10 days in Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Croatia Itinerary

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10 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h 45​min
5
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 25th (Fri), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, 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 test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, then examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, and finally wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary planning website .

Mumbai, India to Zagreb is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Zagreb. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in Zagreb at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

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 27th (Sun): explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi.

For where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park day trip planning app .

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and finally delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Split trip planner .

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Split sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic) ©
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic)

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 29th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, then get great views at Spanjola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hvar tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Split to Hvar takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

4
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, get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik travel route planning tool .

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

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