16 days in Croatia, Montenegro & Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia, Montenegro & Slovenia Itinerary

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1
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
2
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
4
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
5
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
6
Rab Island, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Rovinj, Croatia
— 1 night
8
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 2nd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then steep yourself in history at Palazzo di Diocleziano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Ilirio's Hvar Tours, then identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Split day trip planner.

Boise, USA to Split is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Split is 8 hours. Traveling from Boise in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 44°F in Split. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Ilirio's Hvar Tours, River Rafting & Tubing, Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Ilirio's Hvar Tours ©
Ilirio's Hvar Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Forteca, pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Mihovil, contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, then view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at Kula Morska Vrata. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Treasury Museum, examine the collection at Korcula Town Museum, don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, get outside with Freestyle, then get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic collection Barilo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kula Svih Svetih.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Korcula Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in March, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Freestyle
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Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Town Museum ©
Korcula Town Museum

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 6th (Wed): head off the coast to Lokrum Island, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then examine the collection at War Photo Limited, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Keep things going the next day: visit Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker app.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. March in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Adventure
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited

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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Tryphon Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, and then get engrossed in the history at Perast Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at Historical, Art, and Archaeology Museum at Vladin Dom, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Church, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, then make a trip to Kotor Old City, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Namfleg.

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Getting from Dubrovnik to Kotor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Perast, Castle Of San Giovanni, Historical, Art, and Archaeology Museum at Vladin Dom
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St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. Tryphon Cathedral
Castle Of San Giovanni
Castle Of San Giovanni
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks

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Zagreb, Croatia

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 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, don't miss a visit to Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Kotor to Zagreb takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kotor in March: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around 57°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rab Island.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery
Croatian Museum of Naive Art ©
Croatian Museum of Naive Art

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Rab Island, Croatia

Rab Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Zidine Fortress, stroll through Kandarola Nude Beach, and then kick back and relax at Podsilo Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Ivan Evangelista, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Mary The Great (Sveta Marija Velika), then take an in-depth tour of Kuca Rabske Torte, and finally kick back and relax at Suha Punta Beach.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Rab Island trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Zagreb to Rab Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Rab Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Suha Punta Beach ©
Suha Punta Beach
Kuca Rabske Torte ©
Kuca Rabske Torte
Zidine Fortress ©
Zidine Fortress

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Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, make a trip to Main Street, then look for gifts at Galerija Brek, then view the masterpieces at Atelier Sottomuro, and finally examine the collection at Casa Della Batana.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovinj travel planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Rab Island to Rovinj in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Rovinj, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia
Main Street ©
Main Street

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bled and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana driving holiday app.

Drive from Rovinj to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rovinj in March, with highs in Ljubljana at 53°F and lows at 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bled
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle