9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

9 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro trip itinerary planner
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Tivat
— 2 nights
Drive
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Herceg-Novi
— 1 night
Drive
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Perast
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budva
— 3 nights
Drive

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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 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cultural Center, take a leisurely stroll along Porto Montenegro, and then learn about all things military at Maritime Heritage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, don't miss a visit to Njegoš Mausoleum, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lovćen National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tivat trip builder website.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Tivat Airport and Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Herceg-Novi.
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Nature · Parks · Museums
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Herceg-Novi — 1 night

Herceg-Novi welcomes visitors into the Bay of Kotor and spreads before them an array of attractions kissed by almost permanent sunshine.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Forte Mare, then take in the pleasant sights at Promenade of Herceg Novi, then admire the striking features of Savina Monastery, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kanli Kula Fortress.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Herceg-Novi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Tivat to Herceg-Novi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Herceg-Novi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Perast.
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Perast — 2 nights

Tourists on holiday in Perast often compare the city to Venice.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church, then step into the grandiose world of Zmajević Palace, and finally take an in-depth tour of Perast Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Školjke Boke, make a trip to Roman Mosaics Risan, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Mother Rozaria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Church.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Perast visit planning site.

Getting from Herceg-Novi to Perast by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Perast are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Budva.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Budva — 3 nights

Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Popular historic sites such as Budva Old Town and Citadel are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Church of the Holy Trinity and Magic Yard Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budva: Virpazar (Virpazar Stone Bridge & Boat Tours & Water Sports), Lipa Cave (in Lipa) and Lake Skadar (in Podgorica). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Mogren Beach, make a trip to Budva City Walls, relax and rejuvenate at Katharsis Wellness & Health, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Budva online trip planner.

You can drive from Perast to Budva in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling 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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