15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Split
1
Split
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Korcula Town
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
7
Zadar
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Split

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bacvice Beach, Riva Harbor and Grgur Ninski Statue. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Grgur Ninski Statue, explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then take a stroll through Riva Harbor, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, and finally kick back and relax at Bacvice Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Split attractions planner .

If you are flying in from Luxembourg, the closest major airports are Split Airport, Zadar Airport and Dubrovnik Airport. In August, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will leave for Hvar on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Split

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Bacvice Beach ©
Bacvice Beach

1
night
Hvar

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jerolim Island as well as Pakleni Otoci. On the 13th (Tue), head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and finally step off the mainland to explore Jerolim Island.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip builder site .

Getting from Split to Hvar by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

1
night
Korcula Town

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Escape the urban bustle at Vela Przina Beach and Pupnatska Luca Beach. Get some historical perspective at St. Mark's Cathedral and Tower Kanalevic. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Korcula Old City, contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 5 hours. August in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vela Przina Beach, Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Walls of Dubrovnik, then don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, then wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip maker tool .

Drive from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bacvice Beach, Riva Harbor and Grgur Ninski Statue. On the 18th (Sun), take a stroll through Riva Harbor and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bacvice Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, then delve into the distant past at Grgur Ninski Statue, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Split trip itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Split in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Historic City of Trogir
Highlights from your plan
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Kliška tvrđava ©
Kliška tvrđava

3
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Get outdoors at Plitvice Lakes National Park and Veliki Slap. Get out of town with these interesting Plitvice Lakes National Park side-trips: Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla (in Smiljan) and Bear Sanctuary (in Kuterevo). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes and explore the fascinating underground world of Barac Caves.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip maker app .

You can drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla, Bear Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

3
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Zadar Land City Gates, steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, then don't miss a visit to The Forum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Simuni Beach. On the next day, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) and then explore the striking landscape of Paklenica National Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Zadar travel itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Zadar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Zadar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Simuni Beach, The Church of the Holy Cross, Paklenica National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Paklenica National Park ©
Paklenica National Park
Simuni Beach ©
Simuni Beach

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