8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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8 days in Croatia Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  28​h
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 45​min
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
Zagreb
— Few hours
Fly:  25​h
Sydney

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Gornji Ugao Tower, then explore the ancient world of Gradske Zidine, and finally step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Dubrovnik is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Dubrovnik is minus 9 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Dubrovnik at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Kayaking & Canoeing
Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine

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Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
On the 22nd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, then admire the striking features of Revelin Tower, and then get outside with Freestyle.

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Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Korcula Town

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites

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Freestyle ©
Freestyle

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Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Split itinerary planner .

Ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Split in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Marjan ©
Marjan

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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 25th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park journey maker website .

Getting from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Zagreb.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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hours
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

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Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Tkalciceva ©
Tkalciceva

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