12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Split
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
2
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Krka National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

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Split

Split
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Split road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Split is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: high temperatures in Split hover around 88°F and lows are around 72°F. You'll set off for Zadar on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:

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Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
You've now added Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) to your itinerary. On the 10th (Tue), make a trip to Paseo Maritimo, then delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and finally don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Zadar travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Zadar when traveling from Split in July, with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

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Krka National Park

Krka National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Visovac Monastery and then admire the sheer force of Roski Slap.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Krka National Park road trip planner.

Getting from Zadar to Krka National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 69°F in Krka National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Roski Slap
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Roski Slap ©
Roski Slap
Visovac Monastery ©
Visovac Monastery

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Split

Split ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trogir Square. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, contemplate the long history of Historic City of Trogir, and then don't miss a visit to Trogir Square.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Split trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Krka National Park to Split in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Trogir
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
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Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split

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Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sveta Nedilja and then head off the coast to Jerolim.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hvar road trip planning app.

You can drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sveta Nedilja
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Jerolim ©
Jerolim
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja

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Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Get out of town with these interesting Korcula Town side-trips: Vela Luka (Proizd Island & Vela Spila). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, stop by Coral Shop Irena, do a tasting at Bire winery, and kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town trip builder app.

Drive from Hvar to Korcula Town in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. You will leave for Dubrovnik on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Korcula Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Vela Luka, Bire winery
Highlights from your plan
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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Dubrovnik

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 18th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls and then head off the coast to Lokrum Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Old Town.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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