17 days in Montenegro Itinerary

17 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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17 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Zabljak
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kotor
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ulcinj
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Podgorica
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Zabljak is known for nature, adventure, outdoors, winter sports, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, take in breathtaking views at Tara River Canyon, get great views at Bobotov Kuk, and take in the views from Đurđevića Tara Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zabljak trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Zabljak is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kotor: Herceg-Novi (Blue Grotto & Mamula Fortress). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls, admire the landmark architecture of St. Tryphon Cathedral, and take a leisurely stroll along Porto Montenegro.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kotor using our trip planner.

Getting from Zabljak to Kotor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Perast, Spiljari, Tivat Municipality, Blue Grotto, Mamula Fortress
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Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

4
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Explore Ulcinj's surroundings by going to Budva (Mogren Beach, Altstadt (Old Town) Budva, & more), Monastery Praskvica (in Przno) and Petrovac (Gradiste monastary & The Monastery of Rezevici). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach (Velika plaza), explore the ancient world of The Old Town, stroll through Ada Bojana, and relax in the rural setting at Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ulcinj trip builder website .

Drive from Kotor to Ulcinj in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Budva, Jaz Beach, Gradiste monastary, Monastery Praskvica, The Monastery of Rezevici
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Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach
Citadel ©
Citadel

4
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Podgorica: Cetinje (Money Museum, Lovcen National Park, & more) and Ostrog Monastery (in Niksic). There's more to do: explore the activities along Lake Skadar and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Podgorica holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Ulcinj to Podgorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cetinje, Lipa Cave, Ostrog Monastery, Lovcen National Park
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Lovcen National Park ©
Lovcen National Park
Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar

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