12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
+2
train + bus + Fly:  16​h
1
Rovinj
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Bol, Brac Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Ottawa

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 3rd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of St. Thomas the Apostle, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Sottomuro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Benedict, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovinj trip planning tool .

Ottawa, Canada to Rovinj is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Ottawa to Rovinj due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ottawa in September since evenings lows in Rovinj dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, then wander the streets of Riva Harbor, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Split trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Rovinj to Split in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Split can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Bol, Brac Island

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Golden horn from above, kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Murvica Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Bol trip site .

Traveling by car from Split to Bol takes 2 hours. In September in Bol, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Murvica Beach
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Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Golden horn from above ©
Golden horn from above

1
night
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Town Walls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pupnatska Luca Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Korcula Town day trip app .

You can drive from Bol to Korcula Town in 5.5 hours. September in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

5
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.
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola and Fort Lovrijenac will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Cavtat Cemetery. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik route planner .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. September in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Historic Sites Neighborhoods

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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