7 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

7 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

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7 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  17​h
1
Split
— 2 nights
2
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Trogir Square. Change things up with a short trip to The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower in Trogir (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, wander the streets of Riva Harbor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic).

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Split sightseeing planner .

San Francisco, USA to Split is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Split. In September, daily temperatures in Split can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

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Trogir
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cavtat Seaside Promenade and Cavtat Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, and contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip builder app .

Traveling by bus from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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Cavtat
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik

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