22 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

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22 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

Start: San Jose, Costa Rica
Fly:  17 h
1
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bol, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Tolmin, Slovenia
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
6
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Rovinj, Croatia
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: San Jose, Costa Rica

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get some cultural insight at Spanjola and Galerija Mestrovic. Explore hidden gems such as The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik and Brela Beach. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Punta Rata Beach (in Brela), Origin Croatian Cosmetics (in Omis) and Dubovica Beach (in Zarace). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, see the interesting displays at Froggyland, get engrossed in the history at Kairos Collection, and stroll around Marjan Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Split online tour itinerary planner .

San Jose, Costa Rica to Split is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from San Jose to Split due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in July: highs in Split hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Brela, Trogir, Dubovica Beach, Spanjola, Church Of St. Roch
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Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach

3
nights
Bol, Croatia

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vidova Gora and Stina. Take a break from the city and head to Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) and Lovrecina Bay. Take a break from Bol with a short trip to Sumartin Beach in Sumartin, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Murvica Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and kick back and relax at Paklina Beach.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bol trip builder.

You can drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lovrecina Bay, Murvica Beach, Sumartin Beach
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Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)

3
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Mark's Cathedral and Korcula Town Walls. Step out of the city life by going to Pupnatska Luca Beach and Zitna Beach. Go for a jaunt from Korcula Town to Vela Luka to see Proizd Island about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, do a tasting at Lovric Winery, and make a trip to Korcula Old City.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Bol to Korcula Town by car takes about 5.5 hours. July in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City, Proizd Island, Zitna Beach
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 historical perspective at Lapad and Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Step off the beaten path and head to Cavtat Seaside Promenade and Cavtat Cemetery. There's lots more to do: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, enjoy the sand and surf at Stikovica Beach, and steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik planning tool .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Tolmin.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Lapad ©
Lapad
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Museum of Croatian War of Independence ©

1
night
Tolmin, Slovenia

Tolmin ©
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 1st (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfalls, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soca Valley, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tolmin holiday planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dubrovnik to Tolmin. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in July since evenings lows in Tolmin dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bled.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kobarid, Soča Valley
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Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Straza Bled. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bled Castle and Radovljica Old Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero), River Rafting & Tubing (in Bovec) and Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps (in Kranjska Gora). There's more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip builder tool .

Traveling by train from Tolmin to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tolmin in August, with highs in Bled at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Radovljica Old Town, Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, Vintgar Gorge, Lake Bohinj, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town

3
nights
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally steep yourself in history at Porec Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Trsat Castle, then get to know the fascinating history of Lungo Mare, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica.

To find reviews, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovinj trip builder.

Traveling by car from Bled to Rovinj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. In August, Rovinj is a bit warmer than Bled - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porec, Lungo Mare, Amphitheatre de Pula, Trsat Castle
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula

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