13 days in Croatia Itinerary

13 days in Croatia Itinerary

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13 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Velika Gorica
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
2
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 45 min
4
Zadar
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

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Velika Gorica

Velika Gorica
Velika Gorica is the largest and most populous city in Zagreb County, Croatia. For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Velika Gorica trip builder website .

New Delhi, India to Velika Gorica is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Velika Gorica due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Velika Gorica reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 24th (Fri), you're off toZagreb.

Things to do in Velika Gorica

Historic Sites Tours

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nights
Zagreb

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 25th (Sat): look for gifts at Vinoteka Vintesa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, then examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zagreb holiday planning website .

Zagreb is just a short distance from Velika Gorica. In May in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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night
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 27th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park vacation planner.

Take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Zadar.

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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night
Zadar

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 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Greeting to the Sun, don't miss a visit to Bell Tower, contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, then don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Zadar road trip planning website .

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Fishing Charters & Tours

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nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, then admire the landmark architecture of Grisogono - Cipci Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, then look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Split trip planner .

Getting from Zadar to Split by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Dedicate the 2nd (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 3rd (Mon), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Town, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, get interesting insight from Tours, and step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

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Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. May in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

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