8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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8 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
+3
Fly + shuttle + foot + bus:  5​h 30​min
1
Kotor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Podgorica
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Kolasin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Zabljak
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Zagreb

4
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and Milocher Park. Explore Kotor's surroundings by going to Herceg-Novi (Herceg- Novi Old Town & Mamula Fortress) and Plavi Horizonti Beach (in Radovici). Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Gurdich Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church, and examine the collection at Cats Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kotor travel route planner.

Zagreb, Croatia to Kotor is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kotor are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Kotor

Tours Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Herceg-Novi, Perast, Milocher Park, Plavi Horizonti Beach
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Photography Tours
Walking tours
Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park

1
night
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. On the 2nd (Sun), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Moraca River.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Podgorica trip planner .

You can drive from Kotor to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Kolasin.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Moraca River ©
Moraca River
Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja ©

1
night
Kolasin

Kolasin ©
Kolašin, is a town in northern Montenegro. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Biogradska Gora National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kolasin route site .

You can take a train from Podgorica to Kolasin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Zabljak.

Things to do in Kolasin

Nature Parks
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Biogradska Gora National Park ©
Biogradska Gora National Park

1
night
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): head outdoors with Adventure Park Durmitor, contemplate the waterfront views at Zminje Lake, and then take in the awesome beauty at Bobotov Kuk.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zabljak trip planner .

Drive from Kolasin to Zabljak in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zabljak

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

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