16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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16 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Zagreb
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  6​h 15​min
3
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Zadar
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 24th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Kula Lotrščak and then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip builder app .

London, UK to Zagreb is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Zagreb hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Fun & Games Museums
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Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

1
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 26th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Korcula Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, make a trip to Korcula Old City, contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, and admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town online itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Korcula Town takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Otok Osjak, Korcula Old City, Vela Przina Beach
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Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach

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 1st (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, and explore the ancient world of Walls of Dubrovnik.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) 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

3
nights
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 4th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, and step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hvar trip planner .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Omis (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Diocletian's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Split fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Split can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 8th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zadar online travel route planner .

Drive from Split to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in September, Zadar is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Kayaking & Canoeing

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