23 days in Croatia Itinerary

23 days in Croatia Itinerary

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1
Zagreb
— 1 night
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
3
Bol
— 3 nights
4
Vis
— 2 nights
5
Hvar
— 3 nights
6
Split
— 3 nights
7
Mljet Island
— 1 night
8
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 11th (Fri), get outside with Outdoor Activities and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Zagreb City Museum, explore the world behind art at Atelier Mestrovic, thensee the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Image of War - Photography Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb road trip planning tool.

Berlin, Germany to Zagreb is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Zagreb are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Tours Adventure
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Zagreb 80's Museum ©
Zagreb 80's Museum
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb
Image of War - Photography Museum ©
Image of War - Photography Museum

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 13th (Sun): explore the activities along Galovac Lake, explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac, take in the dramatic scenery at Sastavci, thenexplore the activities along Batinovac Lake, thenexplore the activities along Burgeti Lakes, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Supljara cave, explore the activities along Lake Milino, explore the activities along Milanovac Lake, thenexplore the activities along Malo Lake, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, and finally admire the sheer force of Slapovi Milke Trnine.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bol.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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Sastavci ©
Sastavci
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac

3
nights
Bol

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum uja and Jaksic Gallery. Relax by the water at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) and Lovrecina Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Bol: Museum of Brac (in Skrip) and Supetar cemetery (in Supetar). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, get outside with Zoo Station Bol, do a tasting at Stina, and kick back and relax at Murvica Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bol sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Bol in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Vis.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Skrip, Murvica Beach, Lovrecina Bay, Jaksic Gallery, Supetar cemetery
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Museum uja ©
Museum uja
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Vis

On the 19th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Eta atelier, thenview the masterpieces at Bavul art, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Zaglav Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Stiniva Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Green Cave, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Vis Walking Tours, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

Make your Vis itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Bol to Vis in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Vis

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Komiza, Zaglav Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Stiniva Cove ©
Stiniva Cove
Eta atelier ©
Eta atelier

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Dubovica Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Church of St Peter and the Dominican Monastery and Church of St John. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Church of St Stephen, get engrossed in the history at Stari Grad Museum, do a tasting at Tomic Winery, and head outdoors with Zarace Village.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar road trip planner.

You can drive from Vis to Hvar in 4.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Jelsa, Hvar Island, Dubovica Beach
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Appreciate the collections at Galerija Mestrovic and Froggyland. Head to Origin Croatian Cosmetics and Split Marketfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi) and Omis (Omis and Cetina River & Omis Cetina Canyon). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split, and walk around Marjan Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Split day trip app.

Getting from Hvar to Split by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In September in Split, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mljet Island.

Things to do in Split

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Omis, Church Of St. Roch
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Split Archaeological Museum ©
Split Archaeological Museum
Omis Cetina Canyon ©
Omis Cetina Canyon
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

1
night
Mljet Island

Mljet Island ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): head off the coast to Mljet National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Odysseus Cave.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mljet Island trip itinerary planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Mljet Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mljet Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mljet Island

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Mljet National Park ©
Mljet National Park

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.
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Samostan Sv.klare will appeal to museum buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Beach Kupari and Srebreno Beach. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately Cavtat away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Love Stories Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Nicholas, get to know the fascinating history of Brsalje Street, and steep yourself in history at St. John's Fortress.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mljet Island to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cavtat, Trsteno Arboretum, Srebreno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Church of St Nicholas
Church of St Nicholas
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Srebreno Beach ©
Srebreno Beach

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