19 days in Croatia Itinerary

19 days in Croatia Itinerary

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19 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Rovinj
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Zadar
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
4
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Split
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Zagreb is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Zagreb due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Zagreb, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Museums Adventure

Side Trip

Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
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Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

1
night
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take a stroll through STARI GRAD, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, explore the ancient world of Dvigrad, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Augustus, then get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mulini Beach.

Discover how to plan a Rovinj trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Zagreb to Rovinj in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovinj when traveling from Zagreb in August, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Porec, Pula, Dvigrad
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dvigrad ©
Dvigrad
Main Street ©
Main Street

1
night
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zadar Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zadar day trip site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Rovinj to Zadar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Bol.

Things to do in Zadar

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Zadar Cathedral ©
Zadar Cathedral
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stroll the grounds of Supetar cemetery, and then kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Murvica Beach, then examine the collection at Museum uja, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lovrecina Bay.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bol driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Zadar to Bol takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Zadar in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bol, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

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 22nd (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci and then step off the mainland to explore Jerolim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, and finally stroll through Dubovica.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hvar journey site .

Hvar is just a short distance from Bol. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 24th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Vela Przina Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Vapor gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Korcula Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then do a tasting at Lovric Winery.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Korcula Town vacation planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Tours

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Lovric Winery ©
Lovric Winery

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at War Photo Limited and Walls of Dubrovnik. Museum-lovers will get to explore Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Rector's Palace. Step out of Dubrovnik with an excursion to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat--about 34 minutes away. On the 29th (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dubrovnik Synagogue, head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, and take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery TALIR.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik road trip tool .

Ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum

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 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Diocletian's Palace, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then contemplate the long history of Old Split, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic
River Rafting & Tubing

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