13 days in Montenegro Itinerary

13 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Fly
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Podgorica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 5 nights
Drive to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Fly to Tel Aviv

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Skadar and Lovćen National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ostrog Monastery and Dajbabe Monastery. Step out of Podgorica with an excursion to Virpazar Stone Bridge in Virpazar--about 32 minutes away. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.

Discover how to plan a Podgorica trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Podgorica is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Podgorica. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kotor

— 4 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Visiting Bay of Kotor and Speed Boats Tours will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Kotor Old City and Kotor City Walls & Fortress. Go for a jaunt from Kotor to Radovići to see Plavi Horizonti Beach about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, take a leisurely stroll along Porto Montenegro, shop like a local with Cats of Kotor, and explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kotor sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Kotor sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 13:

Ulcinj

— 5 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 some historical perspective at Budva Old Town and St. Nicholas' Church. Visiting Mogren Beach and Long Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ulcinj side-trips: Budva (Citadel & Ballet Dancer Statue), Jaz Beach (in Prijevor) and Reževići Monastery (in Katun). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Bojana and stroll through Miločer Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ulcinj tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Kotor to Ulcinj by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ulcinj, with lows of 25°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:

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.