12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

12 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotor
— 2 nights
2
Rafailovici
— 2 nights
3
Sveti Stefan
— 2 nights
4
Ulcinj
— 1 night
5
Podgorica
— 2 nights
6
Žabljak
— 1 night
7
Orahovac
— 1 night

2
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.
Castle Of San Giovanni has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the striking features of City Government Building, Head underground at Blue Grotto, enjoy the sand and surf at Dobreč Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Cats Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Kotor Old Town City Walls, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castle Of San Giovanni, and then make a trip to Kotor Old City.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotor trip itinerary builder.

Ponta Delgada, Portugal to Kotor is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Azores Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Ponta Delgada, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Kotor, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Rafailovici.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

St. Nikola Church, Dobreč Beach, Castle Of San Giovanni, Blue Grotto
Highlights from your plan
Kotor Old Town City Walls ©
Kotor Old Town City Walls
Kotor Old City
Kotor Old City
Castle Of San Giovanni
Castle Of San Giovanni

2
nights
Rafailovici

Rafailovici ©
On the 11th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Cetinje Monastery, thenHead underground at Lipa Cave, and then don't miss a visit to Njegoš Mausoleum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Nikola, admire the striking features of Duljevo Monastery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rafailovići Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rafailovici driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kotor to Rafailovici in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sveti Stefan.

Things to do in Rafailovici

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Cetinje, Sveti Nikola, Duljevo Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Lipa Cave ©
Lipa Cave
Rafailovići Beach ©
Rafailovići Beach
Cetinje Monastery ©
Cetinje Monastery

2
nights
Sveti Stefan

Sveti Stefan
Sveti Stefan is a small islet and 5-star hotel resort on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, approximately southeast of Budva.The resort, known commercially as Aman Sveti Stefan, includes part of the mainland, where the Villa Miločer part of the resort is located. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Petrovac Beach as well as Beach Galija. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Rezhevichi Monastery, thenkick back and relax at Petrovac Beach, and then kick back and relax at Beach Galija.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sveti Stefan trip itinerary site.

Sveti Stefan is very close to Rafailovici. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Sveti Stefan

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Petrovac
Highlights from your plan
Petrovac Beach
Petrovac Beach
Beach Galija ©
Beach Galija
The Rezhevichi Monastery ©
The Rezhevichi Monastery

1
night
Ulcinj

Ulcinj
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 14th (Sat): kick back and relax at Long Beach, thenkick back and relax at Small Beach, and then take a stroll through Ulcinj Old Town.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulcinj tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Sveti Stefan to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Small Beach
Small Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Ulcinj Old Town
Ulcinj Old Town

2
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): make a trip to Independence Square and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ostrog Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Morača River and then explore the activities along Lake Skadar.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Podgorica tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Podgorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Žabljak.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ostrog Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar
Ostrog Monastery
Ostrog Monastery
Morača River
Morača River

1
night
Žabljak

Žabljak ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the activities along Jablan Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, and then get outside with Adventure Park Durmitor.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Žabljak trip planning app.

Drive from Podgorica to Žabljak in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Orahovac.

Things to do in Žabljak

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jablan Lake ©
Jablan Lake
Black Lake ©
Black Lake
Adventure Park Durmitor ©
Adventure Park Durmitor

1
night
Orahovac

Orahovac ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Orahovac trip planner.

You can drive from Žabljak to Orahovac in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Orahovac can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orahovac

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Our Lady of the Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks

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