8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kotor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Niksic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Zabljak
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Namfleg Workshop, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manastir Svetog Francisa, then see the interesting displays at Cats Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Stari Grad Kotor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Cats of Kotor Souvenirs and Handicraft, then get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, then pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, and finally explore the activities along Bay of Kotor.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kotor driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Kotor is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in Kotor: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cetinje, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor

3
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Get some cultural insight at Altstadt (Old Town) Budva and Citadel. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mogren Beach and Ada Bojana. Get out of town with these interesting Ulcinj side-trips: Skadar Lake National Park (in Podgorica), Ballet Dancer Statue (in Budva) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Virpazar). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach (Velika plaza), stroll through Becici Beach, and take a stroll through The Old Town.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ulcinj trip planner .

Getting from Kotor to Ulcinj by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in July, Ulcinj is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Niksic.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Budva, Becici Beach, Lake Skadar
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Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach
Long Beach (Velika plaza) ©
Long Beach (Velika plaza)

1
night
Niksic

Niksic ©
Nikšić is the second largest city of Montenegro, with a total population of 57,278, located in the west of the country, in the centre of the spacious Nikšić field at the foot of Mount Trebjesa. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil of Ostrog Orthodox Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ostrog Monastery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manitovac Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Niksic online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Ulcinj to Niksic by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Zabljak.

Things to do in Niksic

Historic Sites Parks
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Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery
Manitovac Park ©
Manitovac Park

1
night
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Crno Lake, then get outside with Adventure Park Durmitor, then explore the activities along Valovito Lake, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bobotov Kuk.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zabljak day trip website .

Traveling by car from Niksic to Zabljak takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Black Lake ©
Black Lake
Adventure Park Durmitor ©
Adventure Park Durmitor

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