11 days in Dubrovnik, Kotor & Sarajevo Itinerary

11 days in Dubrovnik, Kotor & Sarajevo Itinerary

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11 days in Dubrovnik, Kotor & Sarajevo Itinerary

Start: Dubrovnik, Croatia
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Dubrovnik, Croatia

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: race across the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik driving holiday tool .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Dubrovnik Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Speed Boats Tours

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Kotor, Montenegro

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castle Of San Giovanni, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, and finally examine the collection at Cats Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Health, explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Stari Grad Kotor, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of City Walls.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kotor trip app .

Drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kotor, with lows of 20°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Spiljari, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Ploce Beach
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Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
Ploce Beach ©
Ploce Beach
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Sarajevo is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, trails, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, and see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sarajevo online travel route planner .

Getting from Kotor to Sarajevo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in August, things will get little chillier in Sarajevo: highs are around 33°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Vrelo Bosne ©
Vrelo Bosne
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel

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