12-Day Montenegro road trip from Podgorica to Bar and Herceg Novi

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12 days & 11 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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11 nights included
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Experience the freedom of the open road in Montenegro as you embark on an unforgettable 12-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Podgorica, Rakića Kuće, Stari Bar, Tomba, Brca, Šušanj, Donji Murići, Bar, Pržno, Kotor, Dubraljevina, Herceg Novi, Meljine, Nikšić, and Danilovgrad Municipality. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Montenegro takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 3 nights in Podgorica, 4 nights in Bar, and 4 nights in Herceg Novi. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Montenegro. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Podgorica, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Montenegro on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Montenegro. Ostrog monastery and Old Town are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Podgorica, Rakića Kuće, Stari Bar, Tomba, Brca, Šušanj, Donji Murići, Bar, Pržno, Kotor, Dubraljevina, Herceg Novi, Meljine, Nikšić, and Danilovgrad Municipality, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Montenegro. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Montenegro.

Throughout your road trip in Montenegro, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Montenegro.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Montenegro fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Montenegro today!

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Included

Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Bar - city in MontenegroBar / 4 nights
Podgorica milenium bridge in Montenegro.Podgorica / 3 nights
Herceg Novi - town in MontenegroHerceg Novi / 4 nights
Nikšić - city in MontenegroNikšić
Photo of aerial view of Danilovgrad Montenegro, bridge on Zeta river on the way to Ostrog monastery and the downtown park.Danilovgrad
Kotor -  in MontenegroKotor
Photo of panoramic aerial view of old town of Budva, Montenegro.Budva

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Attractions

Photo of Monastery of Ostrog is a monastery of Serbian Orthodox Church placed against an almost vertical rock of Ostroska Greda, Montenegro.Ostrog monastery
Old Town, Herceg Novi, Herceg Novi Municipality, MontenegroOld Town
Fortress Old Bar, Stari Bar-dio, Stari Bar, Bar Municipality, MontenegroFortress Old Bar
Kampana Tower, Kotor Municipality, MontenegroKampana Tower
Kotor Fortress, Kotor Municipality, MontenegroKotor Fortress
Photo of Summer morning Adriatic coastline landscape with Jaz beach (near Budva, Montenegro).Jaz Beach
Ploce beach, Kotor Municipality, MontenegroPloce beach
Katedrala Svetog Tripuna - Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, Kotor Municipality, MontenegroSt Tryphon's Cathedral
Vodopad Nijagara, Tuzi, Tuzi Municipality, MontenegroVodopad Nijagara
King Nikola's Palace, Topolica, Bar, Bar Municipality, MontenegroKing Nikola's Palace
Photo of the 2,000 year old olive tree, Stara Maslina near to Stari Bar, Montenegro.Stara Maslina
Blue Cave, Luštica, Herceg Novi Municipality, MontenegroBlue Cave
Christ's Resurrection church in Podgorica,MontenegroOrthodox Temple of Christ's Resurrection
Independence Square, Podgorica, Podgorica Capital City, MontenegroIndependence Square
Photo of illuminated Millennium bridge in the city center, under colorful sunset sky, Podgorica, Montenegro, at night.Millennium Bridge
Photo of fortress in the Stari Grad Bar or Bar Old Town, a small town in Montenegro.Old Town Bar
Savina Monastery, Montenegro, Herceg Novi, Herceg Novi Municipality, MontenegroSavina Monastery, Montenegro
Old Ribnica River Bridge, Podgorica, Podgorica Capital City, MontenegroOld Ribnica River Bridge
Gorica Park, Podgorica, Podgorica Capital City, MontenegroGorica Park
Photo of Male Dajbabe Monastery was founded in 1897. View of the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin, Podgorica, Montenegro.Dajbabe Monastery
Red Beach, Žukotrlica, Bar, Bar Municipality, MontenegroRed Beach
Murici beach, Donji Murići, Bar Municipality, MontenegroMurići beach
Photo of Kanli Kula Fortress in Herceg Novi, Montenegro.Kanli Kula
Плажа Жукотрлица, Žukotrlica, Bar, Bar Municipality, MontenegroПлажа Жукотрлица
Spanish Fortress
Slano jezero - Vidikovac
LušticaLuštica
Manastir Ždrebaonik
Forte Mare Fortress
Belavista Square, Herceg Novi, Herceg Novi Municipality, MontenegroBelavista Square
Strand von Dobrec, Luštica, Herceg Novi Municipality, MontenegroStrand von Dobrec
St. George Church, Podgorica, Podgorica Capital City, MontenegroSt George Church
Hotel Boka's Park
Lighthouse
I Love Bar
Stepenište "Emir Kusturica" (Park hotel"Boka"- Gradska luka Škver)

