11 days in Croatia Itinerary

11 days in Croatia Itinerary

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11 days in Croatia Itinerary

Dubai
Fly + Drive + bus:  16​h
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
ferry:  4​h
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— Few hours
bus + shuttle + Fly:  18​h
Dubai

3
days
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, sightseeing, nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Gradske Zidine, steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, wander the streets of Old Town, and make a trip to Dubrovnik Cable Car.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik custom trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Dubrovnik is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

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Old Town
Gradske Zidine
Dubrovnik Cable Car

3
days
Hvar, Hvar Island

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.
Hvar is known for sightseeing, nature, nightlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, and do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hvar trip builder.

Ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Split.

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Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
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Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery

3
days
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, sightseeing, nature, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Diocletian's Palace, explore the world behind art at Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Marjan, and take a memorable drive along Split Outdoor Adventure.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Split travel planner.

Getting from Hvar to Split by ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hvar in August: highs in Split hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Diocletian's Palace
Ivan Mestrovic Gallery

1
day
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Getting from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Split in August, Plitvice Lakes National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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