20 days in Croatia Itinerary

20 days in Croatia Itinerary

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20 days in Croatia Itinerary

Zagreb
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 45​min
Rab Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Split
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
Island of Vis
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Zagreb

3
days
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Recreational Sports Center Jarun. Discover out-of-the-way places like Jarun Lake and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's still lots to do: cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, take a stroll through Ilica, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Zagreb journey planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Zagreb Airport. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovinj.

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River Rafting & Tubing
Jarun Lake
Jarun Lake
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun

3
days
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Relax by the water at Mulini Beach and Fazana Beach. Visiting Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Chiavalon Extra Virgin Olive Oil will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovinj: Buzet (Food Tours & The town of Hum). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Saint Euphemia Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, and don't miss a visit to Spiaggia Isola rossa, Rovigno.

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

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Rovinj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Rovinj sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rab Island.

Things to do in Rovinj

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Vodnjan, The town of Hum, Food Tours, Fazana Beach
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Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Mulini Beach ©
Mulini Beach

2
days
Rab Island

Rab Island
On the 6th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Zidine Fortress, trek along Rab-Maman trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kandarola Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Trg Municipium Arba, enjoy the sand and surf at Podsilo Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sahara Beach.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rovinj to Rab Island in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Zadar.

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2
days
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 8th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Narodni trg u Zadru. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Simuni Beach and then kick back and relax at Nin's Lagoon.

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You can do a combination of ferry and car from Rab Island to Zadar in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Nin, Jadro Beach, Simuni Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Narodni trg u Zadru ©
Narodni trg u Zadru

2
days
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 11th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasuni Beach and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then do a tasting at Putalj Winery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Split trip planner.

Getting from Zadar to Split by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zadar in June since evenings lows in Split dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Island of Vis.

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Climbing Tours
Shark Diving
Putalj Winery ©
Putalj Winery

3
days
Island of Vis

Island of Vis ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Stiniva Cove and Srebrna Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Hum and Bili Bok.

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Traveling by ferry from Split to Island of Vis takes 2.5 hours. In June in Island of Vis, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

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Vis Sea Adventure ©
Vis Sea Adventure
Stiniva Cove ©
Stiniva Cove
Hum ©
Hum

2
days
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina, get outside with Freestyle, and then kick back and relax at Przina Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower, look for gifts at Coral Shop Irena, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Vapor gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Korcula Town road trip site .

You can ride a ferry from Island of Vis to Korcula Town in 3 hours. June in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trip

Lumbarda
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Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Przina Beach ©
Przina Beach
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St. Mark's Cathedral

2
days
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 18th (Mon), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Lopud Island and then head off the coast to Kolocep Island.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik sightseeing planner.

Getting from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Kolocep Island
Kolocep Island
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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