15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Croatia vacation planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Zadar
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Reykjavik

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Lower Town and Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Croatian Museum of Naive Art and Atelier Mestrovic. Take a break from Zagreb with a short trip to Rastoke in Slunj, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata).

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip itinerary maker website .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Zagreb is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Zagreb is 1 hour. When traveling from Reykjavik in June, plan for warmer days in Zagreb, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan), Rastoke
Highlights from your plan
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Croatian Museum of Naive Art ©
Croatian Museum of Naive Art

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cavtat Cemetery and Minceta Fortress. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sveti Jakov Beach and Srebreno Beach. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, don't miss a visit to Love Stories Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominican Monastery.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dubrovnik when traveling from Zagreb in June, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cavtat, Srebreno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House

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.
On the 21st (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then wander the streets of Milna, then kick back and relax at Dubovica, and finally do a tasting at Tomic Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then step off the mainland to explore Jerolim Island.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hvar trip itinerary maker .

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 June, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Tomic Winery ©
Tomic Winery

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Punta Rata Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll explore and learn at Froggyland and Galerija Mestrovic. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) (in Omis) and Primosten (Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten & Velika Raduca Beach). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery and take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Split trip maker tool .

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Split can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Primosten, Starigrad Fortress, Punta Rata Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach

3
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Visit The Church of the Holy Cross and Zadar Cathedral for their historical value. Kids will appreciate attractions like Simuni Beach and Podvrske Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to The Forum, examine the collection at Archaeological Museum Zadar, and snap pictures at Stone Bridge and the Old Gate.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zadar itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in June, Zadar is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Nin, Podvrske Beach, Simuni Beach
Highlights from your plan
Simuni Beach ©
Simuni Beach
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Archaeological Museum Zadar ©
Archaeological Museum Zadar

Similar Plans

16 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM CROATIA October, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM ROMANIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Croatia & Budva BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM BELGIUM September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans