11 days in Croatia Itinerary

11 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Zadar
— 1 night
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Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
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Pula
— 1 night
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Split
— 1 night
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Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik
— 3 nights

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Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Your day by day itinerary now includes City Sentinel, Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara), Zadar Land City Gates, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, then make a trip to Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara), and finally admire the striking features of City Sentinel.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zadar day trip planning website.

Calgary, Canada to Zadar is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in April; daily highs in Zadar reach 22°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates
Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara) ©
Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara)

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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 10th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pula.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
You've now added EatIstria Cooking Classes & Wine Tours to your itinerary. On the 11th (Tue), learn the tricks of the trade with EatIstria Cooking Classes & Wine Tours, then relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally make a trip to Port of Rovinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula and then experience rural life at Kumparicka.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pula holiday planning app.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Pula in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Classes · Wineries

Side Trips

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj

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Split

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Domnius and then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Split trip tool.

You can drive from Pula to Split in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In April in Split, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©

Croatian St. Tropez

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci and then get great views at Spanjola.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar online route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Hvar are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

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Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

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 16th (Sun): head off the coast to Lokrum Island, then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, then steep yourself in history at Stradun, and finally stop by Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, stop by Cavtat Old Town, then go for a stroll along the water at City Harbor, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lapad.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik online travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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

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