11 days in Montenegro Itinerary

11 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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11 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kotor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Podgorica
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Zabljak
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
End: Bratislava

3
nights
Kotor

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kotor side-trips: Herceg-Novi (Monastery Savina, Blue Grotto, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Kotor, and appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kotor itinerary maker tool .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Kotor is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bratislava in August: highs in Kotor hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Herceg-Novi, Porto Montenegro, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
River Rafting & Tubing
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor

3
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulcinj: Budva (Mogren Beach, Altstadt (Old Town) Budva, & more) and Becici Beach (in Becici). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach (Velika plaza).

For traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Ulcinj trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Kotor to Ulcinj by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Ulcinj. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Budva, Becici Beach
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Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach
Citadel ©
Citadel

2
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the views from Millennium Bridge and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ostrog Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Virpazar-old-bridge, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Podgorica online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Ulcinj to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zabljak.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Virpazar, Ostrog Monastery
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Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Bobotov Kuk, take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes and Partizans of World War II, and finally explore the activities along Crno Lake. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Adventure Park Durmitor and then take in breathtaking views at Tara River Canyon.

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Traveling by car from Podgorica to Zabljak takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zabljak

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tara River Canyon
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Black Lake ©
Black Lake
Tara River Canyon ©
Tara River Canyon

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