18 days in Croatia Itinerary

18 days in Croatia Itinerary

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18 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Trogir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Sibenik
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Zadar
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Pula
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
6
Rovinj
— 1 night
shuttle:  30​min
7
Porec
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Zagreb
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Cluj-Napoca


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2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Temple of Jupiter as well as Riva Harbor. On the 1st (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter, and finally wander the streets of Riva Harbor. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, steep yourself in history at Old Split, and then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Split tour app .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Split is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In November, Split is a bit warmer than Cluj-Napoca - with highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Trogir.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Old Split ©
Old Split

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.
You've now added The City Hall - Duke's Palace to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Sun), make a trip to Trogir Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, then ponder the world of politics at The City Hall - Duke's Palace, then expand your understanding of the military at Fortress Kamerlengo, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Trogir trip planner .

You can drive from Split to Trogir in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. November in Trogir sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sibenik.

Things to do in Trogir

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Trogir Square ©
Trogir Square

2
nights
Sibenik

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Krka Monastery as well as Knin Fortress. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, then contemplate the long history of St. Michael's Fortress, then contemplate the long history of Barone Fortress, and finally explore the ancient world of Knin Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krka Monastery.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sibenik trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Trogir to Sibenik in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Sibenik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Knin Fortress, Krka National Park, Krka Monastery
Highlights from your plan
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Knin Fortress ©
Knin Fortress

2
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Church of the Holy Cross as well as St. Mary's Church and Monastery. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church and Monastery, steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, make a trip to The Forum, then explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, and finally make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje). Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Paklenica National Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

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Take a bus from Sibenik to Zadar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sibenik in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Zadar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pula.

Things to do in Zadar

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Paklenica National Park, The Church of the Holy Cross
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Paklenica National Park ©
Paklenica National Park
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

2
nights
Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pula Cathedral as well as Kamenjak National Park. On the 8th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Kamenjak National Park. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Augustus, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pula Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pula trip planner .

You can fly from Zadar to Pula in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In November in Pula, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Rovinj.

Things to do in Pula

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kamenjak National Park
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park
Temple Of Augustus ©
Temple Of Augustus

1
night
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
You've now added Monkodonja Hill Fort to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): make a trip to Port of Rovinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally steep yourself in history at Monkodonja Hill Fort.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovinj day trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Pula to Rovinj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Rovinj are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Porec.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia

1
night
Porec

Porec ©
With a scenic location along the Adriatic Sea and a basilica listed as a World Heritage Site, the ancient town of Porec represents the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Jama - Grotta Baredine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, and then contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Porec online trip itinerary builder .

Porec is just a short distance from Rovinj. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Porec

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town
Euphrasius Basilica ©
Euphrasius Basilica
Jama - Grotta Baredine ©
Jama - Grotta Baredine

4
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Art Pavilion (Umjetnicki Paviljon), Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), Mimara Museum, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, and pause for some photo ops at Ban Josip Jelačić Square.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip planner .

Traveling by car from Porec to Zagreb takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

2
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.
You've added Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Stradun, get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, make a trip to Onophrian Fountain, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Pile Gate, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, then steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Before you visit Dubrovnik, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, Dubrovnik is somewhat warmer than Zagreb - with highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace
Stradun ©
Stradun

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