River.

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

You can drive from Zabljak to Podgorica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kolasin Municipality, Bukumirsko Lake
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Moraca River ©
Moraca River
Biogradska Gora ©
Biogradska Gora
Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja ©
Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja

2
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Velika Plaza, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach (Velika plaza). On your second day here, deepen your knowledge of military history at Bar Stari Grad and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bar Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulcinj travel planner.

Getting from Podgorica to Ulcinj by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Ulcinj, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bar Stari Grad, Bar Beach
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Bar Stari Grad ©
Bar Stari Grad
St. Nicholas' Church ©
St. Nicholas' Church
Bar Beach ©
Bar Beach

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Milocher Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Miki Travel Kotor and Church of Blazena Ozana. Explore Kotor's surroundings by going to Lipa cave (in Cetinje), Plavi Horizonti Beach (in Radovici), Herceg-Novi (Fishing Charters & Tours & Monastery Savina) and Island of St. Nicholas (in Budva). On the 27th (Thu), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Maritime Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, contemplate the long history of Citadel, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kotor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ulcinj in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kotor, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Budva, Milocher Park, Lipa Cave, Savina Monastery, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
Church of Blazena Ozana ©
Church of Blazena Ozana
Plavi Horizonti Beach ©
Plavi Horizonti Beach

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