Cheap 5-Day Montenegro Road Trip from Podgorica to Bar and surrounding area

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Duration
5 days & 4 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
4 nights included
Car rental
5 days included
Flights
Optional
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Description

Bring out the adventurer in you and embark on an exciting 5-day road trip through Montenegro! Travel to Podgorica, Rakića Kuće, Tuzi Municipality, Stari Bar, Tomba, Bar, Brca, Šušanj, and Virpazar with this cheap holiday package!

Explore Montenegro for less with this 5-day self-drive package. This customizable and cheap Montenegro travel package promises non-stop adventure. We'll introduce you to many famous and affordable vacation spots in the country. Dine with locals at popular restaurants and bars across Montenegro and get a taste of the people’s hospitality and authentic food.

This travel plan allows you to stay comfortably at a top-rated budget hotel for 3 nights in Podgorica and 1 night in Bar. We'll help you have an unforgettable road trip experience in Montenegro at the lowest price!

On arrival in Podgorica, you'll pick up your rental vehicle. From there, you'll begin your journey to the best and cheapest places to travel to in Montenegro. Montenegro offers a wealth of world-class natural and scenic beauty you wouldn't want to miss!

During your cheap holiday in Montenegro, the choice of accommodation is entirely yours. Enjoy the freedom to select the ideal budget-friendly stay that perfectly matches your needs. Rest assured, your affordable accommodation will provide a welcoming retreat after a day of exploration and discovery.

Your camera will be full of memories you can share with friends and family or on social media.

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 affordable holiday package includes everything you need for a fantastic 5-day vacation in Montenegro. We'll offer you cheap flights and arrange your hotel reservations for 4 nights. We'll also provide you with the best budget rental car in Montenegro with CDW insurance.

You can customize your Montenegro travel plan for a more personalized holiday experience. Choose from popular and competitively-priced tours and tickets in Montenegro and add your picks to your itinerary. For example, get cheap tour tickets to uncover the stories behind Montenegro's famous sights. Or, try out some of the most fantastic excursions. There's no better way to add more culture and inspiration to your trip!

Booking this cheap holiday package in Montenegro offers you many perks. You'll get 24/7 travel support. In addition, you'll have access to a step-by-step guide in our mobile app. Here, you'll find all your travel documents organized in one place.

So what are you waiting for? Enjoy a hassle-free vacation in Montenegro with this cheap holiday deal! The best and most affordable tours in Montenegro fill up fast, so book your adventure today!

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Included

Hotel, 4 nights
Rental car, 5 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Bar - city in MontenegroBar / 1 night
Podgorica milenium bridge in Montenegro.Podgorica / 3 nights

Map

Attractions

Fortress Old Bar, Stari Bar-dio, Stari Bar, Bar Municipality, MontenegroFortress Old Bar
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
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
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
Плажа Жукотрлица, Žukotrlica, Bar, Bar Municipality, MontenegroПлажа Жукотрлица
Sipcanik, Tuzi, Tuzi Municipality, MontenegroSipcanik
Kayak rentals Ivan
Lighthouse

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Economy
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Small car

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small car
Transmission
People
Large bags
Medium car

Medium car

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Medium
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Premium car

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premium car
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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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Your exciting road trip through Montenegro starts when you reach the incredible city of Podgorica, where you'll stay for 2 nights. You'll pick up your rental car in Podgorica and begin your adventure in Montenegro.

Podgorica is a popular cheap holiday destination in Montenegro with something to offer every traveler. More than a city in Montenegro, Podgorica is also a great place to find top-rated budget accommodations. You'll find many of these accommodations close to bustling markets and cultural attractions.

After a long day of exploring and making the most of your budget vacation in Montenegro, treat yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Podgorica that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

Visit the popular Konoba 'Lanterna' Podgorica. Serving a menu of mouthwatering dishes, this restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 920 customers.

Another restaurant you should check out during your cheap vacation in Montenegro is Pod Volat. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,054 customers, this famous restaurant is one of the area's most recommended places to eat.

If you wish to dine at a restaurant locals love, go to the wonderful Masala Art. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 288 customers, and is an awesome place to satisfy your craving for good food and service.

Complement this refreshing day with an equally refreshing drink at one of the best bars in the city of Podgorica, Ethno Jazz Club "Sejdefa". This bar offers a variety of liquors at different price points and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 146 customers.

Kokotov rep is another popular bar in the area, perfect for people looking for a place to unwind and enjoy local drinks alone or with company. This bar has been rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 115 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of a terrific road trip vacation and a cheap holiday experience in Montenegro!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Podgorica

  • Podgorica
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Drive 17 km, 1 hour 16 min

  • Dajbabe Monastery
  • Orthodox Temple of Christ's Resurrection
  • Millennium Bridge
  • Gorica Park
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Day 2 of your road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Podgorica, proving that cheap holidays in Montenegro can be extraordinary.

Take the opportunity to embark on a unique experience in Podgorica. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of easy to challenging tour options you can choose from and add to this cheap vacation package.

Savor the culinary delights of Podgorica, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the city offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

You could check out Porto, one of locals’ top restaurant options in the area. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 288 customers, and is a great place to enjoy a satisfying meal after a busy day of exploring.

Chi Le Ma is another excellent choice for cheap holiday-goers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and comforting foods and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 423 diners.

