12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Zadar
— 2 nights
3
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Orebic
— Few hours
ferry:  1​h
6
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Vela Luka, Korcula Island
— Few hours
ferry:  4​h
8
Split
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Starigrad-Paklenica
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Zagreb
— 2 nights
End: Zagreb

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day
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planner .

Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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nights
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 4th (Tue): race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zadar planning tool .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, then explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, and then wander the streets of Riva Harbor. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, then look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Split trip planner.

Drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in June, Split is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, River Rafting & Tubing
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
On the 9th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, and step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

few
hours
Orebic

Orebic
Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Orebic trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Orebic takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Orebic can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. You'll set off for Korcula Town on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Orebic

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): make a trip to Atelier Abel, make a trip to Korcula Old City, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Korcula Town attractions planning site .

You can drive from Orebic to Korcula Town in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vela Luka.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Korcula Old City
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Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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hours
Vela Luka, Korcula Island

Vela Luka
Vela Luka is a small town and a municipality in Dubrovnik-Neretva County in southern Dalmatia, Croatia. To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vela Luka trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Vela Luka takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. On the 11th (Tue), you're off toSplit.

Things to do in Vela Luka

Parks Nature Tours
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hours
Split

Split
To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Split trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Vela Luka to Split takes 4 hours. On the 11th (Tue), you're off toStarigrad-Paklenica.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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1
night
Starigrad-Paklenica

Starigrad-Paklenica
To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Starigrad-Paklenica trip planner .

Drive from Split to Starigrad-Paklenica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in June, Starigrad-Paklenica is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. You will leave for Zagreb on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Starigrad-Paklenica

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 12th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and finally wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Starigrad-Paklenica to Zagreb takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Starigrad-Paklenica in June, you will find days in Zagreb are slightly colder (78°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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