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Day 1

Day 1 – Podgorica - arrival day

  • Podgorica - Arrival day
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  • Old Ribnica River Bridge
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Welcome to Podgorica, the perfect starting point for your road trip in Montenegro! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 2 nights immersing yourself in Podgorica's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Podgorica is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Podgorica. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Montenegro. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Podgorica. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to reserve a table at Konoba 'Lanterna' Podgorica, an iconic dining spot in Podgorica. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 920 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Pod Volat while in Podgorica. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 2,054 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Masala Art, a favorite in Podgorica. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.9 out of 5-star rating from 288 discerning guests.

One of travelers' and locals' favorite bars in the city is Ethno Jazz Club "Sejdefa". This claim is supported by 146 customers who have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you want to continue your night somewhere else, head to another popular place like Kokotov rep. This bar is a local favorite, with great drinks, lovely service, and an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 115 customers.

The options in Podgorica don’t end there. You could also spend some time at the excellent Street bar. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 123 customers, this bar is one of the best places to relax after a long, adventure-filled day.

Raise a toast to the start of your 12-day road trip in Montenegro!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Podgorica

  • Podgorica
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Drive 15 km, 54 min

  • Gorica Park
  • St George Church
  • Dajbabe Monastery
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Day 2 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Podgorica has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Podgorica by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Podgorica's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Porto. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Podgorica boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from around 288 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Podgorica is Chi Le Ma. It has garnered a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 423 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Vuk, in Podgorica. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 314 satisfied customers.

When you’ve finished your meal and an after-dinner drink sounds enticing, visit PUB WWW, one of the best bars in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 110 customers, and is the perfect complement to your refreshing weekend getaway experience in Montenegro.

If you would like to try another place, Alpe Bar is another great option that serves a variety of drinks. Considered one of the most popular bars in Podgorica, this bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 114 customers.

Hotel Hemera is also a great bar where you can have nice chats with locals and fellow travelers in the area. Hotel Hemera has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 375 customers.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Montenegro!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Rakića Kuće and Bar

  • Podgorica
  • Bar
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Drive 59 km, 1 hour 34 min

  • Millennium Bridge
  • Orthodox Temple of Christ's Resurrection
  • Vodopad Nijagara
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On day 3 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Montenegro, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Podgorica, Rakića Kuće, and Bar. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Bar, where you’ll be staying for 4 nights.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Millennium Bridge. This cable-stayed bridge is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 995 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Orthodox Temple of Christ's Resurrection. This church has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 1,315 reviews.

Rakića Kuće’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Podgorica behind. This drive usually takes around 18 min. Rakića Kuće welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Vodopad Nijagara. This sightseeing destination is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Rakića Kuće, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,515 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Rakića Kuće, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Bar may take around 54 min. Upon your arrival in Bar, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Bar, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Bar's best restaurants.

Book a table at Caffe Pizzeria Perbacco, a famous dining establishment in Bar. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 618 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Bar is Le Petit Chateau Restoran, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.3 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 547 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Bar’s Kraljevska Plaža for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 458 satisfied diners.

After dinner, visit Nice Vice, which is considered one of the best bars in the town. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 273 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like YOUR TIME. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 210 customers.

Say good night to Bar and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Montenegro!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Stari Bar, Tomba, and Bar

  • Bar
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Drive 10 km, 25 min

  • Stara Maslina
  • Old Town Bar
  • Fortress Old Bar
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On day 4 of your road trip in Montenegro, you’ll start and end your day in Stari Bar, but spend the day exploring what’s beyond the town. Since you will return to Bar for 3 nights more, there’s no need to rush. Experience Stari Bar, Tomba, and Bar to the fullest today with this curated day itinerary!

