16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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1
Zagreb
— 1 night
2
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
3
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
5
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
6
Split
— 2 nights
7
Zadar
— 2 nights
8
Rovinj
— 2 nights

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 27th (Sat), examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, then enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, and finally take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Zagreb is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in July: highs in Zagreb hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

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

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.
On the 29th (Mon), visit Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, then take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, then get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, and finally head off the coast to Lokrum Island.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik holiday builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Treasury Museum, make a trip to Korcula Old City, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Mihovil, contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, do a tasting at Lovric Winery, then examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Korcula Town trip planning site.

Ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, then take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hvar travel planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Tomic Winery
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

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 4th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Murvica Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paklina Beach. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora, stroll the grounds of Supetar cemetery, and then stroll through Sumartin Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bol trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Bol takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sumartin Beach, Murvica Beach, Supetar cemetery
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Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Supetar cemetery ©
Supetar cemetery

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir, and then steep yourself in history at Old Split.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Split tour itinerary website.

Getting from Bol to Split by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Split sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Trogir
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split

2
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 8th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Zadar Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, then make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jadro Beach, and finally make a trip to The Church of the Holy Cross. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at MasVin, then enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Rozica Beach, then delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Bell Tower.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zadar sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Split to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zadar when traveling from Split in August, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zadar

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

MasVin, Jadro Beach, The Church of the Holy Cross
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

2
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, don't miss a visit to Decumanus Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, then steep yourself in history at Round Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, make a trip to Main Street, then take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Sottomuro, then explore the striking landscape of National Park Brijuni, and finally explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovinj day trip site.

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 August in Rovinj, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Porec, Amphitheatre de Pula, National Park Brijuni
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town

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