13 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

13 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

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13 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Manchester, United Kingdom


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2
nights
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Jama - Grotta Baredine, delve into the distant past at Dvigrad, then get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Main Street. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, steep yourself in history at Porec Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, and finally take a stroll through STARI GRAD.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovinj tour itinerary maker .

Manchester, UK to Rovinj is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Rovinj is 1 hour. In August, Rovinj is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Porec, Amphitheatre de Pula, Dvigrad
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Jama - Grotta Baredine ©
Jama - Grotta Baredine
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Galerija Mestrovic and Froggyland. Get in touch with nature at Punta Rata Beach and River Rafting & Tubing. Take a break from Split with a short trip to The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower in Trogir, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace, get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic).

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Split trip planner .

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 August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, Punta Rata Beach
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Appreciate the collections at War Photo Limited and Franciscan Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubrovnik: Basilica urbana (in Solin), Your black horizon Art Pavilion (in Lopud) and Cavtat (Cavtat Seaside Promenade & Cavtat Cemetery). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, make a trip to Fort Imperial, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, and wander the streets of Lapad.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip planner.

You can take a bus from Split to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cavtat, Your black horizon Art Pavilion, Basilica urbana
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

3
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Visit Milocher Park and Ploce Beach for some beach relaxation. Visit St. Nikola Church and Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotor: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Virpazar), Blue Grotto (in Herceg-Novi) and Skadar Lake National Park (in Podgorica). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kotor road trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Kotor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Kotor, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Perast, Ploce Beach, Milocher Park, Skadar Lake National Park, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni ©
Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni
Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

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