10 days in Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Croatia Itinerary

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10 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Minceta Fortress, Pasjaca Beach and Adriatic Kayak Tours. On the 19th (Wed), get great views at Minceta Fortress, then kick back and relax at Pasjaca Beach, then see some colorful creatures with Adriatic Kayak Tours, and finally step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik journey builder app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Dubrovnik is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Pasjaca Beach
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Adriatic Kayak Tours ©
Adriatic Kayak Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

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 21st (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hvar travel planner .

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Hvar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Speed Boats Tours
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then walk around Marjan Park, and then see the interesting displays at Froggyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Omis and Cetina River and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Split journey planner .

Drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Omis and Cetina River
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Omis and Cetina River ©
Omis and Cetina River
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap and then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes, explore the activities along Veliko Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, then identify plant and animal life at Rastoke, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park journey builder tool .

Drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes

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 27th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zagreb tour 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. August in Zagreb sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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