10 days in Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cairo
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h 45 min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Split
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Skradin
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 45 min
6
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Cairo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a stroll through Old Town and then head off the coast to Lokrum Island. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker app.

Cairo, Egypt to Dubrovnik is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in August: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, then steep yourself in history at Spanjola, and then step off the mainland to explore Jerolim.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Hvar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Jerolim ©
Jerolim
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 9th (Sun), stop by Filigran Split, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll around Marjan Park, and then examine the collection at Museum of Senses Split.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Split day trip site.

Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Skradin.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Roski Slap and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Skradin tour itinerary builder website.

You can take a bus from Split to Skradin in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Skradin can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Skradin

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Krka National Park
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Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Roski Slap ©
Roski Slap

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 12th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Skradin to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a 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

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, and then admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Zagreb are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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