14 days in Croatia Itinerary

14 days in Croatia Itinerary

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14 days in Croatia Itinerary

Zagreb
Zagreb
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Sibenik
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Trogir
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Split
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 15​min
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 45​min
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Dubrovnik

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Zagreb

Zagreb
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb day trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Zagreb Airport. July in Zagreb sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll set off for Plitvice Lakes National Park on the 7th (Sat).

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2
days
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Cascades.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday maker website .

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

#Nature, #Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

2
days
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jadro Beach, then steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zadar Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ). On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Greeting to the Sun, then don't miss a visit to Zadar City Gate, then kick back and relax at Nin's Lagoon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zadar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Zadar sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sibenik.

Things to do in Zadar

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Nin, Jadro Beach
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Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ) ©
Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

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day
Sibenik

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
You've now added National Park Krka Waterfalls to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Dalmatian Ethno Village, then steep yourself in history at The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, and then take in the dramatic scenery at National Park Krka Waterfalls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sibenik vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Zadar to Sibenik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in July, Sibenik is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Trogir.

Things to do in Sibenik

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Park Krka Waterfalls
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The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©
Dalmatian Ethno Village ©
Dalmatian Ethno Village

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Trogir

Trogir
A small Dalmatian town dating back to the Hellenistic period, Trogir represents a melting pot of Greek, Roman, and Venetian influences.
To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Trogir trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sibenik to Trogir takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Trogir can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will leave for Split on the 12th (Thu).

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3
days
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Diocletian's Palace and Kliška tvrđava. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Punta Rata Beach (in Brela) and Fortress Mirabella (Peovica) (in Omis). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, look for gifts at Nadalina cokolada, and delve into the distant past at Grgur Ninski Statue.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Split trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Trogir to Split in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Split can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Punta Rata Beach, Fortress Mirabella (Peovica)
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Old Split ©
Old Split
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Dubovica and then get great views at Spanjola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then make a trip to The Church of St Stephen, and finally wander the streets of Milna.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hvar trip site .

Getting from Split to Hvar by ferry takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

#Beaches, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trip

The Church of St Stephen
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
On the 17th (Tue), kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, make a trip to Korcula Old City, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Korcula Town tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Korcula Old City
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Kula Svih Svetih ©
Kula Svih Svetih
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gradske Zidine and Stradun. Get out of town with these interesting Dubrovnik side-trips: Cavtat (Cavtat Cemetery & Cavtat Old Town). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, browse the exhibits of Gornji Ugao Tower, step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, and steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik attractions site .

Getting from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine
Stradun ©
Stradun
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

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