10 days in Montenegro Itinerary

10 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Podgorica — 1 night

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 25th (Thu), indulge your senses at Nomad Tours Montenegro, then take in the dramatic scenery at Montenegrin Niagara Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Morača River.

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If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase and Tivat Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Kotor.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
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Kotor — 1 night

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.
On the 26th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Sea Gate, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, and finally cruise along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kotor trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Kotor are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tivat.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive
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Tivat — 2 nights

Known for its marina and promenade, Tivat bathes in sunshine during summer, making it an ideal stop for trips around Kotor Bay.
You've now added PMYC Pool to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get a taste of local nightlife at PMYC Pool, make a trip to Mamula Fortress, then Head underground at Blue Grotto, then stroll through Plavi Horizonti Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Cultural Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): head outdoors with Mount Vrmac, take a tour of Porto Montenegro, then don't miss a visit to Sailboat Jadran, and finally surround yourself with nature on Magical Montenegro.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tivat trip itinerary maker site.

Tivat is just a short distance from Kotor. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Budva.
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Budva — 3 nights

Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes La Roca, Club Ambiente and Kamenovo Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Layered Rocks of Rafailovići and Ploče Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Sveti Stefan Beach and Drobni Pijesak. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Jaz Beach, stroll through Bečići Beach, stop by Budva Leather, and pause for some photo ops at Ballet Dancer Statue.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Budva journey planner.

Drive from Tivat to Budva in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Budva sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ulcinj.
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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.
You've now added Barbarossa Pirate Bar to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Veliki Pijesak Beach, discover the deep blue sea with Scuba Quest Montenegro, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Monument, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Barbarossa Pirate Bar. Keep things going the next day: stop by Lovac Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, kick back and relax at Long Beach, then explore the activities along Bojana River, and finally stroll through Zenska plaza.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ulcinj trip planning site.

Getting from Budva to Ulcinj by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Ulcinj, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Montenegro travel guide

Historic Sites · Beaches · Bodies of Water
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.