34 days in Croatia Itinerary

34 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Trieste
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Porec
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  30 min
2
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Bus:  45 min
3
Pula
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Rijeka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Zagreb
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
6
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Split
— 10 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Corfu Town, Corfu

2
nights
Porec

Porec ©
With a scenic location along the Adriatic Sea and a basilica listed as a World Heritage Site, the ancient town of Porec represents the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Decumanus Street and then cool off at Aquapark Istralandia. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Porec Old Town, make a trip to Round Tower, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Jama - Grotta Baredine.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Porec journey planner.

Trieste, Italy to Porec is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or ride a ferry. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rovinj.

Things to do in Porec

Historic Sites Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Aquapark Istralandia
Highlights from your plan
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town
Aquapark Istralandia ©
Aquapark Istralandia
Euphrasius Basilica ©
Euphrasius Basilica

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Change things up with a short trip to Dvigrad in Kanfanar (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, examine the collection at Grubic - Olive Mill & Evoo, don't miss a visit to Spiaggia Isola rossa, Rovigno, and step off the mainland to explore Brijuni Islands.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovinj trip itinerary builder tool.

Rovinj is very close to Porec. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Pula.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grubic - Olive Mill & Evoo, Dvigrad
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Main Street ©
Main Street

3
nights
Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Go for a jaunt from Pula to Premantura to see Kamenjak National Park about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, make a trip to Les galeries souterraines Zerostrasse, get a taste of the local shopping with Pula's Marketplace, and explore the striking landscape of National Park Brijuni.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Pula day trip planning site.

You can take a bus from Rovinj to Pula in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Rijeka.

Things to do in Pula

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamenjak National Park, National Park Brijuni, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2
nights
Rijeka

Rijeka ©
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to Maiden With The Seagull, get to know the fascinating history of Lungo Mare, then examine the collection at Peek & Poke Computer Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Trsat Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Viale Glagolitico, then wander the streets of The town of Hum, then take a stroll through Volosko, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Korzo.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rijeka tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by bus from Pula to Rijeka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Pula in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rijeka, with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Rijeka

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Opatija, Hum
Highlights from your plan
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare

4
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, and put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagreb road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rijeka to Zagreb in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zagreb when traveling from Rijeka in August, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

2
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Zadar City Museum / Muzej Grada Zadra, delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, then make a trip to University of Zadar, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Bell Tower, don't miss a visit to The Forum, contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, and finally don't miss a visit to Paseo Maritimo.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zadar trip builder app.

Fly from Zagreb to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Zagreb, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zadar, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Outdoors Transportation
Highlights from your plan
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Speed Boats Tours
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

10
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore Split's surroundings by going to Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi), Hvar (Franciscan Monastery, Spanjola, &more) and Historic City of Trogir (in Trogir). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Split road trip site.

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zadar in August since evenings lows in Split dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hvar, Church Of St. Roch, Historic City of Trogir
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Cavtat (Cavtat Seaside Promenade & Cavtat Old Town). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

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

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cavtat
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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