13 days in Dubrovnik & Montenegro Itinerary

13 days in Dubrovnik & Montenegro Itinerary

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13 days in Dubrovnik & Montenegro Itinerary

Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Zabljak, Montenegro
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Kolasin, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Ulcinj, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Tel Aviv, Israel

1
day
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Memorial Room of the Defenders of Dubrovnik, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jewish Synagogue, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Brsalje Street.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip generator.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Dubrovnik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect Dubrovnik to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zabljak.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Sightseeing Historic Sites Museums
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Brsalje Street
Jewish Synagogue

3
days
Zabljak, Montenegro

Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bobotov Kuk and Zminje Lake. Step out of the city life by going to Tara River Canyon and Adventure Park Durmitor. Go for a jaunt from Zabljak to Pluzine to see Piva Canyon about 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Crno Lake and snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zabljak vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Zabljak in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kolasin.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Piva Canyon
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Bobotov Kuk
Tara River Canyon
Crno Lake

3
days
Kolasin, Montenegro

Kolašin, is a town in northern Montenegro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Biogradska Gora National Park and Botanical Garden. Escape the urban bustle at Prokletije Mountains and Ski Resort Kolašin 1450. There's more to do: make a trip to Moraca Monastery and snap pictures at Old Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kolasin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zabljak to Kolasin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kolasin

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trips

Prokletije Mountains, Old Bridge
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Biogradska Gora National Park
Moraca Monastery
Ski Resort Kolašin 1450

2
days
Ulcinj, Montenegro

Ulcinj or Ulqin ) is the southernmost town in Montenegro. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, then explore the ancient world of The Old Town, then explore the activities along Bojana River, and finally examine the collection at Ulcinj Museum of Archaeology, Ethnology and Local History. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Long Beach (Velika plaza), hunt for treasures at Flea Market, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ulcinj trip planner.

Getting from Kolasin to Ulcinj by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ulcinj can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Flea Market, Bojana River, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Long Beach (Velika plaza)
The Old Town
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
days
Kotor, Montenegro

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, then pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, and finally get engrossed in the history at Perast Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Blazena Ozana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Eustahije, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally step into the grandiose world of Grubonja Palace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kotor tour planner.

Drive from Ulcinj to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In October, daytime highs in Kotor are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Sightseeing Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Perast, Church of St. Eustahije
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R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Bay of Kotor
Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni

1
day
Dubrovnik, Croatia

On the 13th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Gornji Ugao Tower, then head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, then kick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Gradske Zidine.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Sightseeing Beaches

Side Trip

Church of St Nicholas
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Sveti Jakov Beach
Gradske Zidine
Island of Lokrum

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