15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Skradin
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3​h 45​min
6
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Pula
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), make a trip to Tkalciceva, and browse the fresh offerings at Dolac Market.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zagreb visit site .

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airport is Zagreb Airport. In May in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catcht the 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)
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the activities along Milanovac Lake, explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, then admire the sheer force of Batinovac Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday planning tool .

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Skradin.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . On the 15th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Ante Sladic Vino and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Skradin travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Skradin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Skradin can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Skradin

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Krka National Park
Highlights from your plan
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Ante Sladic Vino ©
Ante Sladic Vino

3
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, wildlife, parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Palazzo di Diocleziano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and steep yourself in history at Old Split.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Split day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Skradin to Split in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Gaspina mlinica
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

3
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.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, nature, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Spanjola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, and stroll through Hvar Beach.

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

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In May in Hvar, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Speed Boats Tours

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, adventure, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

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You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pula.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the ancient world of National Park Brijuni (Nacionalni Park Brijuni), then experience rural life at Cadenela Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and finally explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pula trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Dubrovnik to Pula in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, Pula is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vodnjan, National Park Brijuni (Nacionalni Park Brijuni)
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Cadenela Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©

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