8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Fly
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Ferry
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Split
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive
5
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly

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Dubrovnik

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
On the 21st (Mon), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Lokrum Island, admire the striking features of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, make a trip to Pile Gate, and steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, things will get a bit warmer in Dubrovnik: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks

1
night
Hvar, Hvar Island

Croatian St. Tropez

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Spanish Fortress and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Hvar, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

2
nights
Split

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace, then appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then examine the collection at Froggyland. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, walk around Marjan Park, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Split visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Split takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. June in Split sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Great Cascades, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature

1
night
Zagreb

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 26th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagreb online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
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Croatia travel guide

4.4
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.