12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dubrovnik
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Zadar
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
night
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 22nd (Fri): wander the streets of Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, then make a trip to Pile Gate, and finally make a trip to Onophrian Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island and then see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited.

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Singapore, Singapore to Dubrovnik is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Dubrovnik is minus 7 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Dubrovnik at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Historic City of Trogir and then contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then contemplate the long history of Old Split, and then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

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You can drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Historic City of Trogir
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Old Split ©
Old Split

2
nights
Zadar

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 26th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ancient Glass, examine the collection at Archaeological Museum Zadar, make a trip to The Forum, steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, then make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), and finally explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Paseo Maritimo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zadar Cathedral, then admire the striking features of City Sentinel, and finally take a tour by water with Zzuum - Active Vacation.

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Getting from Split to Zadar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zadar, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zzuum - Active Vacation ©
Zzuum - Active Vacation

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Arts and Crafts, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), and finally examine the collection at Zagreb City Museum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, appreciate the history behind Ban Josip Jelačić Josip Jelačić spomenik, don't miss a visit to Radiceva, then shop like a local with Dolac Market, then enjoy breathtaking views from Zagreb 360, and finally hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip builder.

You can fly from Zadar to Zagreb in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Tkalciceva ©
Tkalciceva

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovinj: Amphitheatre de Pula (in Pula) and Porec (Euphrasius Basilica & Porec Old Town). The adventure continues: stop by Old Town, don't miss a visit to Town Clock, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Rovinj holiday builder site.

Getting from Zagreb to Rovinj by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bale, Porec, Amphitheatre de Pula
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Old Town ©
Old Town
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town

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