13 days in Croatia Itinerary

13 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Pula
— 1 night
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Perth

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, browse the fresh offerings at Dolac Market, and then hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): see the world from above with Air Tours, visit Lower Town, then don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square, and finally explore the activities along Jarun Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary builder website.

Perth, Australia to Zagreb is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Perth to Zagreb, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Perth in October: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jarun Lake
Jarun Lake
Lower Town
Lower Town

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Take a break from the city and head to Punta Rata Beach and Dubovica Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Omis Cetina Canyon and Omis and Cetina River. Step out of Split to go to Brela and see Brela Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at Froggyland, and stroll around Marjan Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Split trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Omis, Brela, Dubovica Beach
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
Visit Srebreno Beach and Sveti Jakov Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Lokrum Island and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Croatian War of Independence, and take a stroll through Old Town.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik route planner.

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Pula.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Srebreno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Srebreno Beach ©
Srebreno Beach
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by Dolija 08, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pula day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Pula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dubrovnik in November, Pula is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Scuba & Snorkeling
Arco dei Sergi ©
Arco dei Sergi

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