13 days in Croatia Itinerary

13 days in Croatia Itinerary

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13 days in Croatia Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Split
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
Krk Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Pula
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Newark

3
days
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Brela Beach and Punta Rata Beach. Explore hidden gems such as River Cetina and Galerija Mestrovic. When in Split, make a side trip to see The St. Lawrence Cathedral in Trogir, approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Diocletian's Palace, examine the collection at Froggyland, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius.

Before you visit Split, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Newark, USA to Split is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Split is 6 hours. In July, daytime highs in Split are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Brela, River Cetina, The St. Lawrence Cathedral
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Brela Beach ©
Brela Beach

4
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.
Old Town and Stradun are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Srebreno Beach and River Rafting & Tubing. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, contemplate the long history of Dominican Monastery, explore the galleries of Vlaho Bukovac House, and kick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Krk Island.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Vlaho Bukovac House, Srebreno Beach
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Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Dubrovnik Boat Rentals ©
Dubrovnik Boat Rentals

2
days
Krk Island

Krk Island ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Frankopan Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Lucy, and then stroll through Baska. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kosljun - Monastery Museum, then step off the mainland to explore Košljun, and then kick back and relax at Stara Baska (Old Baska).

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Krk Island sightseeing planner .

Drive from Dubrovnik to Krk Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pula.

Things to do in Krk Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Stara Baska (Old Baska) ©
Stara Baska (Old Baska)
Baska ©
Baska
Soline Bay ©
Soline Bay

1
day
Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pula trip planning website .

Drive from Krk Island to Pula in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Krk Island in July since evenings lows in Pula dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fazana Beach
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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