13 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

13 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

4
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.
Visit Dubrovnik City Walls and Rector's Palace for their historical value. Visiting Lokrum Island and Lopud Island will get you outdoors. Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Lopud and see Sunj Beach, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Town, steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, kick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik visit planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. August in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Palazzo di Diocleziano and Galerija Mestrovic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Dubovica Beach and Punta Rata Beach. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Spanjola (in Hvar) and Fortress Mirabella (Peovica) (in Omis).

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Split trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Punta Rata Beach, Spanjola, Fortress Mirabella (Peovica)
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for Kotor on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Tours

3
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Milocher Park and Plavi Horizonti Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela and Church of Blazena Ozana. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, choose your vessel at Miki Travel, explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kotor travel route website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Kotor takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Castle Of San Giovanni, Milocher Park, Plavi Horizonti Beach, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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City Walls ©
City Walls
Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

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