16 days in Slovenia, Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia, Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
2
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
4
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
5
Žabljak, Montenegro
— 1 night
6
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave) and Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Bled Island, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, walk around Tivoli Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Ljubljana is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in June, things will get much colder in Ljubljana: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of The Sacred Heart of Jesus, and put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Zagreb takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Zagreb, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the activities along Veliko Lake, explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Vir, thenadmire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally explore the activities along Milanovac Lake.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Omis). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate the long history of Old Split.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Split trip builder.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Split are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Žabljak.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
night
Žabljak, Montenegro

Žabljak ©
A trip to Zabljak takes you to the north of the country, a mountainous region that's as steeped in great scenery and views as it is in history and culture.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get outside with Adventure Park Durmitor and then take in the awesome beauty at Bobotov Kuk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Žabljak visit planning tool.

You can drive from Split to Žabljak in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Žabljak

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Adventure Park Durmitor ©
Adventure Park Durmitor

1
night
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Kotor Old City, explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip planner.

Drive from Žabljak to Kotor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Our Lady of the Rocks, Castle Of San Giovanni
Highlights from your plan
Kotor Old City
Kotor Old City
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks
St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. Tryphon Cathedral

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 8th (Wed): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): take a stroll through Old Town and then take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kotor in July: highs in Dubrovnik hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

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