11 days in Croatia Itinerary

11 days in Croatia Itinerary

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11 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  16​h
1
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Zadar
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Sibenik
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Trogir
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Split
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
6
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Winnipeg

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 4th (Fri): see the world from above with Air Tours and then stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Lower Town, and then examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip itinerary planner .

Winnipeg, Canada to Zagreb is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Zagreb is 7 hours. Traveling from Winnipeg in October, things will get a bit warmer in Zagreb: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lower Town
Lower Town
Zagreb 80's Museum ©
Zagreb 80's Museum

2
nights
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours, then explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Narodni trg u Zadru, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Roko Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, then pause for some serene contemplation at Zadar Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to The Forum.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zadar online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Zagreb to Zadar in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in October, expect nights in Zadar to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Sibenik.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zadar Cathedral ©
Zadar Cathedral
Narodni trg u Zadru ©
Narodni trg u Zadru

1
night
Sibenik

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
On the 8th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Dalmatian Ethno Village, identify plant and animal life at Sokolarski Raptor Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Michael's Fortress.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sibenik holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Zadar to Sibenik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zadar in October since evenings lows in Sibenik dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Trogir.

Things to do in Sibenik

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©
St. Michael's Fortress ©
St. Michael's Fortress
Dalmatian Ethno Village ©
Dalmatian Ethno Village

1
night
Trogir

A small Dalmatian town dating back to the Hellenistic period, Trogir represents a melting pot of Greek, Roman, and Venetian influences.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fortress Kamerlengo, get interesting insight from Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Trogir Square.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Trogir holiday maker site .

Drive from Sibenik to Trogir in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Trogir can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Trogir

Tours Outdoors Transportation
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Fortress Kamerlengo ©
Fortress Kamerlengo

1
night
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic).

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Split road trip site .

You can drive from Trogir to Split in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In October, daily temperatures in Split can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic) ©
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic)

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Brsalje Street, take a stroll through Lapad, make a trip to Bell Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, then contemplate the long history of Dominican Monastery, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Franciscan Monastery, steep yourself in history at St. John's Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, then delve into the distant past at Minceta Fortress, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cavtat Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Snow.

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Take a bus from Split to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat
Highlights from your plan
Brsalje Street ©
Brsalje Street
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

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