15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Punta Rata Beach and Brela Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Omis (Starigrad Fortress, Origin Croatian Cosmetics, & more). The adventure continues: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, examine the collection at Froggyland, and admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Split trip itinerary planner .

Aberdeen, UK to Split is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aberdeen to Split. Traveling from Aberdeen in May, expect Split to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Omis, Brela, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress

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 6th (Wed): race across the water with a speed boat tour, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery, then kick back and relax at Mlini Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hvar tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Hvar takes 1.5 hours. In May in Hvar, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Get a sense of the local culture at Cavtat Cemetery and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, stroll through Sveti Jakov Beach, take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress, and see the interesting displays at Love Stories Museum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip planner .

Getting from Hvar to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, examine the collection 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 maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Korcula Town road trip app .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by car takes about 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
House of Marco Polo ©
House of Marco Polo
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

1
night
Bol, Brac Island

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 12th (Tue): kick back and relax at Murvica Beach, contemplate the long history of Dolina Blaca, then take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, and finally learn about winemaking at Stina.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bol trip planner .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Bol in 5.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bol are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Murvica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Stina ©
Stina
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Mali Buk, take in the dramatic scenery at Sastavci, admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, then explore the activities along Okrugljak Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Bol to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) and Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata). Step out of the city life by going to Rastoke and Jarun Lake. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get a bird's-eye view with Air Tours, admire the masterpieces at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, and examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum.

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Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan), Rastoke
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)

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