16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  5 h
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
4
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Skradin
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Pula
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 45 min
8
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

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.
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, steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik online tour planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Dubrovnik is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Dubrovnik is 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in May, with highs in Dubrovnik at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 19th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih, make a trip to Atelier Abel, get engrossed in the history at Bishop's Treasury Museum, thenstop by Seba Dizajn, thendon't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Lovric Winery, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, steep yourself in history at Revelin Tower, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Tower Kanalevic, and finally don't miss a visit to Velika Knezeva Kula.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Korcula Town trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Lovric Winery
Highlights from your plan
Revelin Tower ©
Revelin Tower
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Seba Dizajn ©
Seba Dizajn

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.
On the 21st (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, thentake some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mekicevica Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hvar travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Split.

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
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Step out of Split to go to Kastel Novi and see Church Of St. Roch, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, stop by Filigran Split, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko, and appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Split trip app.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Split takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Split are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Skradin.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Ante Sladic Vino and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Skradin day trip app.

Getting from Split to Skradin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Skradin can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pula.

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stop by Dolija 08, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, thenhave fun and explore at MEMO Museum Pula, thenexperience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and finally experience rural life at Cadenela Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pula online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Skradin to Pula by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Skradin in May, plan for little chillier nights in Pula, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vodnjan
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Cadenela Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Cadenela Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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 28th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Malo Lake, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, and finally explore the activities along Milanovac Lake.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 29th (Fri), test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, explore the world behind art at Atelier Mestrovic, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), thenstop by Kredenca Zagreb, and finally take an in-depth tour of Tortureum - Museum of Torture.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagreb online day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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

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