17 days in Zagreb & Dubrovnik-Neretva County Itinerary

17 days in Zagreb & Dubrovnik-Neretva County Itinerary

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17 days in Zagreb & Dubrovnik-Neretva County Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Zagreb
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Lumbarda, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Orebic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Dubrovnik
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

4
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Take a break from Zagreb with a short trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park in Plitvice Lakes National Park, about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka).

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Zagreb is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Cape Town to Zagreb, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in June: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around 30°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Lumbarda.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Lumbarda, Korcula Island

Lumbarda ©
Explore Lumbarda's surroundings by going to Proizd Island (in Vela Luka) and Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato).

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lumbarda tour planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zagreb to Lumbarda. Traveling from Zagreb in June, Lumbarda is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Lumbarda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Korcula Town, Korcula Island, Proizd Island, Ethno Museum Barilo
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Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island

2
nights
Orebic

Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get outside with Badija, then admire the striking features of Monastery of Our Lady of Andela, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Korta Katarina Winery, then learn about winemaking at Vino Spaleta, then kick back and relax at Trstenica Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Natura Antunovic.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Orebic trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lumbarda to Orebic takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Orebic

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Badija, Vino Spaleta
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Badija ©
Badija
Trstenica Beach ©
Trstenica Beach

6
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.
When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, and make a trip to Pile Gate.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Orebic to Dubrovnik takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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