30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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30 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Podgorica
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ulcinj
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Budva
— 4 nights
Bus:  45 min
4
Cetinje
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Kotor
— 4 nights
Drive:  15 min
6
Tivat Municipality
— 3 nights
Bus:  45 min
7
Herceg-Novi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Pluzine
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Zabljak
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
10
Dobrilovina
— 1 night
Drive + Train:  2 h 15 min
11
Podgorica
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: London

4
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skadar Lake National Park. St. George's Church and Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Prokletije Mountains and Moraca River Canyon. Venture out of the city with trips to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Virpazar) and Ostrog Monastery (in Niksic). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Mrtvica Canyon, get your game on at Karting Centar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dajbabe Monastery, and do a tasting at 13 jul Plantaže.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Podgorica trip itinerary builder .

London, UK to Podgorica is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Podgorica, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Prokletije National Park, Moraca River Canyon, Ostrog Monastery, Mrtvica Canyon, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Mrtvica Canyon ©
Mrtvica Canyon
Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
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. On the 6th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Crkva Svete Petke, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sutomore Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sailors' Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Long Beach (Velika plaza) and then kick back and relax at Zenska plaza.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ulcinj tour website .

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 April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Budva

Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Church of the Holy Trinity and Monastery Praskvica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Layered Rocks of Rafailovici and Santa Maria in Punta Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Budva: Virpazar (Wine tasting - Winery Masanovic & Fishing Charters & Tours) and Petrovac (The Monastery of Rezevici & Perazica Do). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Mogren Beach, stroll through Becici Beach, and contemplate the long history of Citadel.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Budva planner .

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Budva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Budva sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Cetinje.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Virpazar, Becici Beach, The Monastery of Rezevici, Perazica Do, Monastery Praskvica
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Perazica Do ©
Perazica Do
Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Church of the Holy Trinity

2
nights
Cetinje

Cetinje ©
Cetinje, is a city and Old Royal Capital (Montenegrin: Prijestonica / Приjестоница) of Montenegro. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Court Church on Cipur, see the interesting displays at Money Museum, and then stroll around Lovcen National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Lipa Cave, admire the landmark architecture of The building of the former Embassy of Great Britain in Montenegro, then see the interesting displays at Historical, Art, and Archaeology Museum at Vladin Dom, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Montenegro, and finally get great views at Observation Deck on the Mountain Lovcen.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cetinje road trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Budva to Cetinje in an hour. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Cetinje

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Cetinje Municipality
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Lovcen National Park ©
Lovcen National Park
Court Church on Cipur ©
Court Church on Cipur
National Museum of Montenegro ©
National Museum of Montenegro

4
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.
Church of Blazena Ozana and Monastery and Church of St. Clare will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of St. Eustachius and Palace Zmajevic. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Our Lady's Temple of Prcanj, contemplate the long history of Kampana Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fort sv Andrija, and get to know the fascinating history of City Walls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kotor tour planner.

Drive from Cetinje to Kotor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Kotor sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Tivat Municipality.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Perast, Dobrota, Our Lady's Temple of Prcanj
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Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
Our Lady's Temple of Prcanj ©
Our Lady's Temple of Prcanj
Palace Zmajevic ©
Palace Zmajevic

3
nights
Tivat Municipality

Tivat Municipality ©
Tivat Municipality is the smallest municipality in Montenegro by area, situated in the Bay of Kotor. Get outdoors at Plavi Horizonti Beach and Tivat Solila. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Roko Church and St. Mary's Church. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Maritime Heritage Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Sava, contemplate the long history of The Palace Bucha, and see the interesting displays at Zbirka pomorskog nasljeda.

Plan my trip to Tivat Municipality with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Tivat Municipality is very close to Kotor. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Herceg-Novi.

Things to do in Tivat Municipality

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Mount Vrmac ©
Mount Vrmac
Plavi Horizonti Beach ©
Plavi Horizonti Beach
Kalardovo Beach ©
Kalardovo Beach

3
nights
Herceg-Novi

Herceg-Novi
Herceg Novi is a coastal town in Montenegro located at the entrance to the Bay of Kotor and at the foot of Mount Orjen. You've now added Blue Grotto to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Herceg- Novi Old Town and Savina Winery. Visiting Stevuzo and Promenade Pet Danica will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Monastery Savina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St. Jerome, don't miss a visit to Church of St. Leopold Mandic, and get outside with Zanjic Cove.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Herceg-Novi trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by bus from Tivat Municipality to Herceg-Novi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Herceg-Novi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Pluzine.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Blue Grotto
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Promenade Pet Danica
Promenade Pet Danica
Savina Monastery ©
Savina Monastery
Savina Winery ©
Savina Winery

1
night
Pluzine

Pluzine ©
Plužine is a town in northwestern Montenegro. Piva Canyon has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Pivskoe Reservoir and then explore the stunning scenery at Piva Canyon.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pluzine tour builder website .

You can drive from Herceg-Novi to Pluzine in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Herceg-Novi in April; daily highs in Pluzine reach 19°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Zabljak.

Things to do in Pluzine

Parks Nature
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Piva Canyon ©
Piva Canyon
Pivskoe Reservoir ©
Pivskoe Reservoir

2
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Nevidio, don't miss a visit to Stecci, and then get outside with Adventure Park Durmitor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Jablan Lake, then explore the activities along Zminje Lake, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and finally take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zabljak day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Pluzine to Zabljak takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dobrilovina.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Canyon Nevidio
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Canyon Nevidio
Canyon Nevidio
Adventure Park Durmitor ©
Adventure Park Durmitor
Zminje Lake ©
Zminje Lake

1
night
Dobrilovina

Dobrilovina ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Dobrilovina Monastery and then explore the stunning scenery at Tara River Canyon.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dobrilovina road trip website .

Traveling by car from Zabljak to Dobrilovina takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Podgorica.

Things to do in Dobrilovina

Parks Nature
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Tara River Canyon ©
Tara River Canyon
Dobrilovina Monastery ©
Dobrilovina Monastery

3
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
You've now added Skadar Lake National Park to your itinerary. On the 28th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Grmozhur Fortress, then explore the activities along Skadar Lake National Park, then admire the masterpieces at Centre of Contemporary Art at Petrovic Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Martyr Dimitrije. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Kuce Rakica on Cijevna, then appreciate the history behind Monument to A.S. Pushkin and N.N. Goncharova, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Monastery Zhdrebaonik.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Podgorica sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of car and train from Dobrilovina to Podgorica takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Grmozhur Fortress, Orthodox Monastery Zhdrebaonik
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Church of the Holy Heart of Jesus ©
Church of the Holy Heart of Jesus
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar

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