14 days in Croatia Itinerary

14 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Start: Maastricht
Train + Fly:  7 h
1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Zadar
— Few hours
4
Zadar
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Krka National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
8
Jelsa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
9
Lumbarda
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Maastricht

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 27th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Medvednica, thenstop by Jasmina i lutkice, and then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Recreational Sports Center Jarun and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum in Zagreb.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb online sightseeing planner.

Maastricht, The Netherlands to Zagreb is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Maastricht in July, expect nights in Zagreb to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Medvednica ©
Medvednica
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Galovac Lake, explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac, admire the sheer force of Ciginovac Lake, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday builder website.

Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake

few
hours
Zadar

Zadar
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zadar holiday maker website.

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Zadar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), you're off to Zadar.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Zadar

On the 30th (Thu), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, thencontemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, thenmake a trip to The Forum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nin's Lagoon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zadar trip website.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Nin's Lagoon
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Nin's Lagoon ©
Nin's Lagoon
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

1
day
Krka National Park

Krka National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Krka Monastery and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Krka National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Zadar to Krka National Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Krka National Park, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Krka National Park, Krka Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Krka Monastery ©
Krka Monastery

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Split Market. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Filigran Split, thencontemplate the long history of Old Split, and then steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Split tour itinerary maker website.

Drive from Krka National Park to Split in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Historic City of Trogir
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split

2
nights
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 3rd (Mon): wander the streets of Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Dominican Monastery, look for gifts at House of Nature, thentake in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, thenkick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik route maker site.

Drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Jelsa.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

2
nights
Jelsa

Jelsa ©
Jelsa is a town in Croatia, on the island of Hvar, the seat of the eponymous municipalityGeographyThe town of Jelsa is situated in a bay on the middle of the north coast of the island of Hvar. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Stari Grad Museum, admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, thenkick back and relax at Exotic Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sveta Nedilja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary’s Church and Fortress and then do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jelsa sightseeing planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dubrovnik to Jelsa. In August, daily temperatures in Jelsa can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lumbarda.

Things to do in Jelsa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sveta Nedilja, Franciscan Monastery, Stari Grad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Stari Grad Museum ©
Stari Grad Museum

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night
Lumbarda

Lumbarda ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, stop by OPG Komparak, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, thenadmire the striking features of Tower Kanalevic, and finally steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lumbarda route planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jelsa to Lumbarda. August in Lumbarda sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lumbarda

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trip

Korcula Town
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
OPG Komparak ©
OPG Komparak

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