10 days in Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Croatia Itinerary

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10 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  14​h
1
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Jelsa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Split
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: New York City


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3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sveti Jakov Beach and Dominican Monastery. Take a break from the city and head to Island of Lokrum and Sipan. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, wander the streets of Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker app .

New York City, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 14-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dubrovnik is 6 hours. In October, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jelsa.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Beach Kupari ©
Beach Kupari

2
nights
Jelsa

Jelsa ©
Jelsa is a town in Croatia, on the island of Hvar, the seat of the eponymous municipalityGeographyThe town of Jelsa is situated in a bay on the middle of the north coast of the island of Hvar. On the 5th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Milna, then learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery, and finally kick back and relax at Dubovica. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Adventure Park Hvar Jelsa.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jelsa trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Dubrovnik to Jelsa with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Jelsa

Beaches Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Tomic Winery ©
Tomic Winery
Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy ©

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Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Relax by the water at Punta Rata Beach and Brela Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Marjan Park and Tvrdic Honey. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Putalj Winery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue, and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Split vacation planner .

Drive from Jelsa to Split in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Split can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Split

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Brela, Church Of St. Roch, Tvrdic Honey
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Putalj Winery ©
Putalj Winery
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

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