22 days in Croatian Islands Itinerary

22 days in Croatian Islands Itinerary

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22 days in Croatian Islands Itinerary

Start: Calgary
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  16​h 30​min
1
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Krk Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rab Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Valun, Cres Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Calgary

7
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.
Franciscan Monastery and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zavala and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: take the plunge with a skydiving experience, head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica, and get great views at Spanjola.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Hvar vacation planner.

Calgary, Canada to Hvar is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in July; daily highs in Hvar reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Ilirio's Hvar Tours ©
Ilirio's Hvar Tours
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Supetar cemetery and Golden horn from above. Get some cultural insight at Senjkovic Winery and The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bol: Parish church complex (in Supetar) and Lovrecina Bay (in Postira). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora, enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach, learn about winemaking at Stina Winery, and examine the collection at Muzej Uja / Museum of Olive Oil.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bol itinerary maker.

Bol is just a stone's throw from Hvar. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hvar in July: highs in Bol hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Krk Island.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Supetar, Senjkovic Winery, Lovrecina Bay, Museum uja, The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip ©
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip

3
nights
Krk Island

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Step out of the city life by going to Soline Bay and Biserujka Cave. Baska and Church of St. Lucy are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Krk Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Bol to Krk Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Rab Island.

Things to do in Krk Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Stara Baska (Old Baska) ©
Stara Baska (Old Baska)
Baska ©
Baska
Soline Bay ©
Soline Bay

4
nights
Rab Island

Rab Island ©
Visit Zidine Fortress and St. Ivan Evangelista for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of St. Mary The Great (Sveti Mrija Velika) and Church of St. Anthony.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rab Island tour planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Krk Island to Rab Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valun.

Things to do in Rab Island

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Komrcar Park ©
Komrcar Park
Zidine Fortress ©
Zidine Fortress

2
nights
Valun, Cres Island

Valun ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mali Bok and Osor Town Walls. Relax by the water at Orlec Beach and Lubenice Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Valun trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Rab Island to Valun in 4 hours. July in Valun sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Valun

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cres Island, Cres, Osor Town Walls
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Centar Za Odrzivi Razvoj Gerbin ©
Centar Za Odrzivi Razvoj Gerbin
Cres Tower ©
Cres Tower

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