17 days in Croatia Itinerary

17 days in Croatia Itinerary

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17 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dubrovnik
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h
2
Korcula Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Trogir
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Zadar
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 45 min
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
7
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Krk Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then don't miss a visit to Onophrian Fountain, and finally delve into the distant past at Minceta Fortress. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cavtat Cemetery and then step off the mainland to explore Elafiti Islands.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik driving holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to Dubrovnik is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in June, plan for much colder days in Dubrovnik, with highs around 30°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Korcula Island.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cavtat Cemetery
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Minceta Fortress ©
Minceta Fortress

1
night
Korcula Island

Korcula Island ©
On the 17th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pupnatska Luca Beach, then don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and finally view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Korcula Island day trip site.

Explore your travel options from Dubrovnik to Korcula Island with the Route module. June in Korcula Island sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Vapor gallery ©
Vapor gallery
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Atelier Abel ©
Atelier Abel

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 18th (Sat): head off the coast to Jerolim, step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, and then admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica Beach and then explore the historical opulence of Tvrdalj Castle.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hvar day trip tool.

Drive from Korcula Island to Hvar in 5.5 hours. June in Hvar sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Trogir.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Tvrdalj Castle, Dubovica Beach
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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Jerolim ©
Jerolim

1
night
Trogir

Trogir ©
A small Dalmatian town dating back to the Hellenistic period, Trogir represents a melting pot of Greek, Roman, and Venetian influences.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, don't miss a visit to Trogir Square, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Bisevo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Trogir road trip app.

You can drive from Hvar to Trogir in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Trogir are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zadar.

Things to do in Trogir

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cave Bisevo
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Trogir Square ©
Trogir Square

1
night
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 21st (Tue), make a trip to Zadar Land City Gates and then make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje).

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zadar travel tool.

Traveling by car from Trogir to Zadar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Trogir in June, Zadar is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites
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Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Lower Lakes and Sastavci. Change things up with a short trip to Rastoke in Slunj (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park itinerary website.

Take a bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Rastoke ©
Rastoke

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 24th (Fri): pick up some local products at Dolac Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Zagreb 360, hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, then visit Lower Town, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, and finally explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at Escape room Fox in a box, then stroll around Zrinjevac, then make a trip to Tkalciceva, and finally stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Zagreb trip maker website.

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Zagreb are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Krk Island.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery
Escape room Fox in a box ©
Escape room Fox in a box
Lower Town
Lower Town

2
nights
Krk Island

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Trsat Castle, browse the fresh offerings at Rijeka Central Market, don't miss a visit to Maiden With The Seagull, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungo Mare, and finally take a stroll through Volosko. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Vrbnik, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Baska, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stara Baska (Old Baska).

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Krk Island trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Krk Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zagreb in June since evenings lows in Krk Island dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Krk Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Opatija, Rijeka
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Stara Baska (Old Baska) ©
Stara Baska (Old Baska)
Vrbnik ©
Vrbnik
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle

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nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glavani Park and Istra Nautika (Marina Funtana). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovinj: Pula (Aquarium Pula & Arco dei Sergi), Kamenjak National Park (in Premantura) and Porec (Jama - Grotta Baredine & Euphrasius Basilica). There's much more to do: walk around Punta Corrente, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj.

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

Traveling by car from Krk Island to Rovinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Krk Island in June since evenings lows in Rovinj dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Pula, Porec, Istra Nautika (Marina Funtana), Kamenjak National Park, Glavani Park
Highlights from your plan
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park
Glavani Park ©
Glavani Park
Jama - Grotta Baredine ©
Jama - Grotta Baredine

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