31 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

31 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Sarnia, Canada
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  5 h
3
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
4
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Zadar, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Bovec, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Sarnia, Canada

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Minceta Fortress and Brsalje Street are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Lopud Island and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fort Bokar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Nicholas, get to know the fascinating history of Prijeko street, and kick back and relax at Srebreno Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online trip itinerary planner.

Sarnia, Canada to Dubrovnik is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Sarnia to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sarnia in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavtat, Trsteno Arboretum, Srebreno Beach
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Dominican Monastery ©
Dominican Monastery
St. John's Fortress ©
St. John's Fortress
Srebreno Beach ©
Srebreno Beach

2
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, thentake in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina, thenget outside with Freestyle, and finally learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities, learn about winemaking at Korta Katarina Winery, explore the galleries of Vapor gallery, thenmake a trip to Kula Morska Vrata, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Korcula Town trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Orebic
Highlights from your plan
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Sveti Mihovil ©
Sveti Mihovil
Kula Morska Vrata ©
Kula Morska Vrata

3
nights
Hvar, Croatia

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.
The Church of St Peter and the Dominican Monastery and Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Mekicevica Beach and Hvar Beach. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of St Stephen, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Roch, look and learn at Fort Napoljun - Napolean, and do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Hvar trip builder website.

Getting from Korcula Town to Hvar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Hvar are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Jelsa
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy ©
Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy
Church of St. Roch ©
Church of St. Roch

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get outdoors at Omis and Cetina River and Bacvice Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress Mirabella (Peovica) and Split Archaeological Museum. Take a break from Split with a short trip to Omis Cetina Canyon in Omis, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter, don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue, and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Split trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Split takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Split are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Omis
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Omis Cetina Canyon ©
Omis Cetina Canyon
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fortress Mirabella (Peovica) ©
Fortress Mirabella (Peovica)

3
nights
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Escape the urban bustle at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Kolovare Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Narodni trg u Zadru and Bell Tower. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of City Sentinel, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Zadar, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Chrysogonus Church, and see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zadar road trip planning app.

Drive from Split to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in September, Zadar is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Narodni trg u Zadru ©
Narodni trg u Zadru
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
St. Chrysogonus Church ©
St. Chrysogonus Church

2
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 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Casa Della Batana, don't miss a visit to Town Clock, don't miss a visit to Trevisol Street, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, thendo a tasting at Stancija Collis, and finally steep yourself in history at Monkodonja Hill Fort. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin Church, visit Riva, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Romanica Da Santissima Trindade, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of St. Thomas the Apostle, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovinj trip planner.

Fly from Zadar to Rovinj in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rovinj can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
Highlights from your plan
Main Street ©
Main Street
Stancija Collis ©
Stancija Collis
Monkodonja Hill Fort ©
Monkodonja Hill Fort

2
nights
Bovec, Slovenia

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, thenget great views at Mangart Saddle, thenadmire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and finally take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, make a trip to Fort Hermann, thenexamine the collection at Fort Kluze, thencontemplate the waterfront views at The Source of Soca River, and finally admire the striking features of Cerkev Sv Jozefa (Church of the Holy . Joseph).

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec online route planner.

Traveling by car from Rovinj to Bovec takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, train, and car; or take a bus. In September, Bovec is slightly colder than Rovinj - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Soča
Highlights from your plan
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Boka Waterfall ©
Boka Waterfall
Mangart Saddle ©
Mangart Saddle

4
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Ljubljanica River. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Prešeren Memorial Museum (in Kranj) and Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, make a trip to Old Square (Stari trg), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience.

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You can drive from Bovec to Ljubljana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Prešeren Memorial Museum, Škofja Loka Castle, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Samobor Castle and Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Skydiving and Krapina Neanderthal Museum. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, look for gifts at Dora, don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square, and explore the activities along Jarun Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zagreb trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Zagreb are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Samobor Castle, Krapina Neanderthal Museum
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
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Krapina Neanderthal Museum ©
Krapina Neanderthal Museum
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb
Image of War - Photography Museum ©
Image of War - Photography Museum

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