15 days in Croatian Islands, Zagreb & Trieste Itinerary

15 days in Croatian Islands, Zagreb & Trieste Itinerary

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Fly to Split, Ferry to Hvar
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Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Vis, Croatia
— 1 night
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Bol, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry to Split, Fly to Zagreb
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trieste, Italy
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Ljubljana, Fly to Riyadh

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Hvar, Croatia

— 3 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

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.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Spanish Fortress, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, and step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hvar road trip planning tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Hvar is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in August, with highs in Hvar at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Vis.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Vis, Croatia

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): kick back and relax at Stiniva Cove, Head underground at Green Cave, and then kick back and relax at Srebrna Bay.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Vis trip maker.

Traveling by journey from Hvar to Vis takes 4.5 hours. August in Vis sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Bol.

Things to do in Vis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Bol, Croatia

— 3 nights
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.
Explore Bol's surroundings by going to Skrip (Museum uja & Museum of Brac), Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin) and Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac (in Nerezisca). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), get to know the fascinating history of Golden horn from above, take an in-depth tour of Dominican Monastery, and do a tasting at Stina.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bol trip itinerary app.

Travel from Vis to Bol in 5 hours. In August in Bol, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Bol

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Zagreb, Croatia

— 3 nights

Little Vienna

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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb travel planning app.

Getting from Bol to Zagreb by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bol in August; daily highs in Zagreb reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Trieste.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums

Trieste, Italy

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aquileia (Il campanile di Aquileia & Basilica di Aquileia), Sito Paleontologico Dinosauro Antonio (in Duino Aurisina) and Tarvisio (Chiesa di S. Nicolo & Laghi di Fusine). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, get outside with Grotta Gigante, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento per la Liberazione.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Trieste road trip site.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Trieste takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Zagreb in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Trieste, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Trieste

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips