16 days in Montenegro Itinerary

16 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Tivat
— 2 nights
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Kotor
— 5 nights
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Ulcinj
— 3 nights
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Žabljak
— 2 nights
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Podgorica
— 3 nights
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Tivat — 2 nights

Known for its marina and promenade, Tivat bathes in sunshine during summer, making it an ideal stop for trips around Kotor Bay.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Antoine, then visit Herceg Novi Old Town, and then admire the landmark architecture of Savina Monastery. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour of Porto Montenegro, kick back and relax at Plavi Horizonti Beach, and then head outdoors with Magical Montenegro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tivat online trip itinerary maker.

Frankfurt, Germany to Tivat is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kotor.
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Kotor — 5 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kotor Old City and St. Tryphon Cathedral. Our Lady of the Rocks and St. Nikola Church will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Kotor to Krimovica to see Ploče Beach about 32 minutes away. Dedicate the 29th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, don't miss a visit to Njegoš Mausoleum, examine the collection at Maritime Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor City Walls & Fortress.

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Kotor is just a stone's throw from Tivat. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.
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Ulcinj — 3 nights

While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ulcinj Old Town and Ulcinj Museum of Archaeology, Ethnology and Local History. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Long Beach and Ada Bojana. Explore Ulcinj's surroundings by going to Bar (King Nikola's Palace & Scuba Quest Montenegro). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil, stop by Lovac Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and appreciate the history behind Liberty Monument.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ulcinj holiday website.

You can drive from Kotor to Ulcinj in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Žabljak.
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Žabljak — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the activities along Black Lake, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, then take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Tara River Canyon.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Žabljak driving holiday planner.

Getting from Ulcinj to Žabljak by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Podgorica.
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cetinje Monastery and King Nicholas Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Podgorica: Virpazar (Fishing Charters & Tours & Virpazar Stone Bridge). The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the activities along Lake Skadar, take in the views from Millennium Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.

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Traveling by car from Žabljak to Podgorica takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight 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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