17 days in Croatia Itinerary

17 days in Croatia Itinerary

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1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
3
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
4
Split
— 3 nights
5
Zagreb
— 4 nights
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— Few hours
7
Zagreb
— 1 night

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.
You've now added Caffe Bar Promenada to your itinerary. Dubrovnik City Walls and Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Church of Saint Blaise and Art by Stjepko. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Stradun, visit Lapad, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and explore the galleries of Rector's Palace.

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New York City, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from New York City to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of Saint Blaise ©
Church of Saint Blaise

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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.
You've now added Fort Napoljun - Napolean to your itinerary. Visit Dubovica Beach and Mlini Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Spanjola and Franciscan Monastery.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Hvar day trip app.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Hvar are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Paklina Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Golden horn from above. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Murvica Beach and then kick back and relax at Sumartin Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bol trip maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Bol takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Bol can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sumartin Beach, Murvica Beach
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Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Golden horn from above ©
Golden horn from above

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Split. On the 14th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Old Split and then contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and finally admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Split trip maker 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. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

4
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tkalciceva, Lower Town and Walking tours. Popular historic sites such as St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) and Cathedral of the Assumption are in your itinerary. Archaeological Museum in Zagreb and Museum of Broken Relationships are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip builder.

You can fly from Split to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Split in August, with highs in Zagreb at 81°F and lows at 58°F. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Lower Town
Lower Town
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb

few
hours
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Plitvice Lakes National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap.

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You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb
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Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors
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