21 days in Croatia Itinerary

21 days in Croatia Itinerary

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21 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Rovinj
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Orebic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, make a trip to Ban Josip Jelačić Square, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka).

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zagreb trip builder website .

London, UK to Zagreb is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. When traveling from London in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Zagreb: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping
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Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

1
night
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Sottomuro, look for gifts at Ribica Atelier, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally go for a walk through Garzotto.

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You can drive from Zagreb to Rovinj in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. April in Rovinj sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, then admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, then explore the activities along Milanovac Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes, explore the activities along Malo Lake, admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, explore the activities along Veliko Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Milino, and finally admire the sheer force of Slapovi Milke Trnine.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park day trip site .

Drive from Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postira (Mirje & Kastil Gospodnetic Dol) and Skrip (Museum of Brac & Museum uja). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, explore the world behind art at Jaman Art, stop by Nadalina cokolada, and make a trip to Split Synagogue.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Split day trip site .

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Split are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Postira, Skrip, Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

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.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Spanjola, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and head outdoors with Spiaggia di Zarace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hvar trip app .

Traveling by car from Split to Hvar takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Vunetovo Craft Beer
Highlights from your plan
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Fort Napoljun - Napolean ©
Fort Napoljun - Napolean
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Change things up with these side-trips from Korcula Town: Vela Luka (Vela Luka Marina & Vela Spila) and Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower, get engrossed in the history at Korcula Town Museum, don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, and do a tasting at Lovric Winery.

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You can drive from Hvar to Korcula Town in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Vela Spila, Lovric Winery, Ethno Museum Barilo
Highlights from your plan
Korcula Town Museum ©
Korcula Town Museum
Ethno Museum Barilo ©
Ethno Museum Barilo
Revelin Tower ©
Revelin Tower

2
nights
Orebic

Orebic ©
Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. On the 16th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Our Lady of Andela, take some stellar pictures from Vidikovac Orebic, learn about winemaking at Korta Katarina Winery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gospe od Karmena, and finally sample the fine beverages at Natura Antunovic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Plaza Divna, then learn about winemaking at Vino Spaleta, then learn about winemaking at Matusko Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Milos Winery.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Orebic trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Orebic takes an hour. In April, daytime highs in Orebic are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Orebic

Wineries Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Matusko Winery, Plaza Divna, Milos Winery, Vino Spaleta
Highlights from your plan
Korta Katarina Winery ©
Korta Katarina Winery
Vino Spaleta ©
Vino Spaleta
Milos Winery ©
Milos Winery

3
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medzlis.

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

You can drive from Orebic to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

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