16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Saltillo
Fly:  24 h
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Skradin
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Split
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h 45 min
6
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Pula
— 2 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Saltillo

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally explore the activities along Veliko Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): stop by Upper Town (Gornji Grad), thenput a fun spin on your tour with Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Legame Studio - VR Gaming Studio, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip itinerary planning tool.

Saltillo, Mexico to Zagreb is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Saltillo to Zagreb due to the time zone difference. In May, Zagreb is little chillier than Saltillo - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Veliko Lake
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the activities along Veliko Lake, explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, thenadmire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally explore the activities along Milanovac Lake.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park online road trip planner.

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Skradin.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . On the 6th (Wed), do a tasting at Ante Sladic Vino and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Skradin online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Skradin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Skradin

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Krka National Park
Highlights from your plan
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Ante Sladic Vino ©
Ante Sladic Vino

2
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 7th (Thu), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thenpause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then wander the streets of Riva Harbor. On the next day, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, thenwalk around Marjan Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch.

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Drive from Skradin to Split in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then kick back and relax at Mekicevica Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery and then head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hvar trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Hvar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, race across the water with a speed boat tour, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik day trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Pula.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Old Town ©
Old Town
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of National Park Brijuni, experience rural life at Cadenela Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, thenexperience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and finally explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Titov Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kamenjak National Park.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pula trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Pula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in May since evenings lows in Pula dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vodnjan, Kamenjak National Park, National Park Brijuni
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
National Park Brijuni ©
National Park Brijuni

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