12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Zagreb
— 2 nights
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Rovinj
— 1 night
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Rab Island
— Few hours
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Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
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Split
— 2 nights
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Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
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Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
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Dubrovnik
— 3 nights

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Zagreb

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Upper Town (Gornji Grad). Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stop by Upper Town (Gornji Grad), pick up some local products at Dolac Market, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary planning site.

Tehran, Iran to Zagreb is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Zagreb. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tehran in August: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

1
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Rovinj

Rovinj ©

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Aquapark Istralandia.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovinj trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zagreb to Rovinj in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Zagreb in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rovinj, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rab Island.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Aquapark Istralandia ©
Aquapark Istralandia
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Rab Island

Rab Island
To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rab Island day trip planning site.

Getting from Rovinj to Rab Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll set off for Plitvice Lakes National Park on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Rab Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

1
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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.
On the 7th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park route builder site.

You can do a combination of bus and car from Rab Island to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Jaman Art, then pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Old Split.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Split online journey planner.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Split can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then get great views at Spanjola, and then head off the coast to Jerolim.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Hvar attractions site.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Jerolim ©
Jerolim
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Pupnatska Luca Beach has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pupnatska Luca Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, stop by Kutak Knjiga, get outside with Badija, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Town Walls, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Badija ©
Badija
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
Atelier Abel ©
Atelier Abel

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik online road trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

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