50 days in Croatia Itinerary

50 days in Croatia Itinerary

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50 days in Croatia Itinerary

Lisbon
Fly:  6​h
Zagreb
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Rovinj
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
Mali Losinj, Losinj Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
Zadar
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Split
— 5 nights
ferry:  1​h
Bol, Brac Island
— 4 nights
ferry:  30​min
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 7 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 45​min
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
Dubrovnik
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Lisbon

6
days
Zagreb

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 Jarun Lake and Recreational Sports Center Jarun. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Broken Relationships and Croatian Museum of Naive Art. Spend the 12th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Vinoteka Vintesa, don't miss a visit to Ban Josip Jelačić Square, see the interesting displays at Museum of Contemporary Art, and wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

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Lisbon, Portugal to Zagreb is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in February, things will get slightly colder in Zagreb: highs are around 8°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun

4
days
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Take a break from the city and head to Plitvice Lakes National Park and Konjicki Klub Rakovica. Take a break from Plitvice Lakes National Park with a short trip to Rastoke in Slunj, about 50 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Cascades. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes, contemplate the waterfront views at The Upper Lakes, and take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park online road trip planner .

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovinj.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Rastoke ©
Rastoke

4
days
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Escape the urban bustle at Pinesta Beach and Skaraba Beach. Visit Njive Beach and Cuvi Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovinj: Kastrum (in Brijuni National Park), Vodnjan (Cadenela Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, & more) and Medulin (Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo & Stella beer 2 Go). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Ribica Atelier, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Aura Distillery, view the masterpieces at Atelier Sottomuro, and don't miss a visit to Town Clock.

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Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Rovinj by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Rovinj are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mali Losinj.

Things to do in Rovinj

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Vodnjan, Medulin, Kastrum, Pinesta Beach, Njive Beach
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STARI GRAD ©
STARI GRAD
Kastrum ©
Kastrum
Cuvi Beach ©
Cuvi Beach

3
days
Mali Losinj, Losinj Island

Mali Losinj ©
Mali Lošinj is a town and municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, on the island of Lošinj, in western Croatia. Visit Unije and Plieski for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Susak and Blue World Institute. There's still lots to do: stroll through Zabodarski Beach, ponder the design of The Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Nativity of the Virgin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mali Losinj trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Rovinj to Mali Losinj in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Zadar.

Things to do in Mali Losinj

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Losinj Island, Blue World Institute
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Unije ©
Unije
Susak ©
Susak
Church of the Nativity of the Virgin ©

5
days
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Simuni Beach and Cigrada Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ) and Narodni trg u Zadru. Step out of Zadar with an excursion to Vransko Jezero Nature Park in Biograd na Moru--about 40 minutes away. On the 1st (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jadro Beach, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Zadar, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church and Monastery, and stop by Natura Zara.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zadar trip itinerary planning site .

You can ride a ferry from Mali Losinj to Zadar in 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cigrada Beach, Vransko Jezero Nature Park, Simuni Beach, Jadro Beach, Nin's Lagoon
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Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ) ©
Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ)
Narodni trg u Zadru ©
Narodni trg u Zadru
St. Mary's Church and Monastery ©
St. Mary's Church and Monastery

5
days
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Popular historic sites such as Diocletian's Palace and Kliška tvrđava are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Ivan Mestrovic Gallery and Jaksic Gallery. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Origin Croatian Cosmetics (in Omis), Punta Rata Beach (in Brela) and Sokolarski Raptor Centre (in Sibenik). Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: stop by Filigran Split, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Town of Kastela, wander the streets of Riva Harbor, and admire the masterpieces at Mestroviceve Crikvine Kastilac.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Split day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Split, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Split

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Punta Rata Beach, Sokolarski Raptor Centre, Origin Croatian Cosmetics, Museum of the Town of Kastela, Muzej Sinjske alke
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

4
days
Bol, Brac Island

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.
Museum of Oil and Senjkovic Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Sumartin Beach and Paklina Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Bol side-trips: Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac (in Nerezisca) and The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip (in Skrip). Spend the 12th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Murvica Beach, take an in-depth tour of Dominican Monastery, learn about winemaking at Stina, and see the interesting displays at Museum uja.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bol trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by ferry from Split to Bol takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Nerezisca, Skrip, Brac Island, Sumartin Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac ©
Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac
Senjkovic Winery ©
Senjkovic Winery

6
days
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Island Galesnik and Sveta Nedilja. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Perna Inlet and Exotic Beach. There's lots more to do: tour the water at your own pace with HvarBoats, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hvar Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Zavala, and wander the streets of Milna.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip itinerary planning website .

Hvar is very close to Bol. March in Hvar sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Pokonji Dol Beach, Exotic Beach, Perna Inlet
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HvarBoats ©
HvarBoats
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Milna ©
Milna

5
days
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Visiting Przina Beach and Freestyle will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Korcula Town Walls and Sveti Mihovil. Explore Korcula Town's surroundings by going to Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato) and Proizd Island (in Vela Luka).

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. March in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Vela Luka, Ethno Museum Barilo, Ethnographic collection Barilo
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Przina Beach ©
Przina Beach
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Town Museum ©
Korcula Town Museum

6
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.
For shopping fun, head to Kokula Art and Craft Shop or Medusa Gift and Art Shop. Let the collections at Franciscan Monastery and War Photo Limited capture your imagination. Spend the 28th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Gradske Zidine, take a stroll through Old Town, head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, and stop by Clara Stones.

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Ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. March in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited

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