Set your GPS to Tomba and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 6 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Tomba beckons with new experiences!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Stara Maslina, a remarkable important tree where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,585 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Tomba, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Stari Bar may take around 5 min. Upon your arrival in Stari Bar, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Old Town Bar. This museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 939 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Fortress Old Bar. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,033 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Stari Bar and set your GPS to Bar. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 10 min. Upon reaching Bar, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Bar and your accommodation.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Bar's best restaurants.

Book a table at Ресторан Арія, a famous dining establishment in Bar. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 484 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Bar is Mornar, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.4 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 358 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Bar’s Pascucci for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 279 satisfied diners.

If you're looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend KARUBA PIZZA & PUB, claiming it's one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 83 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Las Ramblas. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 274 customers.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Montenegro.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Brca, Šušanj, Donji Murići, and Bar

  • Bar
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Drive 90 km, 2 hours 32 min

  • Плажа Жукотрлица
  • Red Beach
  • Murići beach
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Greet day 5 of your road trip in Montenegro with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to Bar for your remaining 2 nights in the town later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Brca, Šušanj, Donji Murići, and Bar.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Šušanj. This drive usually takes around 5 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Плажа Жукотрлица. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 394 visitors.

Brca’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Šušanj behind. This drive usually takes around 2 min. Brca welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Make Red Beach one of your first sightseeing stops in Brca. Rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 497 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

When you’ve had your share of Brca, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Donji Murići. Your travel time is around 1 hour 8 min.

Start your day with a visit to Murići beach. This extraordinary park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 397 visitors.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Bar.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Bar's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Soho Pizza Bar, an acclaimed dining establishment in Bar. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 282 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Ciao Pizzeria while experiencing the best of Bar. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 298 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Zlatna riba, an elegant culinary destination in Bar. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 154 previous guests.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the town, Dublin Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 71 reviews and guarantees you a great time.

If you want to continue your night somewhere else, head to a popular bar like Food House. This bar is a local favorite, with great drinks, lovely service, and an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 71 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Montenegro!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Bar

  • Bar
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Drive 4 km, 51 min

  • Lighthouse
  • I Love Bar
  • King Nikola's Palace
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Day 6 of your road trip across Montenegro promises a magnificent time exploring Bar. You have 1 night left in Bar. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Montenegro that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Bar has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Montenegro by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Bar.

Reserve a table at Parapet Pizza & Grill, a renowned restaurant in Bar. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 207 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Savoia while in Bar. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 153 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Bar at Gurman, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 128 customers.

Experience the local nightlife scene.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Montenegro!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Kotor, Dubraljevina, and Herceg Novi

  • Kotor
  • Budva
  • Herceg Novi
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Drive 114 km, 2 hours 32 min

  • Jaz Beach
  • Ploce beach
  • Kotor Fortress
  • Kampana Tower
  • St Tryphon's Cathedral
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 7 of your road trip in Montenegro, where you’ll be making 4 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Pržno, Kotor, Dubraljevina, and Herceg Novi. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Herceg Novi. Herceg Novi will be your home away from home for 4 nights.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Bar and set your GPS to Pržno. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 56 min. Upon reaching Pržno, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Pržno, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Dubraljevina. This drive usually takes around 8 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Make Ploce beach one of your first sightseeing stops in Dubraljevina. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,636 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Herceg Novi. Herceg Novi offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Herceg Novi.

