16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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16 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
4
Vis
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Korcula Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 7th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Split online trip itinerary planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Split is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Split. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in July; daily highs in Split reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Old Split ©
Old Split

4
nights
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 10th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Spanjola, enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, and head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Hvar visit planner .

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hvar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, then contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rastoke.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Hvar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. On the 13th (Sat), you're off toVis.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

1
night
Vis

Vis ©
On the 14th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Stiniva Cove and then explore the activities along St Juraj’s Inlet.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vis trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Vis with the Route module. In July in Vis, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Vis

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Stiniva Cove ©
Stiniva Cove

2
nights
Korcula Town

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 15th (Mon), cast your line with a fishing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pupnatska Luca Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, make a trip to Korcula Old City, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Revelin Tower, and finally make a trip to Atelier Abel.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Korcula Town tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Vis to Korcula Town by car takes about 7 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Korcula Old City, Vela Przina Beach
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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 (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town and then head off the coast to Island of Lokrum. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then delve into the distant past at Walls of Dubrovnik, then make a trip to Onophrian Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

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You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Adventure Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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