16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
4
Bol, Brac Island
— 1 night
5
Split
— 3 nights
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
7
Rovinj
— 2 nights
8
Zagreb
— 1 night

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sveti Jakov Beach and Lapad Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Beach Kupari and Parasailing & Paragliding. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, and don't miss a visit to Brsalje Street.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik day trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Dubrovnik are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Cavtat, Srebreno Beach
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Srebreno Beach ©
Srebreno Beach
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Beach Kupari ©
Beach Kupari

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): do a tasting at Villa Korta Katarina & Winery, Relais & Chateaux Member, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, head outdoors with Badija, learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, then view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Kula Morska Vrata. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Bire winery, look for gifts at OPG Komparak, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, then admire the landmark architecture of Church Sveti Petar, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Treasury Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Korcula Town online vacation planner.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Orebic
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Bire winery ©
Bire winery
Lovric Winery ©
Lovric Winery

3
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.
Relax by the water at Sveta Nedilja and Pokonji Dol Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Zavala Beach and Zarace Village. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Exotic Beach, head outdoors with Glavica Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Benedictine Monastery, and do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvar day trip planning tool.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Hvar Island, Sveta Nedilja, Jelsa, Glavica Hill
Highlights from your plan
Zavala Beach ©
Zavala Beach
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja
Hvar Beach ©
Hvar Beach

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.
To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bol trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Bol takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches
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Stina ©
Stina
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visiting Bene Beach and Znjan City Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas and Origin Croatian Cosmetics. Venture out of the city with trips to Omis (Speedboat Omis & St. Michael's Square). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum, get outside with Desmo Adventure Motorbike Rental Croatia, examine the collection at Museum of Senses Split, and make a trip to Split Synagogue.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Split online sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bol to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Omis, Winery Kovac
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Spas
Split Archaeological Museum ©
Split Archaeological Museum
Desmo Adventure Motorbike Rental Croatia ©
Desmo Adventure Motorbike Rental Croatia

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 27th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap, admire the sheer force of Great Cascades, contemplate the waterfront views at Burgeti Lakes, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ciginovac Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Milino.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park online journey planner.

Getting from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

2
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): head outdoors with Baia di Lone, walk around Monte Mulini, view the masterpieces at Atelier Sottomuro, wander the streets of Riva, then make a trip to Trevisol Street, and finally explore the world behind art at Galerija Brek. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, savor the flavors at Stancija Collis, then steep yourself in history at Monkodonja Hill Fort, and finally see majestic marine mammals with Dolphin Watching Rovinj.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovinj tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Rovinj in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rovinj are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Rovinj

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stancija Collis ©
Stancija Collis
Spas
Dolphin Watching Rovinj ©
Dolphin Watching Rovinj

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Active Tours and then find your balance on the water with Terraktiv Travel.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip builder website.

You can drive from Rovinj to Zagreb in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rovinj in August: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
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Terraktiv Travel ©
Terraktiv Travel

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