21 days in Croatia Itinerary

21 days in Croatia Itinerary

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21 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Lewiston
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
5
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
7
Zadar
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
8
Rovinj
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Lewiston

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Zagreb City Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, then explore the world behind art at Atelier Mestrovic, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Arts and Crafts.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip planning app .

Lewiston, USA to Zagreb is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lewiston in July: highs in Zagreb hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Bol.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Zagreb 80's Museum ©
Zagreb 80's Museum
Atelier Mestrovic ©
Atelier Mestrovic
Museum of Arts and Crafts ©
Museum of Arts and Crafts

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Dominican Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Murvica Beach. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Golden horn from above.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bol day trip app .

You can fly from Zagreb to Bol in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Zagreb in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Bol. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Murvica Beach
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Diocletian's Palace, admire the striking features of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and then get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, steep yourself in history at Old Split, and then steep yourself in history at Trogir Historic Site.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Split trip planning site .

You can drive from Bol to Split in 2 hours. July in Split sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Historic City of Trogir
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

2
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral and then head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Hvar attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Split to Hvar takes 1.5 hours. July in Hvar sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cavtat Cemetery and Lapad. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Fort Lovrijenac. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, delve into the distant past at Walls of Dubrovnik, wander the streets of Old Town, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip planner .

Getting from Hvar to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat Cemetery
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vela Przina Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then make a trip to Atelier Abel, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Korcula Town trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Zadar

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 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, make a trip to The Forum, explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, then examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zadar trip maker app .

Getting from Korcula Town to Zadar by combination of ferry and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Zadar when traveling from Korcula Town in July, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
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 30th (Tue): make a trip to Port of Rovinj, learn about winemaking at Stancija Collis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, then make a trip to Trevisol Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally wander the streets of STARI GRAD.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovinj online road trip planner .

Getting from Zadar to Rovinj by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries
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Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia
Main Street ©
Main Street

3
nights
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 31st (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Konjicki Klub Rakovica, admire the sheer force of Mali Buk, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap
Mali Buk ©
Mali Buk

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