26 days in Croatia Itinerary

26 days in Croatia Itinerary

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26 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Rovinj
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Zagreb
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Popular historic sites such as Rector's Palace and Fort Lovrijenac are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore War Photo Limited and Franciscan Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Pasjaca Beach (in Popovici) and Cavtat Old Town (in Cavtat). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, shop like a local with Samostan Sv.klare, and look for gifts at Life According to Kawa.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik vacation planning tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Dubrovnik is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Dubrovnik. In September, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cavtat, Pasjaca Beach
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vapor gallery and House of Marco Polo. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Vela Przina Beach and Pupnatska Luca Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Waterskiing & Jetskiing in Orebic (about 58 minutes away). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, step off the mainland to explore Otok Osjak, take in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina, and contemplate the long history of Kula Morska Vrata.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Korcula Town road trip planning tool .

Drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Lumbarda, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Otok Osjak
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Bags by Kristina ©
Bags by Kristina
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Spanjola and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Dubovica and Mlini Beach. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, wander the streets of Milna, step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, and kick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Galerija Mestrovic and Jaksic Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Diocletian's Palace and Old Split. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Riva Harbor, identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, and stop by By Lyna Conceptstore.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Split driving holiday planner.

Drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Old Split ©
Old Split

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.
Popular historic sites such as Dominican Monastery and Parish church complex are in your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Murvica Beach and Zlatni Rat Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bol: Lovrecina Bay (in Postira), Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin) and Ivan Rendic Gallery (in Supetar). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bol itinerary website .

Getting from Split to Bol by car takes about 2 hours. September in Bol sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Bol

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Supetar, Lovrecina Bay, Murvica Beach, Sumartin Beach
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Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay

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 28th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Eufrazijeva Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, then view the masterpieces at Atelier Sottomuro, and finally wander the streets of STARI GRAD. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Aura Distillery, and then indulge your taste buds at OPG Vosten.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovinj trip site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Bol to Rovinj takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bol in September, with highs in Rovinj at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porec, Aura Distillery, OPG Vosten, Amphitheatre de Pula
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STARI GRAD ©
STARI GRAD
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town

5
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get some historical perspective at Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and Basilica of The Sacred Heart of Jesus. Image of War - Photography Museum and Museum of Broken Relationships will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Zagreb to go to Klanjec and see Antun Augustincic Gallery, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, browse the different shops at Arena Centar, and look for gifts at Vinoteka Vintesa.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Rovinj to Zagreb in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zagreb when traveling from Rovinj in September, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Shopping Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Antun Augustincic Gallery
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Ban Josip Jelačić Square ©
Ban Josip Jelačić Square
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

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