15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  6 h
1
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Bol, Brac Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Zadar
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
7
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 30 min
8
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Manchester

3
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Gradske Zidine, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, take in panoramic vistas at Gornji Ugao Tower, and steep yourself in history at Stradun.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik tour itinerary planner

Manchester, UK to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in June: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

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

1
night
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 18th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Korcula Town Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, then stop by Coral Shop Irena, and finally make a trip to Atelier Abel.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Korcula Town vacation planner

Ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
Korcula Town Museum ©
Korcula Town Museum
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

4
nights
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.
Hvar is known for nature, nightlife, outdoors, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, wander the streets of Milna, get a dose of the wild on Ilirio's Hvar Tours, and admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar itinerary builder

Getting from Korcula Town to Hvar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In June in Hvar, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Ilirio's Hvar Tours ©
Ilirio's Hvar Tours

1
night
Bol, Brac Island

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
On the 22nd (Fri), head outdoors with Zoo Station Bol and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Bol trip itinerary planning website

Bol is just a stone's throw from Hvar. Traveling from Hvar in June, you will find days in Bol are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Zoo Station Bol ©
Zoo Station Bol

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take a stroll through Riva Harbor and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then pause for some photo ops at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Split trip itinerary maker

Traveling by ferry from Bol to Split takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Bol, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Split, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

1
night
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Greeting to the Sun, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zadar Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, then get to know the fascinating history of Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ), and finally don't miss a visit to Zadar City Gate.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zadar trip itinerary planner

Traveling by car from Split to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Split in June, Zadar is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip app

Getting from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daytime highs in Plitvice Lakes National Park are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Tkalciceva, savor the flavors at Dolac Market, wander the streets of Lower Town, then hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, then explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb road trip planner

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Plitvice Lakes National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Zagreb, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption

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