15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zagreb
— 1 night
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
3
Zadar
— 1 night
4
Krka National Park
— 1 night
5
Split
— 3 nights
6
Bol
— 2 nights
7
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
8
Pula
— 2 nights

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the activities along Sava River and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Zagreb is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Zagreb: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Burgeti Lakes, explore the activities along Lake Milino, take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, explore the activities along Milanovac Lake, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Vir, and finally explore the activities along Malo Lake.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park online itinerary planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

1
night
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 8th (Wed), get outside with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, don't miss a visit to Monastery of St. Francis of Assisi in Zadar, thenmake a trip to The Forum, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zadar tour planner.

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

1
night
Krka National Park

Krka National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

Find out how to plan Krka National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Zadar to Krka National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Krka National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Krka National Park
Highlights from your plan
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Spend the 11th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Split online vacation planner.

You can drive from Krka National Park to Split in 1.5 hours. July in Split sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Bol

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Zmajeva špilja, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murvica Beach, and then kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn). Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Gorma, take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, thenview the masterpieces at Jaksic Gallery, and finally do a tasting at Senjkovic Winery.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bol trip itinerary builder tool.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Bol in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Bol, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Senjkovic Winery, Murvica Beach, Jaksic Gallery, Our Lady of Gorma
Highlights from your plan
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Senjkovic Winery ©
Senjkovic Winery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Pile Gate and then visit Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, thenstep off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

Before you visit Dubrovnik, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bol to Dubrovnik in 5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pula.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stop by Uljara Tonin, do a tasting at Babos Wine, experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, explore the engaging exhibits at MEMO Museum Pula, thendelve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Kamenjak National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pula trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Pula in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Pula when traveling from Dubrovnik in July, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Vodnjan, Kamenjak National Park
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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