15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Pula
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Skradin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
7
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Aberdeen

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.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the ancient world of National Park Brijuni (Nacionalni Park Brijuni), then relax in the rural setting at Cadenela Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and finally delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pula trip planner .

Aberdeen, UK to Pula is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Aberdeen in May: high temperatures in Pula hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

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

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, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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You can fly from Pula to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dubrovnik when traveling from Pula in May, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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 12th (Tue): admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, then take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mekicevica Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Tomic Winery and then head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hvar travel planning app .

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

3
nights
Split

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 adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Palazzo di Diocleziano, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Split day trip tool .

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Skradin.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): do a tasting at Ante Sladic Vino and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Skradin trip itinerary app .

Take a bus from Split to Skradin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Skradin sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Skradin

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

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

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 18th (Mon): explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, explore the activities along Milanovac Lake, explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, then admire the sheer force of Batinovac Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner.

Drive from Skradin to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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

3
nights
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, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zagreb route builder site .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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