9 days in Croatia Itinerary

9 days in Croatia Itinerary

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9 days in Croatia Itinerary

Philadelphia
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 45​min
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
Split
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Philadelphia

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 16th (Mon): take a stroll through Old Town, browse the exhibits of Gornji Ugao Tower, then head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, and finally don't miss a visit to Dubrovnik Cable Car. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Rector's Palace, take an in-depth tour of Franciscan Monastery, then shop like a local with STJEPKO ART, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gradske Zidine, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Philadelphia, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

2
days
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll through Pupnatska Luca Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, and finally view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, then make a trip to Korcula Old City, then step off the mainland to explore Proizd Island, and finally kick back and relax at Przina Beach.

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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 July, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Korcula Town

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Side Trips

Proizd Island, Korcula Old City, Przina Beach
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Przina Beach ©
Przina Beach
House of Marco Polo ©
House of Marco Polo
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac, see the interesting displays at The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip, then examine the collection at Museum of Oil, and finally kick back and relax at Murvica Beach.

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Traveling by ferry from Korcula Town to Bol takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Skrip, Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac, Murvica Beach
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Zlatni Rat Beach ©
Zlatni Rat Beach
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip ©
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip
Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac ©
Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac

2
days
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Mestrovic Gallery, do a tasting at Putalj Winery, and then get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, examine the collection at Froggyland, and then take in the awesome beauty at Marjan.

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Ride a ferry from Bol to Split in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Split are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Marjan ©
Marjan
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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