11 days in Croatia & Greece Itinerary

11 days in Croatia & Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
2
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
3
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 1 night
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
5
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
6
Heraklion, Greece
— 1 night
7
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 15th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Kozjacki Slapovi, admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, explore the activities along Veliko Lake, thenexplore the activities along Batinovac Lake, and finally explore the activities along Malo Lake.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park route maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Plitvice Lakes National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Split sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Split sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

1
night
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): cast your line with a fishing tour, steep yourself in history at Kula Morska Vrata, head outdoors with Badija, thensteep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town attractions planning website.

Getting from Split to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Korcula Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Badija ©
Badija
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
Kula Morska Vrata ©
Kula Morska Vrata

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nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town and then contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, thenhead off the coast to Lokrum Island, and then contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 21st (Fri), stop by Plaka, thentake an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Athens journey planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Athens in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dubrovnik in August: high temperatures in Athens hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Heraklion are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, thensee the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, thendelve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and finally kick back and relax at Red Beach. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fira trip planner.

Getting from Heraklion to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. August in Fira sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Ancient Thera, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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