12 days in Croatia & France Itinerary

12 days in Croatia & France Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia & France Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  14​h
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada


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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Island of Lokrum and Sunj Beach. Popular historic sites such as Walls of Dubrovnik and Rector's Palace are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Cavtat Old Town about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and look for gifts at Life According to Kawa.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dubrovnik, use our trip itinerary maker.

Toronto, Canada to Dubrovnik is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Dubrovnik is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Dubrovnik, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Sunj Beach, Cavtat Old Town
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Historic City of Trogir and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Riva Harbor, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then steep yourself in history at Old Split, then stroll around Marjan Park, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Split Market.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Split trip builder website .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Split are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Historic City of 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

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Take a break from the city and head to Coco Beach and Castel Plage. For shopping fun, head to Avenue Jean Medecin or Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and contemplate the long history of Place Garibaldi.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice road trip website .

Getting from Split to Nice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
St Nicholas Cathedral ©
St Nicholas Cathedral

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nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Seine River. Visit Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planning website .

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nice in September, with highs in Paris at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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