11 days in Croatia Itinerary

11 days in Croatia Itinerary

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11 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Hvar
— 3 nights
ferry:  4​h
4
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 15th (Tue), don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): tour or see a game at Jarun Lake, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zagreb trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Zagreb is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Zagreb due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Zagreb, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Zagreb

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then pause for some photo ops at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and then explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Trogir Historic Site, and then learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery.

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You can fly from Zagreb to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zagreb in May since evenings lows in Split dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Trogir
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

3
nights
Hvar

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Spanjola and Franciscan Monastery. Take a break from the city and head to HvarBoats and Pokonji Dol Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John, take a stroll through Milna, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hvar travel route tool .

Getting from Split to Hvar by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Hvar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Church of St John, Pokonji Dol Beach
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

3
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.
Get outdoors at Island of Lokrum and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get some historical perspective at Gradske Zidine and Fort Lovrijenac. Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Cavtat Old Town about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Stradun, and view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip maker .

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. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

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