18 days in Croatia Itinerary

18 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bol, Brac Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 5 nights
Ferry:  4 h
4
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
+3
Shuttle + Fly + Foot + Train:  14 h 15 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Step out of the city life by going to Marjan Park and Punta Rata Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Historic City of Trogir and Palazzo di Diocleziano. Step out of Split to go to Brela and see Brela Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, explore the ancient world of Grgur Ninski Statue, and do a tasting at Putalj Winery.

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New York City, USA to Split is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Split. May in Split sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) and Lovrecina Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Vidova Gora and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bol: Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin), Supetar cemetery (in Supetar) and Senjkovic Winery (in Nerezisca). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Stina.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bol road trip planning app.

Drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. May in Bol sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sumartin Beach, Lovrecina Bay, Supetar cemetery, Senjkovic Winery
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Senjkovic Winery ©
Senjkovic Winery
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay

5
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.
Visiting Ilirio's Hvar Tours and Island Galesnik will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Spanjola and St. Stephen's Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, make a trip to Stari Grad Plain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica Beach, and learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Hvar day trip planning website.

Getting from Bol to Hvar by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Jelsa, Stari Grad, Sveta Nedilja, Pokonji Dol Beach, Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Ilirio's Hvar Tours ©
Ilirio's Hvar Tours
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Dubrovnik City Walls and Fort Lovrijenac. Popular historic sites such as Rector's Palace and Synagogue are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Lokrum Island, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, stop by Tedi, and contemplate the long history of Stradun.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik travel route builder website.

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. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

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