7 days in Zagreb, Split & Dubrovnik Itinerary

7 days in Zagreb, Split & Dubrovnik Itinerary

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7 days in Zagreb, Split & Dubrovnik Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
1
Zagreb
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Zagreb

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): savor the flavors at Dolac Market, then hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zagreb road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Zagreb Airport. In August in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Zagreb

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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Ban Josip Jelačić Square ©
Ban Josip Jelačić Square
Dolac Market ©
Dolac Market

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Marjan Park. Do your shopping at Riva Harbor and Split Market. Change things up with a short trip to Dubovica in Hvar (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, appreciate the history behind Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, examine the collection at Froggyland, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Split online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Split: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

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Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Dubovica
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
River Rafting & Tubing
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): head off the coast to Island of Lokrum and then wander the streets of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by bus from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Speed Boats Tours

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