16 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

16 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

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16 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  17​h
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Bol, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 1 night
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles, United States


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4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Get outdoors at Srebreno Beach and Island of Lokrum. Popular historic sites such as Vlaho Bukovac House and Dominican Monastery are in your itinerary. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Church of St Nicholas in Cavtat, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, kick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach, and contemplate the long history of St. John's Fortress.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik day trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cavtat, Srebreno Beach
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

3
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Nikola Church and St. Nikola Church. Popular historic sites such as Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni and Saint Ivan Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Budva (Church of the Holy Trinity & Santa Maria in Punta Church). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, contemplate the long history of Altstadt (Old Town) Budva, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, and delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 64°F in Kotor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Budva, Perast
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Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
St. Nikola Church ©
St. Nikola Church
Saint Ivan Church ©
Saint Ivan Church

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral of Saint Domnius. Fortress Mirabella (Peovica) and Church Of St. Roch will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Omis (River Rafting & Tubing & Omis Cetina Canyon) and Historic City of Trogir (in Trogir). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Split trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kotor to Split in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Split can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Omis, Church Of St. Roch, Historic City of Trogir
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Omis Cetina Canyon ©
Omis Cetina Canyon
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

2
nights
Bol, Croatia

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 3rd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church complex, then take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, and then kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn). Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Murvica Beach, then examine the collection at Museum of Oil, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Supetar cemetery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bol online travel route planner .

You can drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bol are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Supetar, Museum uja, Murvica Beach
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach

1
night
Hvar, Croatia

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 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Milna and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hvar trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bol to Hvar takes 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of St John, Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Milna ©
Milna
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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