31 days in Croatia Itinerary

31 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly + Shuttle:  28 h
1
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Split
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Rovinj
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Krk Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney

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.
Cavtat Cemetery and Fort Lovrijenac will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Dubrovnik Treasures and Kokula Art and Craft Shop. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, look for gifts at Vina Milicic, head outdoors with Seasafari Dubrovnik, and enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Kupari.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Dubrovnik is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Dubrovnik to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cavtat Cemetery
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Mark's Cathedral and Pupnatska Luca Beach. Do your shopping at Coral Shop Irena and Vapor gallery. Step out of Korcula Town with an excursion to Korta Katarina Winery in Orebic--about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Korcula Town Museum, cozy up to a beverage at Toreta winery, make a trip to Atelier Abel, and stop by Electric Ladyland Design Shop.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Freestyle, Korta Katarina Winery
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Korcula Town Museum ©
Korcula Town Museum

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Dubovica Beach and Sveta Nedilja. Do your shopping at Forko souvenir shop and Delicia Shop Hvar. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Jerolim, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, kick back and relax at Zavala Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar online day trip planner.

You can drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pokonji Dol Beach, Sveta Nedilja, Zavala Beach, Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja
Zavala Beach ©
Zavala Beach

5
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Galerija Mestrovic and Kairos Collection. Do your shopping at Split Market and Filigran Split. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Brela (Punta Rata Beach & Brela Beach), The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower (in Trogir) and Omis and Cetina River (in Omis). The adventure continues: see Split Outdoor Adventure, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, contemplate the long history of Kliška tvrđava, and take a stroll through Riva Harbor.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. September in Split sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Rovinj.

Things to do in Split

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Brela, Trogir, Omis and Cetina River
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Omis and Cetina River ©
Omis and Cetina River
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Split Outdoor Adventure ©
Split Outdoor Adventure

4
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jama - Grotta Baredine and Il Mercato di Pola. Shop till you drop at Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo and Agro-Millo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovinj: Babos Wine (in Vodnjan), Kamenjak National Park (in Premantura) and Temple Of Augustus (in Pula). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, look for gifts at Artrovinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, and visit Old Town.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovinj tour itinerary maker site.

Drive from Split to Rovinj in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. September in Rovinj sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Krk Island.

Things to do in Rovinj

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Medulin, Porec, Pula, Babos Wine, Kamenjak National Park
Highlights from your plan
Jama - Grotta Baredine ©
Jama - Grotta Baredine
Il Mercato di Pola ©
Il Mercato di Pola
Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo ©
Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo

3
nights
Krk Island

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
You'll get in some beach time at Baska and Soline Bay. Trsat Castle and Church of St.Trinity - Baska will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Krk Island: Rijeka Central Market (in Rijeka) and Opatija (Lungo Mare & Manufaktura Opatija). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Stara Baska (Old Baska), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Lucy, and make a trip to Vrbnik.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Krk Island route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Rovinj to Krk Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In September in Krk Island, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Krk Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rijeka, Opatija
Highlights from your plan
Stara Baska (Old Baska) ©
Stara Baska (Old Baska)
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Baska ©
Baska

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get some historical perspective at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) and Mirogoj Cemetery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vinoteka Bornstein and Dolac Market. The adventure continues: stop by Upper Town (Gornji Grad), look for gifts at Peras, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip site.

Drive from Krk Island to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krk Island in September, Zagreb is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Ban Josip Jelačić Square ©
Ban Josip Jelačić Square
Dolac Market ©
Dolac Market
Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery

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