Make a reservation at Gradska Kafana, a popular dining spot in Herceg Novi. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,432 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at Tri Lipe while indulging in the charm of Herceg Novi. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, cherished by 1,189 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of Konoba Feral, a treasured establishment in Herceg Novi. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 615 satisfied guests.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Herceg Novi. Yachting Club 32 is a fantastic option, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 676 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, don't forget to check out Pub Got. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 210 customers.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Montenegro.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Herceg Novi and Merdari

  • Herceg Novi
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Drive 153 km, 3 hours 46 min

  • Strand von Dobrec
  • Blue Cave
  • Luštica
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On day 8 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in Herceg Novi, where you'll stay for 3 nights more.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Luštica. This peninsula is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 259 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Merdari and set your GPS to Herceg Novi. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 1 hour 37 min. Upon reaching Herceg Novi, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Herceg Novi and your accommodation.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Herceg Novi.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Splendido. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Herceg Novi has received a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from around 713 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Peters Pie & Coffee should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Herceg Novi, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 548 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Restaurant Bonaca. This highly regarded restaurant in Herceg Novi has earned a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 112 satisfied guests.

After dinner, visit Pivnica, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Herceg Novi. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 203 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Bolivar Beach Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 129 customers.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Montenegro and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Herceg Novi and Meljine

  • Herceg Novi
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Drive 4 km, 42 min

  • Forte Mare Fortress
  • Old Town
  • Belavista Square
  • Kanli Kula
  • Savina Monastery, Montenegro
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Wake up to day 9 of your extraordinary road trip in Montenegro. With 2 nights left in Herceg Novi, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the city’s surroundings!

Drop by the renowned Savina Monastery, Montenegro. This popular place of worship has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 697 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Herceg Novi, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Meljine to Herceg Novi may take around 5 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Herceg Novi.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Herceg Novi. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Reserve a table at Konoba "Škver", a renowned restaurant in Herceg Novi. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 211 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at STARA KUCA while in Herceg Novi. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 207 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Herceg Novi at Taverna Galija, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 211 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Herceg Novi, Copas Beach. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 86 customers.

Travelers and locals alike also recommend Sangria Cocktail Bar. This bar has been rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 79 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Montenegro!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Herceg Novi

  • Herceg Novi
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Drive 2 km, 44 min

  • Spanish Fortress
  • Hotel Boka's Park
  • Stepenište "Emir Kusturica" (Park hotel"Boka"- Gradska luka Škver)
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Day 10 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Herceg Novi for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Herceg Novi, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Herceg Novi below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Herceg Novi. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to reserve a table at Banja bar, an iconic dining spot in Herceg Novi. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 156 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Pasta di Bocca while in Herceg Novi. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, treasured by 109 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Portofino, a favorite in Herceg Novi. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 106 discerning guests.

After your meal, consider going for a drink to celebrate this wonderful night in Montenegro.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Montenegro!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Nikšić, Danilovgrad Municipality, and Podgorica

  • Nikšić
  • Danilovgrad
  • Podgorica
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Drive 155 km, 2 hours 55 min

  • Slano jezero - Vidikovac
  • Ostrog monastery
  • Manastir Ždrebaonik
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 11 of your road trip in Montenegro. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 4 vibrant destinations - Nikšić, Danilovgrad Municipality, Danilovgrad Municipality, and Podgorica. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Podgorica. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Herceg Novi, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Nikšić may take around 1 hour 14 min. Upon your arrival in Nikšić, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Ostrog monastery. This much-appreciated monastery is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in 12,759 reviews.

Set your GPS to Podgorica and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 28 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Podgorica beckons with new experiences!

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Podgorica, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Podgorica. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to reserve a table at Garden, an iconic dining spot in Podgorica. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 294 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Sicilia Stari Aerodrom while in Podgorica. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, treasured by 258 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of PROTOKOL gastro bar / Podgorica, a favorite in Podgorica. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 208 discerning guests.

If you're looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Welder Pub, claiming it's one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 189 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is München Bierhaus | Pub München. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 202 customers.

Restoran bar Desetka Podgorica is another top-rated bar where you can spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 135 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Montenegro!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Podgorica - departure day

  • Podgorica - Departure day
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  • Independence Square
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Day 12 of your road trip in Montenegro is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Podgorica before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

As you approach the end of your journey in Montenegro, take a moment for some retail therapy in Podgorica’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family, or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Montenegro, a variety of items are waiting for you.

Before you conclude your road trip in Montenegro, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Podgorica.

You’ll then say farewell to Podgorica. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Montenegro!

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