16 days in Croatian Coast & Kotor Itinerary

16 days in Croatian Coast & Kotor Itinerary

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Zadar, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Krka National Park, Croatia
— Few hours
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Hvar, Croatia
— 1 night
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights

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Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 3rd (Sat), make a trip to Stone Bridge and the Old Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, then make a trip to The Forum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Zadar Cathedral.

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Los Angeles, USA to Zadar is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. In October, Zadar is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Stone Bridge and the Old Gate
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Zadar Walking Tour ©
Zadar Walking Tour
Bell Tower ©
Bell Tower

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Krka National Park, Croatia

Krka National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

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Drive from Zadar to Krka National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Krka National Park when traveling from Zadar in October, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Krka National Park
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Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Filigran Split. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Split visit planner.

You can drive from Krka National Park to Split in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Wine Tours & Tastings
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

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Hvar, Croatia

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.
On the 9th (Fri), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

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Getting from Split to Hvar by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Hvar are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 11th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Art by Stjepko and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: go for a stroll along the water at City Harbor, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac.

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Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. October in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Wineries · Adventure
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Kayaking & Canoeing
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, then admire the striking features of Sea Gate, and finally don't miss a visit to Njegoš Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, make a trip to Kotor Old City, then see the interesting displays at Cats Museum, and finally explore the activities along Bay of Kotor.

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Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kotor, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Njegoš Mausoleum, Our Lady of the Rocks, Our Lady of Health
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Kotor Old City
Kotor Old City
Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and then head off the coast to Lokrum Island. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls and then visit Old Town.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in October, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer at night with lows of 56°F. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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