13 days in Zagreb, Pula & Zadar Itinerary

13 days in Zagreb, Pula & Zadar Itinerary

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Zagreb
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Zadar
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Zagreb

— 8 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zagreb: Plitvica (Ciginovac Lake, Milanovac Lake, &more). Spend the 28th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zagreb online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Zagreb. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pula.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Pula

— 2 nights
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 1st (Tue): examine the collection at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then contemplate the long history of Kastel, then explore the ancient world of Pula Arena, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Arco dei Sergi. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Floor mosaic The Punishment of Dirce, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Augustus, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pula trip planner.

Drive from Zagreb to Pula in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Zadar

— 2 nights
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 3rd (Thu), make a trip to Paseo Maritimo, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), make a trip to Greeting to the Sun - Il Saluto al Sole, then don't miss a visit to The Forum, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat. On your second day here, race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zadar online route planner.

Drive from Pula to Zadar in 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours · Outdoors · Transportation · Historic Sites