16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  29 h
1
Pula
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
3
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  5 h
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 45 min
7
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Brisbane

1
day
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.
On the 25th (Sat), stop by Dolija 08, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, thenhunt for treasures at Pula's Marketplace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Augustus, and finally admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi.

Plan my day in Pula using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Brisbane, Australia to Pula is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Pula is minus 9 hours. September in Pula sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Temple Of Augustus ©
Temple Of Augustus
Arco dei Sergi ©
Arco dei Sergi

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: wander the streets of Old Town, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Pula to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): cast your line with a fishing tour, thenmake a trip to Korcula Old City, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at House of Marco Polo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities, thenhead outdoors with Freestyle, and then get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Korcula Town trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Freestyle, Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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 1st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, thenget great views at Spanjola, and then stroll through Mekicevica Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery and then head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. September in Hvar sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to ride a 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

2
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Filigran Split, thencontemplate the long history of Old Split, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Split trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Split in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Split are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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 striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park day trip website.

Getting from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, thensee the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) and then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zagreb road trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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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