8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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8 days in Croatia Itinerary

London
Fly:  6​h
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Brodarica
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
London

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then make a trip to Dubrovnik Cable Car, then look for gifts at Tedi, and finally steep yourself in history at Gradske Zidine.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik travel planner.

London, UK to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Dubrovnik is 1 hour. In July, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Split.

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

3
days
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, nature, adventure, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, cruise along Split Outdoor Adventure, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Split day trip planner.

Take a bus from Dubrovnik to Split in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brodarica.

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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Marjan ©
Marjan
Split Outdoor Adventure ©
Split Outdoor Adventure

1
day
Brodarica

Brodarica ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Our Lady Of Loretto Statue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten, and then make a trip to Krapanj.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brodarica travel route app .

Drive from Split to Brodarica in 1.5 hours. July in Brodarica sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Brodarica

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Primosten
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Monastery of Krapanj ©
Monastery of Krapanj
Our Lady Of Loretto Statue ©
Our Lady Of Loretto Statue

1
day
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 10th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Brodarica to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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