15 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Budva, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Barcelona, Spain

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Omis and Cetina River and Fortress Mirabella (Peovica). Visit Punta Rata Beach and Brela Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, see the interesting displays at Froggyland, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and steep yourself in history at Kliška tvrđava.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Split is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Split can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Omis, Brela
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
River Rafting & Tubing
Kliška tvrđava ©
Kliška tvrđava

3
nights
Hvar, Croatia

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.
Tvrdalj Castle and Spanjola are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Dubovica Beach and Island Galesnik. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on HvarBoats.

Make your Hvar itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Split to Hvar takes 1.5 hours. In August in Hvar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Tvrdalj Castle
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Tvrdalj Castle ©
Tvrdalj Castle
Island Galesnik ©
Island Galesnik

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sveti Jakov Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Minceta Fortress, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Vlaho Bukovac House.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Vlaho Bukovac House
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Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
We've included these beaches for you: Sunj Beach and Sveti Jakov Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Saint Blaise and Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Enjoy Dubrovnik some more: enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress, and step off the mainland to explore Kolocep Island.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip planner.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budva.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sunj Beach, Vlaho Bukovac House
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Church of Saint Blaise ©
Church of Saint Blaise
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House

3
nights
Budva, Montenegro

Budva ©
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Visit St. Nikola Church and The Old Town for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Blue Grotto and Milocher Park. Next up on the itinerary: choose your vessel at Miki Travel, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Punta Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trsteno Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Budva vacation maker site.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Budva in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Budva when traveling from Dubrovnik in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kotor, Milocher Park, Blue Grotto, Trsteno Beach, The Old Town
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Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto
Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
St. Nikola Church ©
St. Nikola Church

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