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:  3​h 15​min
Herceg-Novi, Montenegro
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Zabljak, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Kolasin, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Virpazar, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​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

Dubrovnik ©
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Brsalje Street, admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, and then contemplate the long history of Stradun.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik itinerary maker.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Dubrovnik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Dubrovnik. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in October; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Herceg-Novi.

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Historic Sites Museums
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Brsalje Street ©
Brsalje Street
Stradun ©
Stradun
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

few
hours
Herceg-Novi, Montenegro

Herceg-Novi
Herceg Novi is a coastal town in Montenegro located at the entrance to the Bay of Kotor and at the foot of Mount Orjen. To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Herceg-Novi vacation trip planner.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Herceg-Novi in an hour. Traveling from Dubrovnik in October, Herceg-Novi is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. You will leave for Zabljak on the 3rd (Tue).

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Outdoors Tours Parks
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3
days
Zabljak, Montenegro

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bobotov Kuk and Đurđevića Tara Bridge. 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.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zabljak vacation builder.

You can drive from Herceg-Novi to Zabljak in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kolasin.

Things to do in Zabljak

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Piva Canyon
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Tara River Canyon ©
Tara River Canyon
Crno Lake ©
Crno Lake

3
days
Kolasin, Montenegro

Kolasin ©
Kolašin, is a town in northern Montenegro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Biogradska Gora National Park and Partisan memorial cemetary - Kolasin. Escape the urban bustle at Prokletije Mountains and Ski Resort Kolašin 1450. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Moraca Monastery and snap pictures at Old Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kolasin vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Zabljak to Kolasin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Virpazar.

Things to do in Kolasin

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

2
days
Virpazar, Montenegro

Virpazar is a town in the Bar municipality, Montenegro. On the 9th (Mon), explore the activities along Skadar Lake National Park, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then admire the striking features of Bar Stari Grad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Lipa Cave, stop by Honey & Wine Farm Jablan, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Virpazar travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kolasin to Virpazar in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and car. In October, daytime highs in Virpazar are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Virpazar

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Montenegro, Honey & Wine Farm Jablan, Lipa Cave
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Skadar Lake National Park ©
Skadar Lake National Park
Lipa Cave ©
Lipa Cave

2
days
Kotor, Montenegro

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Perast Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, then explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, and finally delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Blazena Ozana, then get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Kotor vacation planner.

You can drive from Virpazar to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Perast
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R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
City Walls ©
City Walls

1
day
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
On the 13th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, then kick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach, then don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Gradske Zidine.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik travel planner.

You can drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

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

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