11 days in Croatia Itinerary

11 days in Croatia Itinerary

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11 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Riyadh

3
nights
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, take a memorable tour with Tours, step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, and take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip builder website .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Dubrovnik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in August, with highs in Dubrovnik at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Riva Harbor as well as Speed Boats Tours. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): wander the streets of Riva Harbor, race across the water with a speed boat tour, delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Split visit planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
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 29th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hvar trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Split to Hvar by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Split

You've now added River Rafting & Tubing to your itinerary. On the 30th (Fri), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue, then contemplate the long history of Old Split, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the ancient world of Grgur Ninski Statue, and then walk around Marjan Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Split trip planning website .

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Historic City of Trogir
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Wine Tours & Tastings
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

1
night
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 1st (Sun): admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap and then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park planning tool .

Traveling by car from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb online road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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