18 days in Croatia, Zurich & Venice Itinerary

18 days in Croatia, Zurich & Venice Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
3
Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
4
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt Pilatus and Uetliberg Mountain. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Lenin Apartment Zurich. When in Zurich, make a side trip to see Sonnenberg in Kriens, approximately Kriens away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, visit Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank, and make a trip to Sechselautenplatz.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder.

San Diego, USA to Zurich is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from San Diego to Zurich, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in May, expect Zurich to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Friedhof Fluntern ©
Friedhof Fluntern

5
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Popular historic sites such as Doge's Palace and Piazza delle Erbe are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony) and Verona (Quinzano, Arena di Verona, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Zurich to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

5
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get outdoors at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Punta Rata Beach. Palazzo di Diocleziano and Cathedral of Saint Domnius will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Split with an excursion to Historic City of Trogir in Trogir--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Old Split, get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, and stroll around Marjan Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Split trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Split takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Split are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Church of St Kuzma and St Damjan, Historic City of Trogir, Punta Rata Beach
Find places to stay May 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mekicevica Beach and Speed Boats Tours. Spanjola and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, stroll through Dubovica Beach, and learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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