10 days in Italy, Croatia & Medjugorje Itinerary

10 days in Italy, Croatia & Medjugorje Itinerary

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Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly + Train:  19 h 30 min
1
Ancona, Italy
— 1 day
Train:  30 min
2
Loreto, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Lanciano, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
4
Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry:  4 h
6
Hvar, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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day
Ancona, Italy

Ancona ©
Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. You've now added Lovely Ancona Experience to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sun), take a memorable tour with Lovely Ancona Experience, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale San Ciriaco, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Diocesano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grotte di Camerano - Citta Sotterranea di Camerano.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ancona trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Ancona is an approximately 20- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, expect Ancona to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can take a train to Loreto.

Things to do in Ancona

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Grotte di Camerano - Citta Sotterranea di Camerano
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Cattedrale San Ciriaco ©
Cattedrale San Ciriaco
Lovely Ancona Experience ©
Lovely Ancona Experience
Museo Diocesano ©
Museo Diocesano

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night
Loreto, Italy

Loreto ©
Loreto, a hill town, is a comune of the Italian province of Ancona, in the Marche and most commonly known as the seat of the Basilica della Santa Casa, a popular Catholic pilgrimage site.LocationLoreto is located 127m above sea level on the right bank of the Musone river and 22km by rail south-southeast of Ancona; like many places in the Marche, it provides good views from the Apennines to the Adriatic.Main sightsThe city's main monuments occupy the four sides of the piazza: the college of the Jesuits; the Palazzo Comunale (formerly the Palazzo Apostolico), designed by Bramante, that houses an art gallery with works of Lorenzo Lotto, Vouet and Annibale Carracci as well as a collection of maiolica, and the Shrine of the Holy House (Santuario della Santa Casa). Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Casa Leopardi, make a trip to Piazza del sabato del villaggio, explore the world behind art at Presepe Benedetto XVI, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Della Santa Casa, then step into the grandiose world of Camminamenti di Ronda della Pontificia Basilica, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Madonna.

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

Loreto is very close to Ancona. In May in Loreto, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lanciano.

Things to do in Loreto

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Recanati
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Santuario Della Santa Casa ©
Santuario Della Santa Casa
Casa Leopardi ©
Casa Leopardi
Presepe Benedetto XVI ©
Presepe Benedetto XVI

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night
Lanciano, Italy

Lanciano ©
Lanciano is a town and comune in the province of Chieti, part of the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre San Giovanni, then get to know the fascinating history of Quartiere Lancianovecchia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lanciano travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Loreto to Lanciano takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Medjugorje.

Things to do in Lanciano

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere
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Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico ©
Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere ©
Abbazia di San Giovanni in Venere
Quartiere Lancianovecchia ©
Quartiere Lancianovecchia

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night
Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Medjugorje ©
Međugorje, or Medjugorje, is a town located in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, around 25km southwest of Mostar and close to the border of Croatia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Kravica, take in the spiritual surroundings of il Monte Della Croce, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Apparition Hill.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Medjugorje online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lanciano to Medjugorje takes 14 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Medjugorje

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kravica
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il Monte Della Croce ©
il Monte Della Croce
Kravica ©
Kravica
Apparition Hill ©
Apparition Hill

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 4th (Thu): wander the streets of Old Town, then admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, and then steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and then contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik travel route planning app.

Drive from Medjugorje to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Medjugorje in June, plan for little chillier days in Dubrovnik, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Hvar, Croatia

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 6th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then step off the mainland to explore Jerolim.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hvar day trip planning website.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Jerolim ©
Jerolim

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nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 7th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Roko, then take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Split online trip builder.

Drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In June in Split, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Riva Harbor ©
Riva Harbor

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