16 days in Montenegro Itinerary

16 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Podgorica
— 3 nights
2
Žabljak
— 4 nights
3
Kotor
— 5 nights
4
Ulcinj
— 3 nights

3
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.
Get outdoors at Morača River and Lake Skadar. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Morača River Canyon and Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ. Get out of town with these interesting Podgorica side-trips: Virpazar (Virpazar Stone Bridge, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more), Lipa Cave (in Lipa) and Cetinje (King Nicholas Museum, Lovćen National Park, &more). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Montenegrin Niagara Falls and don't miss a visit to Morača Monastery.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Podgorica trip itinerary builder.

Warsaw, Poland to Podgorica is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cetinje, Virpazar, Morača River Canyon, Morača Monastery
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Morača River
Morača River
Fishing Charters & Tours
Morača River Canyon
Morača River Canyon

4
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bobotov Kuk and Piva Canyon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Waterfall Rafting Centre and Lake Piva. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Zminje Lake, head outdoors with Medjed Peak, see human ingenuity at work at Mratinje Dam, and take in breathtaking views at Tara River Canyon.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Žabljak tour planner.

You can drive from Podgorica to Žabljak in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Plužine, Canyon Nevidio, Tara River Canyon, Mratinje Dam
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Zminje Lake ©
Zminje Lake
Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Waterfall Rafting Centre ©
Waterfall Rafting Centre

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen and Wine Tours & Tastings. Step out of the city life by going to Bay of Kotor and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotor: Herceg-Novi (Savina Winery, Savina Monastery, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, examine the collection at Maritime Museum, delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Kotor Old Town City Walls.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kotor trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Žabljak to Kotor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kotor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Herceg-Novi, Perast, Maritime Heritage Museum, Our Lady of Health
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
Fishing Charters & Tours
Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen ©
Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Miločer Park and Mogren Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Layered Rocks of Rafailovići and Embankment Bečići. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulcinj: Budva (Ballet Dancer Statue, Budva Old Town, &more), Petrovac (Petrovac Quay & Gradište Monastery) and Reževići Monastery (in Katun). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of Saint John and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

Plan trip to Ulcinj with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Kotor to Ulcinj by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kotor in July since evenings lows in Ulcinj dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Budva, Petrovac, Layered Rocks of Rafailovići, Embankment Bečići, Miločer Park
Highlights from your plan
Miločer Park ©
Miločer Park
Layered Rocks of Rafailovići
Layered Rocks of Rafailovići
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach

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