14 days in Croatia Itinerary

14 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
2
Split
— 3 nights
3
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
4
Zagreb
— 3 nights

2
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach and then get great views at Spanjola. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Tvrdalj Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hvar trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Hvar is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Cape Town in December, plan for cooler days in Hvar, with highs around 17°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Tvrdalj Castle
Highlights from your plan
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Tvrdalj Castle ©
Tvrdalj Castle

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Punta Rata Beach and Brela Beach. Family-friendly places like Palazzo di Diocleziano and Cathedral of Saint Domnius will thrill your kids. There's more to do: examine the collection at Froggyland and steep yourself in history at Old Split.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Split driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Hvar in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Split, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Brela
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Minceta Fortress and Church of Saint Blaise. Step off the beaten path and head to Sveti Jakov Beach and Lapad. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and make a trip to Stradun.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
Church of Saint Blaise ©
Church of Saint Blaise

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Family-friendly places like Maksimir and Recreational Sports Center Jarun will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) and Cathedral of the Assumption. There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, and meet the residents at Zagreb Zoo.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb trip planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in December, with highs in Zagreb at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Maksimir ©
Maksimir
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

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