8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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8 days in Croatia Itinerary

London
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Split
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
Dubrovnik
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
London

1
day
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the striking features of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner .

London, UK to Split is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Split at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Bol.

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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Mestrovic Gallery ©
Mestrovic Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Paklina Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Murvica Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, and then make a trip to Stone.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bol sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Bol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

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Stone, Murvica Beach
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Zlatni Rat Beach ©
Zlatni Rat Beach
Vidova Gora
Vidova Gora
Stone ©
Stone

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.
On the 7th (Sat), look for gifts at Delicia Shop Hvar and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica and then get a dose of the wild on Ilirio's Hvar Tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar holiday planner .

Hvar is just a short distance from Bol. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Delicia Shop Hvar ©
Delicia Shop Hvar

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 9th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Gradske Zidine, look for gifts at Tedi, and then don't miss a visit to Dubrovnik Cable Car. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum and then take a stroll through Old Town.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine

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