19 days in Croatia Itinerary

19 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb road trip tool.

Toronto, Canada to Zagreb is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Toronto in August since evenings lows in Zagreb dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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.
On the 17th (Sat), wander the streets of Old Town, don't miss a visit to Main Street, delve into the distant past at Dvigrad, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Augustus, then make a trip to Port of Rovinj, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mulini Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovinj travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Rovinj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Zagreb in August, Rovinj is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

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.
On the 19th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, 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, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zadar road trip planning site.

You can fly from Rovinj to Zadar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bol.

Things to do in Zadar

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll the grounds of Supetar cemetery, and then stroll through Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn). Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Murvica Beach and then kick back and relax at Lovrecina Bay.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bol trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Zadar to Bol takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bol when traveling from Zadar in August, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lovrecina Bay, Murvica Beach, Supetar cemetery
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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), head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci and then step off the mainland to explore Jerolim. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, then admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, and finally kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hvar driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bol to Hvar in an hour. August in Hvar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Jerolim ©
Jerolim
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), enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach, kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Vapor gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then do a tasting at Lovric Winery.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Korcula Old City
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lokrum Island and Dubrovnik Day Sailing. Get some historical perspective at Dubrovnik City Walls and Rector's Palace. Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip 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 lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. John's Fortress, browse the exhibits of Art Gallery TALIR, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik online holiday maker.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Tours · 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then stroll around Marjan Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius. On the next day, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then steep yourself in history at Old Split, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Split road trip planning app.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors

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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