16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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16 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Kelowna

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 16th (Mon), admire the striking features of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then explore the ancient world of Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre, then contemplate the long history of Trogir Historic Site, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The St. Lawrence Cathedral.

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Kelowna, Canada to Split is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kelowna to Split, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Split can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Trogir, Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

2
nights
Bol, Brac Island

Bol ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Dominican Monastery, then kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach, and then kick back and relax at Murvica Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sumartin Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bol planning app .

Getting from Split to Bol by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Bol, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Murvica Beach, Sumartin Beach
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Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Dominican Monastery ©
Dominican Monastery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, get great views at Spanjola, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Milna, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mlini Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip builder tool .

Hvar is just a stone's throw from Bol. In September, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 22nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, then kick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Treasury Museum, make a trip to Korcula Old City, steep yourself in history at Kula Morska Vrata, then take in the exciting artwork at Vapor gallery, then examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Korcula Old City, Vela Przina Beach
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Town Museum ©
Korcula Town Museum
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take a stroll through Old Town and then explore the ancient world of Walls of Dubrovnik. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Franciscan Monastery, then see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, then get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, and finally step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik sightseeing planner .

Traveling by ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In September, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Saint George Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), then see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, admire the masterpieces at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Museum and Andautonia Archaeological Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip planner .

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Zagreb in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Zagreb is a bit cooler than Dubrovnik - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 28th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, steep yourself in history at Porec Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Round Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Eufrazijeva Street. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Duga Uvala beach, then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, then do a tasting at Winery San Tommaso, and finally wander the streets of STARI GRAD.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovinj driving holiday planner .

Getting from Zagreb to Rovinj by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in September, Rovinj is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Porec, Winery San Tommaso, Duga Uvala beach, Amphitheatre de Pula
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Old Town ©
Old Town
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town

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