15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Pula
— 1 day
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:  11​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
day
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 13th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and then have some family-friendly fun at Alpha Strike Laser Tag.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Pula trip itinerary maker app .

Toronto, Canada to Pula is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. While traveling from Toronto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pula, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Alpha Strike Laser Tag ©
Alpha Strike Laser Tag

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, identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, and take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik road trip app .

You can fly from Pula to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. In October in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar online travel planner .

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car 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 Cathedral of Saint Domnius, make a trip to Gaspina mlinica, and look for gifts at Filigran Split.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Split trip planner.

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In October in Split, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Skradin.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): do a tasting at Ante Sladic Vino and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Skradin trip planning app .

Getting from Split to Skradin by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to 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.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap and then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park vacation planning site .

You can drive from Skradin to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can 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
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

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, take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery.

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Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Zagreb sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

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

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