15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Pula
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
3
Zadar
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h 45​min
4
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
6
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Split
— 2 nights
8
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

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Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Pula, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then admire the landmark architecture of Arco dei Sergi, and finally stop by Dolija 08.

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Amsterdam, Holland to Pula is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in July, with highs in Pula at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Pula

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Aquarium Pula ©
Aquarium Pula
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Arco dei Sergi ©
Arco dei Sergi

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night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time 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

1
night
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 10th (Wed), take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zadar tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Transportation Outdoors
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Speed Boats Tours

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nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
When in Korcula Town, make a side trip to see Waterskiing & Jetskiing in Orebic, approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach, head outdoors with Freestyle, and see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town journey maker site .

Getting from Zadar to Korcula Town by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Korcula Town. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach

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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 16th (Tue), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Onophrian Fountain, take a memorable tour with Tours, and step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik online trip builder .

Getting from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik

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Hvar, Hvar Island

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.
On the 17th (Wed), race across the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Hvar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Speed Boats Tours
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic).

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Split trip planner .

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
River Rafting & Tubing

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Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 21st (Sun), examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Tkalciceva, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, then examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Split to Zagreb takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zagreb, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough 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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