13 days in Croatia Itinerary

13 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
4
Split
— 3 nights
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
6
Pula
— 2 nights

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3
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Dubrovnik City Walls and Minceta Fortress. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sveti Jakov Beach and Lapad Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Beach Kupari, steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Brsalje Street.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik road trip planning tool.

Paris, France to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in July: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Minceta Fortress ©
Minceta Fortress
Srebreno Beach ©
Srebreno Beach
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach

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Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, take in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, then view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Mihovil.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Korcula Town trip site.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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House of Marco Polo ©
House of Marco Polo
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Sveti Mihovil ©
Sveti Mihovil

2
nights
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 17th (Fri): do a tasting at Tomic Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica Beach, then get outside with Glavica Hill, and finally don't miss a visit to The Church of St Stephen. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Stari Grad Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Roch, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of St Peter and the Dominican Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hvar sightseeing planner.

Getting from Korcula Town to Hvar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. July in Hvar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Stari Grad Museum ©
Stari Grad Museum

3
nights
Split

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Omis and Cetina River and Zipline. Get outdoors at Omis Cetina Canyon and Bacvice Beach. Step out of Split to go to Omis and see Starigrad Fortress, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split, get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Split day trip planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Split takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Omis and Cetina River ©
Omis and Cetina River
Zipline
Omis Cetina Canyon ©
Omis Cetina Canyon

1
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 22nd (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Supljara cave, contemplate the waterfront views at Burgeti Lakes, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Milino, contemplate the waterfront views at Milanovac Lake, then admire the sheer force of Great Cascades, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pula.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake

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Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi, learn about winemaking at Babos Wine, examine the collection at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally do a tasting at Benazic Winery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum Olei Histriae, then have fun and explore at MEMO Museum Pula, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery and Church of St. Francis, and finally stroll the grounds of Naval Cemetery.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pula day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Pula takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In July, daytime highs in Pula are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum ©
Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum
Benazic Winery ©
Benazic Winery
Museum Olei Histriae ©
Museum Olei Histriae

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