12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + shuttle:  19​h 30​min
1
Rovinj
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Dallas

1
day
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Brek, get a taste of the local shopping with Atelier Sottomuro, get to know the fascinating history of Main Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally take a stroll through STARI GRAD.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovinj online itinerary planner .

Dallas, USA to Rovinj is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in July, things will get slightly colder in Rovinj: highs are around 86°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia
Main Street ©
Main Street

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 27th (Sat), wander the streets of Riva Harbor, admire the striking features of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Split route builder .

Traveling by car from Rovinj to Split takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rovinj in July since evenings lows in Split dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower
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Riva Harbor ©
Riva Harbor
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace

2
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Dubovica, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

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Getting from Split to Hvar by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Hvar, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, then see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): kick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach, do a tasting at Lovric Winery, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town day trip planning tool .

Getting from Hvar to Korcula Town by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
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 Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Sveti Jakov Beach. Cavtat Cemetery and Lapad will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, look for gifts at Clara Stones, wander the streets of Old Town, and see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik route planner.

Ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat Cemetery
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

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