10 days in Dalmatia Itinerary

10 days in Dalmatia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Dalmatia holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Korcula Town
— 2 nights
Ferry to Stari Grad, Taxi to Hvar
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Hvar
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Split
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
On the 14th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Lokrum Island, stop by Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip site.

New York City, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Dubrovnik is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Korcula Town

— 2 nights
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pupnatska Luka Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Korcula Old City, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then make a trip to Korcula Town Walls.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town journey app.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In August in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Hvar

— 2 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

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 (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Jerolim and then get great views at Spanish Fortress. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hvar online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Split

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Split trip maker tool.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In August in Split, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Transportation · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Dalmatia travel guide

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Known for its warm sea, wooded islands, preserved medieval cities, and beaches of white sand and soft pebble, Dalmatia remains separated from the inland area by a barren mountain range, the Dinaric Alps. Secluded coves, caves, coral reefs, shipwrecks, and Robinson Crusoe-style islets beckon visitors, who often come to explore by diving or yachting. Known for cuisine including seafood, Croatian wines, and olive oils, the region maintains a cozy atmosphere thanks to small, family-run restaurants. Fortified coastal towns here bear traces of the land's many conquerors, including Illyrians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Venetians, and Austro-Hungarians. Medieval piazzas and streets lined with Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque palaces welcome visitors with art festivals, food, and music.

Korcula Island travel guide

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Landmarks · Beaches · Fishing Charters & Tours

Hvar Island travel guide

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Lookouts · Nightlife · Islands
Island of the Sun
Hvar Island, "the queen of the Dalmatian islands," draws visitors to its beaches lapped by the crystal blue sea. Croatia's sunniest and longest island offers a mild climate, secluded pebble coves, ancient olive trees, vast lavender fields, and pine-forested hills. An important strategic and nautical point since prehistoric times, the island has been building its unique identity ever since. Experience the flavor of Hvar Island in small inns serving homemade wines, as locals sing old island songs. In contrast, the cosmopolitan Hvar offers luxurious five-star hotels, which can attract celebrities (and drive prices up). For a true Hvar experience, try private accommodations like hostels and apartments at private houses, which can service more diverse crowd. The town is crisscrossed by cobbled streets lined with Venetian palaces and offers exciting nightlife.