13 days in Croatia Itinerary

13 days in Croatia Itinerary

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13 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Trsteno
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Korcula Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Hvar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Makarska
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
6
Split
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Toronto


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1
day
Trsteno

Trsteno ©
Trsteno is a district of Dubrovnik in southern Croatia, population 237 (2001). Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Trsteno Arboretum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunj beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Trsteno trip itinerary planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Trsteno is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Trsteno due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Trsteno when traveling from Toronto in July, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Trsteno

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Sunj Beach
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Sunj Beach ©
Sunj Beach
Trsteno Arboretum ©
Trsteno Arboretum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, steep yourself in history at Stradun, make a trip to Onophrian Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Gradske Zidine, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip itinerary planner.

Dubrovnik is just a stone's throw from Trsteno. In July, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Korcula Town

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kula Svih Svetih, make a trip to Korcula Old City, then head outdoors with Freestyle, and finally stroll through Przina Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Pupnatska Luca Beach, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then make a trip to Kula Morska Vrata, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town online sightseeing planner .

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

2
nights
Hvar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll through Dubovica, then get outside with Milna, and then get great views at Spanjola. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hvar road trip website .

Getting from Korcula Town to Hvar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Makarska.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

2
nights
Makarska

Makarska ©
Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60km southeast of Split and 140km northwest of Dubrovnik. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): kick back and relax at Tucepi Beach, kick back and relax at Brela Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Rata Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Slatina Beach, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Biokovo Mountain, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plisivac Beach.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Makarska route maker website .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Hvar to Makarska in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Makarska, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Makarska

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tucepi, Punta Rata Beach, Plisivac Beach
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Biokovo ©
Biokovo

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get in touch with nature at Marjan and River Rafting & Tubing. Visit Trogir Historic Site and Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to The St. Lawrence Cathedral in Trogir (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, steep yourself in history at Old Split, and pause for some photo ops at Grgur Ninski Statue.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Split trip builder site .

Getting from Makarska to Split by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. July in Split sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Trogir
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split

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