12 days in Slovenia & Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia & Croatia Itinerary

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Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Train:  13 h
1
Postojna, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Rovinj, Croatia
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
3
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Bol, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry:  4 h
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2
nights
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Rakov Skocjan Valley and then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

Plan trip to Postojna with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Postojna is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Dubai to Postojna, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in July, with highs in Postojna at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Rakov Skocjan Valley, Cerknica Lake
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Rakov Skocjan Valley ©
Rakov Skocjan Valley
Cerknica Lake ©
Cerknica Lake

few
hours
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rovinj trip planner.

Getting from Postojna to Rovinj by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Postojna in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Rovinj. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Split.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites
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Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 21st (Sat), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Split trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovinj to Split takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Split when traveling from Rovinj in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Walking tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

2
nights
Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach, then take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, and then don't miss a visit to Stone.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bol trip planning app.

You can drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bol are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Stone
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Stone
Stone

2
nights
Hvar, Croatia

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pakleni Otoci and Stari Grad Plain. Family-friendly places like Dubovica Beach and Mlini Beach will thrill your kids. It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hvar trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Bol to Hvar takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Stari Grad Plain, Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Tomic Winery ©
Tomic Winery

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lapad and Room Escape Games. Dedicate the 27th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stop by Clara Stones, take in the waterfront activity at City Harbor, and don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

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Ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Historic Sites Adventure
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Lapad ©
Lapad
Room Escape Games
Kayaking & Canoeing

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