14 days in Croatia Itinerary

14 days in Croatia Itinerary

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14 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Duga Resa
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
3
Karlovac
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Zadar
— 4 nights
Bus:  3​h
6
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Tallinn

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships.

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Tallinn, Estonia to Zagreb is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tallinn in June, with highs in Zagreb at 30°C and lows at 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Duga Resa.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

2
nights
Duga Resa

Duga Resa ©
Duga Resa is a town in Karlovac County, Croatia. Take a break from the city and head to Mrežnica and Zeleni Vir. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Duga Resa: Kanjon Kamacnik (Kamacnik Canyon) (in Vrbovsko), Ogulin (Dulin Ponor & Ivanina Kuca Bajke) and Dvorac Bosilje/ Stari grad Bosiljevo (in Bosiljevo).

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Duga Resa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Duga Resa takes an hour. July in Duga Resa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Karlovac.

Things to do in Duga Resa

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Ogulin, Dvorac Bosilje/ Stari grad Bosiljevo, Zeleni Vir, Kanjon Kamacnik (Kamacnik Canyon)
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Mrežnica ©
Mrežnica
Kanjon Kamacnik (Kamacnik Canyon) ©
Kanjon Kamacnik (Kamacnik Canyon)
Dulin Ponor ©
Dulin Ponor

1
night
Karlovac

Karlovac
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of The Castle of Ozalj, then step into the grandiose world of Dubovac Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at The Museum of Army Collections from the Croatian Homeland War, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquatika Freshwater Aquarium Karlovac.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Karlovac online trip builder .

Karlovac is just a short distance from Duga Resa. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Karlovac

Parks Tours Historic Sites

3
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Take a break from the city and head to Rastoke and Plitvice Lakes National Park. Take a break from Plitvice Lakes National Park with a short trip to Lukovo Beach in Senj, about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes, explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac, contemplate the waterfront views at Burgeti Lakes, and don't miss a visit to Baraceve Spilje.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday planner.

Drive from Karlovac to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lukovo Beach, Rastoke
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes

4
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Nin's Lagoon will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Podvrske Beach and Simuni Beach. Step out of Zadar with an excursion to Paklenica National Park in Starigrad-Paklenica--about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Greeting to the Sun, see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, and delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Zadar day trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nin's Lagoon, Podvrske Beach, Simuni Beach
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Simuni Beach ©
Simuni Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nin's Lagoon ©
Nin's Lagoon

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb
On the 13th (Fri), cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience and then wander the streets of Lower Town.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Zadar to Zagreb takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Lower Town
Lower Town

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