12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia Itinerary

Brisbane
Fly:  27​h
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Split
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
Brisbane

2
days
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 24th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, and then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, and then wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zagreb travel itinerary planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Zagreb is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Brisbane to Zagreb, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in March; daily highs in Zagreb reach 16°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Split.

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Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Room Escape Games

1
day
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius and then explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Split online journey planner .

You can fly from Zagreb to Split in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in March, Split is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Bol.

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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace

2
days
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.
On the 27th (Tue), Head underground at Zmajeva špilja and then kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach and then kick back and relax at Murvica Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bol visit planning website .

Traveling by ferry from Split to Bol takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. March in Bol sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Murvica Beach
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Zlatni Rat Beach ©
Zlatni Rat Beach

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Island Galesnik and Sveta Nedilja. Take a break from Hvar with a short trip to Perna Inlet in Sucuraj, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Plain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Hvar day trip tool .

Hvar is very close to Bol. In March, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Perna Inlet
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Island Galesnik ©
Island Galesnik
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja
Stari Grad Plain ©
Stari Grad Plain

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Gornji Ugao Tower, delve into the distant past at Gradske Zidine, then trek along Gradac Park, and finally step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip builder website .

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for home.

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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

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