10 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

10 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

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10 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Zadar
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
5
Rovinj
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Lisbon

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik and then take a stroll through Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Franciscan Monastery, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, then take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, and finally step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

Before you visit Dubrovnik, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Lisbon, Portugal to Dubrovnik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Dubrovnik. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, steep yourself in history at Spanjola, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica. Here are some ideas for day two: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar holiday maker .

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Hvar sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Speed Boats Tours
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, then admire the landmark architecture of Grisogono - Cipci Palace, and finally delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then contemplate the long history of Fortress Mirabella (Peovica).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Split itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. September in Split sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Omis
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, make a trip to Paseo Maritimo, don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, and finally make a trip to The Greeting to the Sun.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zadar trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Split to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in September, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Zadar. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

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nights
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 24th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then steep yourself in history at Porec Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, and finally make a trip to Eufrazijeva Street. On the next day, take a stroll through STARI GRAD and then stroll through Punta Corrente.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovinj road trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Zadar to Rovinj in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porec, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Amphitheatre de Pula
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
STARI GRAD ©
STARI GRAD

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