If you feel like having something different, check out the menu at Vuk. This restaurant is known to offer good food at reasonable prices. Vuk has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 314 customer reviews.

Cap off your night in this cheap holiday destination at PUB WWW and try some of its cocktails and snacks. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 110 customers.

Alpe Bar is another great place to hang out and unwind. This bar offers various drinks at affordable prices and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 114 customers.

If you want to have a drink or two with locals, you'll want to visit Hotel Hemera, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 375 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Montenegro!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Rakića Kuće, Tuzi Municipality, Stari Bar, Tomba, and Bar

  • Bar
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Drive 76 km, 1 hour 44 min

  • Sipcanik
  • Vodopad Nijagara
  • Stara Maslina
  • Old Town Bar
  • Fortress Old Bar
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Day 3 of your road trip across Montenegro is another proof that cheap holidays in Montenegro can indeed provide you an extraordinary travel experience. Today's agenda includes exploring 5 wonderful destinations — Rakića Kuće, Tuzi Municipality, Stari Bar, Tomba, and Bar.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Podgorica, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Tuzi Municipality. This drive usually takes around 16 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Set your GPS to Rakića Kuće and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 8 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Rakića Kuće beckons with new experiences!

Drop by the renowned Vodopad Nijagara. This popular point of interest has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,515 visitors.

After soaking in Rakića Kuće’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Tomba. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour. When you arrive in Tomba, it's time to take a break from the road.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Stara Maslina. This important tree is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,585 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the town of Bar. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Bar, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

Savor the culinary delights of Bar, where affordability meets excellence in dining and drinking. From inviting bars crafting signature cocktails to cozy eateries serving up local favorites, the town offers an unforgettable experience for every taste bud.

You could check out Caffe Pizzeria Perbacco, one of locals’ top restaurant options in the area. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 618 customers, and is a great place to enjoy a satisfying meal after a busy day of exploring.

Le Petit Chateau Restoran is another excellent choice for cheap holiday-goers. This restaurant serves a variety of delicious and comforting foods and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 547 diners.

If you feel like having something different, check out the menu at Kraljevska Plaža. This restaurant is known to offer good food at reasonable prices. Kraljevska Plaža has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 458 customer reviews.

Locals recommend going for a drink at Nice Vice. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 273 customers.

Another popular bar you could swing by after dinner is YOUR TIME. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 210 customers.

KARUBA PIZZA & PUB also makes the list of popular bars you could visit tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 83 customers.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Montenegro with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Montenegro!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Bar, Brca, Šušanj, Virpazar, and Podgorica

  • Bar
  • Podgorica
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Drive 57 km, 1 hour 43 min

  • King Nikola's Palace
  • Lighthouse
  • Плажа Жукотрлица
  • Red Beach
  • Kayak rentals Ivan
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On day 4 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Montenegro, you’ll experience 5 charming destinations — Bar, Brca, Šušanj, Virpazar, and Podgorica. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Podgorica.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is King Nikola's Palace. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,908 reviews.

Continue your journey at Red Lighthouse. This sightseeing destination is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 39 travelers from near and far.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Bar and set your GPS to Šušanj. 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 11 min. Upon reaching Šušanj, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Плажа Жукотрлица. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 394 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Šušanj, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Brca may take around 2 min. Upon your arrival in Brca, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Red Beach. This much-appreciated natural feature is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in 497 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Brca and set your GPS to Virpazar. 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 26 min. Upon reaching Virpazar, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you're ready to see some sights, Kayak rentals Ivan is a great place to start with. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 120 visitors.

Podgorica offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Montenegro. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Montenegro shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Podgorica is also home to a variety of excellent dining spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and drink.

For the best dining experience in this affordable destination, eat at the highly recommended Garden. This restaurant is sure to satisfy your hunger as it has an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 294 customers.

Sicilia Stari Aerodrom is another local-favorite restaurant in Podgorica. Sicilia Stari Aerodrom serves delicious and affordable meals, and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 258 reviews.

Known for its good food and service, PROTOKOL gastro bar / Podgorica is also popular among locals and cheap holiday goers in Bar. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 of 5 stars from around 208 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Welder Pub, one of the best bars in the city. Welder Pub is an excellent place to have a refreshing evening drink after exploring Podgorica. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 189 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals at München Bierhaus | Pub München. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 202 customers.

Restoran bar Desetka Podgorica also belongs to the list of the best bars in Podgorica, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 135 customers.

A road trip vacation in Bar can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Montenegro!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Podgorica - departure day

  • Podgorica - Departure day
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  • Independence Square
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Your budget road trip vacation in Montenegro is about to end. Day 5 is your departure day and your last chance to capture the beauty of Podgorica.

Optimize your last day in Montenegro and go on a shopping spree in Podgorica’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Montenegro, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery.

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

If you have an appetite for one last delicious meal in Podgorica, consider a top-rated restaurant like Grill Beli. This restaurant has a menu of appetizing and affordable meals and is rated at an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 138 customers.

Pizzeria Calabria is an excellent alternative if you feel like eating something else. This restaurant serves a variety of savory and budget-friendly dishes and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 147 customers.

Another popular restaurant you could check out is Restoran Maša. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 171 customers, this restaurant is a great place to enjoy meals that will remind you of Montenegro and your fun memories 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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