15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro visit planner

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Fly to Dubrovnik, Drive to Herceg Novi, Bus to Žabljak
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Žabljak
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 7 nights
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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.
When in Žabljak, make a side trip to see Tara River Canyon in Dobrilovina, approximately Dobrilovina away. On the 21st (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Black Lake, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Žabljak route site.

Edinburgh, UK to Žabljak is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight, car, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature

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Ulcinj

— 4 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Family-friendly places like Long Beach and Veliki Pijesak Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Ulcinj: Bar Beach (in Bar), Sutomore Beach (in Sutomore) and Lake Skadar (in Podgorica). There's lots more to do: stroll through Ada Bojana, kick back and relax at Zenska plaza, and relax in the rural setting at Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ulcinj day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Žabljak to Ulcinj takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Kotor

— 7 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.
Family-friendly places like Jaz Beach and Budva Old Town will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Kotor side-trips: Miločer Park (in Sveti Stefan), Bečići Beach (in Bečići) and Ploče Beach (in Krimovica). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kotor Old City, get a taste of local nightlife at Kamenovo Beach, make a trip to Kotor City Walls & Fortress, and explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kotor itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Kotor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ulcinj in August since evenings lows in Kotor dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.