26 days in Croatia Itinerary

26 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
2
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
3
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 4 nights
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 4 nights
5
Bol, Brac Island
— 1 night
6
Split
— 4 nights
7
Sibenik
— 1 night
8
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
9
Rovinj
— 2 nights

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Skydiving. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, stroll around Strossmayer Square, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Zagreb is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Stockholm in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Zagreb: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Lokrum Island. Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Cavtat and see Cavtat Old Town, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, look for all kinds of wild species at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, explore the galleries of Samostan Sv.klare, and take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip builder.

Getting from Zagreb to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in September, expect Dubrovnik to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

4
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Pupnatska Luca Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll around Kocje, view the masterpieces at Bags by Kristina, make a trip to Atelier Abel, and get engrossed in the history at Korcula Town Museum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Korcula Town travel app.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Vela Przina Beach
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

4
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.
Get outdoors at Mlini Beach and Mekicevica Beach. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach, step off the mainland to explore Jerolim, and admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hvar online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Jerolim ©
Jerolim

1
night
Bol, Brac Island

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), and then learn about winemaking at Stina.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bol trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Bol in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Bol are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Stina ©
Stina

4
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Marjan Park. Dedicate the 26th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, look for gifts at Filigran Split, take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see maps and other tourist information, read our Split day trip planner.

Getting from Bol to Split by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sibenik.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
Sibenik

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of St. Michael's Fortress, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium Terrarium Sibenik, thenidentify plant and animal life at Sokolarski Raptor Centre, and finally do a tasting at Rak Winery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sibenik trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Split to Sibenik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Sibenik sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Sibenik

Parks Wildlife Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium Terrarium Sibenik ©
Aquarium Terrarium Sibenik
Rak Winery ©
Rak Winery
St. Michael's Fortress ©
St. Michael's Fortress

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 (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Veliko Lake, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park online holiday planner.

You can drive from Sibenik to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

2
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): wander the streets of Old Town, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, thendon't miss a visit to Trevisol Street, and finally don't miss a visit to Port of Rovinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): look for gifts at Uljara Tonin and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovinj travel planning website.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Rovinj by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rovinj can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Uljara Tonin
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj

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