12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Fly to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, 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.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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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 Monument to The King Tvrtko I. There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Promenade Pet Danica, walk around Boka Park, 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.
Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

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 St. Thomas Church. Step out of Budva with an excursion to King Nicholas Museum in Cetinje--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Rustovo Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Ivan 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.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:

Kotor — 3 nights

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): explore the galleries 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 fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:

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.