20 days in Croatia Itinerary

20 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vukovar
— 1 night
2
Zagreb
— 3 nights
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
4
Krk Island
— 4 nights
5
Split
— 4 nights
6
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights

1
night
Vukovar

Vukovar ©
Vukovar is a city in eastern Croatia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Vukovar Municipal Museum, take an in-depth tour of Place of Remembrance - Vukovar Hospital 1991, take an in-depth tour of Ovcara Memorial Center, then stroll the grounds of Memorijalno Groblje Vukovar, and finally learn more about the world around you at Vucedol Culture Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Vukovar trip itinerary planner.

Nuremberg, Germany to Vukovar is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Nuremberg in June, things will get a bit warmer in Vukovar: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Vukovar

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ovcara Memorial Center ©
Ovcara Memorial Center
Vucedol Culture Museum ©
Vucedol Culture Museum
Vukovar Municipal Museum ©
Vukovar Municipal Museum

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get some cultural insight at Museum of Broken Relationships and St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka). Get outdoors at Recreational Sports Center Jarun and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Zagreb trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Vukovar to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)

2
nights
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 29th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rastoke.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park travel planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Krk Island.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes

4
nights
Krk Island

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Church of St. Euphemia. Step out of the city life by going to Stara Baska (Old Baska) and Baska. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Krk Island: Porec (Round Tower, Porec Old Town, &more) and Rovinj (Main Street & Galerija Brek). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Oprna Bay, step off the mainland to explore Košljun, kick back and relax at Magneli Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Frankopan Castle.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Krk Island vacation app.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Krk Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Krk Island, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Krk Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Porec, Rovinj
Highlights from your plan
Košljun ©
Košljun
Old Town ©
Old Town
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town

4
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Popular historic sites such as Palazzo di Diocleziano and Old Split are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Historic City of Trogir and Galerija Mestrovic. Change things up with these side-trips from Split: Spanjola (in Hvar) and Dubovica Beach (in Zarace). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Samostan i zupa Gospe od Zdravlja.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Split trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Krk Island to Split takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Spanjola, Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre, Historic City of Trogir, Dubovica Beach
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lokrum Island and Sunj Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dubrovnik City Walls and The Franciscan Church and Monastery. Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Srebreno Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik planning app.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sunj Beach, Cavtat Old Town, Trsteno Arboretum, Srebreno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Kayaking & Canoeing

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