17 days in Croatia & Ljubljana Itinerary

17 days in Croatia & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Split, Croatia
— 1 night
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
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Rovinj, Croatia
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Palazzo di Diocleziano. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then walk around Marjan Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Split trip planner.

Belfast, UK to Split is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Belfast to Split, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Belfast in June, with highs in Split at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Hvar, Croatia

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 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, then get the adrenaline pumping with Skydiving Tandem Hvar, and finally do a tasting at Tomic Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Jerolim, then admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Skydiving Tandem Hvar ©
Skydiving Tandem Hvar
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

3
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Korcula Town is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample some tasty brews at Korcula Explorer, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pupnatska Luca Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and get outside with Korcula Buggy.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. June in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Korcula Explorer
Highlights from your plan
Korcula Explorer ©
Korcula Explorer
Korcula Buggy ©
Korcula Buggy
Coral Shop Irena ©
Coral Shop Irena

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.
On the 5th (Mon), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, take a stroll through Old Town, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik vacation planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

1
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Zagreb, Croatia

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 (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Dolac Market.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in July since evenings lows in Zagreb dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)

1
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 7th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday tool.

Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stop by Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, then stop by Ribica Atelier, then get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, and finally experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovinj online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Rovinj takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Highlights from your plan
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©
Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj

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nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
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: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave) and Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Rovinj to Ljubljana by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Rovinj - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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