53 days in Montenegro Itinerary

53 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Drive to Žabljak
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Žabljak
— 7 nights
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Kolašin
— 8 nights
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Plav
— 6 nights
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Podgorica
— 13 nights
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Ulcinj
— 8 nights
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Kotor
— 9 nights
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Žabljak — 7 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Žabljak: Ski Centar Vucje (in Nikšić), Krnovo Wind Farm (in Krnovo) and Hussein-Pahas Mosque (in Pljevlja). On the 9th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, admire the engineering at Mratinje Dam, and make a trip to Stecci.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Žabljak sightseeing planner.

New York City, USA to Žabljak is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kolašin.
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Kolašin — 8 nights

In the northeastern section of the country, Kolašin remains the heart of a picturesque region shaped by the Morača River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kolašin: Jasikovac (in Berane), Zavičajni Muzej Bijelo Polje (in Bijelo Polje) and Komovi Mountain Range (in Andrijevica). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Resort Kolašin 1450, make a trip to Cirilovac Monastery, stroll the grounds of Partisan Memorial Cemetery at Breza, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Demetrius Church.

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Drive from Žabljak to Kolašin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Plav.
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Plav — 6 nights

If you choose to vacation in Plav, you'll reach the town by a road following the river Lim, which flows through a landscape dominated by the country's highest mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Plav: Berane (Djurdjevi Stupovi Monastery & Kaludra Monastery). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Prokletije National Park, make a trip to Holy Trinity Monastery, explore the activities along Oko Skakavice, and take in panoramic vistas at Redžepagić Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Plav trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Kolašin to Plav takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Podgorica.
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Podgorica — 13 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Podgorica: Cetinje (Lovćen National Park, Court Church on Cipur, &more), Lipa Cave (in Lipa) and Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Honey & Wine Farm Jablan, explore the activities along Slano Lake, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Drive from Plav to Podgorica in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ulcinj.
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Ulcinj — 8 nights

While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ulcinj: Bar (Bar Stari Grad & King Nikola's Palace), Jaz Beach (in Prijevor) and Budva (Budva City Walls, Citadel, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, wander the streets of Ulcinj Old Town, explore the activities along Bojana River, and head outdoors with Pro Diving Montenegro.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ulcinj trip planner.

You can drive from Podgorica to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, daily temperatures in Ulcinj can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kotor.
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Kotor — 9 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.
Kotor is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, get outside with Mount Vrmac, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kotor trip planner.

Drive from Ulcinj to Kotor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kotor can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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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.
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