15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Pavia
Drive:  6​h
1
Rovinj
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Zagreb
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Slunj
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Trieste

1
night
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovinj trip planner .

Pavia, Italy to Rovinj is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. August in Rovinj sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Main Street ©
Main Street
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb trip maker tool .

Getting from Rovinj to Zagreb by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rovinj in August: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata) ©
Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata)
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

1
night
Slunj

Slunj
Slunj is a town in the mountainous part of Central Croatia, located along the important North-South route to the Adriatic Sea between Karlovac and Plitvice Lakes National Park, on the meeting of the rivers Korana and Slunjčica . To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Slunj trip maker app .

You can drive from Zagreb to Slunj in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 16th (Sun), you're off toPlitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Slunj

Parks Nature Tours

1
day
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Veliki Slap as well as The Lower Lakes. On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at The Lower Lakes, then explore the activities along Okrugljak Lake, then explore the activities along Galovac Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park itinerary app .

Take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Galovac Lake ©
Galovac Lake

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Live Museum Split, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then contemplate the long history of Old Split, and finally contemplate the long history of Fortress Mirabella (Peovica). On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Starigrad (Fortica).

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Split trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Split can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Omis, Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Walls of Dubrovnik and War Photo Limited. Visit Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola and Church of Our Lady of the Snow for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubrovnik: Cavtat (Vlaho Bukovac House & Church of St Nicholas) and Srebreno Beach (in Srebreno). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Dominican Monastery, explore the galleries of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, wander the streets of Old Town, and take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Split to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cavtat, Srebreno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Korcula Town trip itinerary app .

Drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
House of Marco Polo ©
House of Marco Polo

2
nights
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Explore hidden gems such as Zadar Land City Gates and Jadro Beach. Church of St. Donat and St. Jurja Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Zadar to go to Murter and see Cigrada Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art, and make a trip to The Forum.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zadar day trip app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Korcula Town to Zadar takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Korcula Town in August since evenings lows in Zadar dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Jadro Beach, Cigrada Beach, St. Jurja Church
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
St. Jurja Church ©
St. Jurja Church
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

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