15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro Trip Planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Kotor
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Podgorica
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Žabljak
— 3 nights
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Kotor — 6 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Our Lady of the Rocks and Zmajević Palace. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Miločer Park and Plavi Horizonti Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotor: Lovćen National Park (in Cetinje) and Bečići Beach (in Bečići). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Eustachius, explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, explore the historical opulence of Grubonja Palace, and explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotor online day trip planner.

Paris, France to Kotor is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: highs in Kotor hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ulcinj.
Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Long Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Ulcinj Old Town and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Flea Market.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ulcinj trip planner.

Drive from Kotor to Ulcinj in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Ulcinj sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Podgorica.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
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Podgorica — 3 nights

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.
Visit St. George's Church and Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Horseback Riding Tours and Bukumirsko Lake. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Morača River, snap pictures at Millennium Bridge, do a tasting at 13 Jul Plantaže Vineyard, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dajbabe Monastery.

Find out how to plan Podgorica trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Ulcinj to Podgorica by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Žabljak.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours
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Žabljak — 3 nights

A trip to Zabljak takes you to the north of the country, a mountainous region that's as steeped in great scenery and views as it is in history and culture.
On the 31st (Wed), take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and Paul, and then stroll through Bobotov Kuk.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Žabljak trip planning tool.

You can drive from Podgorica to Žabljak in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Adventure
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.