17 days in Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

17 days in Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

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17 days in Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem, Israel
Fly:  14​h
1
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem, Israel

3
nights
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 14th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, make a trip to City Walls, then take a tour of Porto Montenegro, and finally explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, kick back and relax at Mogren Beach, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt (Old Town) Budva, and finally contemplate the long history of Citadel.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kotor holiday planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Kotor is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jerusalem to Kotor. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kotor, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Budva, Porto Montenegro, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Castle Of San Giovanni
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City Walls ©
City Walls
Porto Montenegro ©
Porto Montenegro
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Minceta Fortress and River Rafting & Tubing. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Gornji Ugao Tower, take a stroll through Lapad, steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in June, Dubrovnik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Lapad ©
Lapad
Minceta Fortress ©
Minceta Fortress

2
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 20th (Tue), stop by Coral Shop Irena, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, then head off the coast to Korcula Island - Priscapac, and finally indulge your taste buds at Vinarija Toreta.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Korcula Town custom trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Dubrovnik in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Korcula Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Korcula Island - Priscapac
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Korcula Island - Priscapac ©
Korcula Island - Priscapac
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Spend the 23rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Marjan, steep yourself in history at Old Split, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the striking features of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Split trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Split in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Split are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Walking tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
On the 24th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica, then contemplate the long history of Spanjola, and then admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Tomic Winery and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2 hours. While traveling from Split, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hvar, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Handmade In Zagreb. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zagreb itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry, taxi, and flight from Hvar to Zagreb takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hvar in June, expect nights in Zagreb to be little chillier, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Croatian Museum of Naive Art ©
Croatian Museum of Naive Art
Walking tours

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