18 days in Croatia Itinerary

18 days in Croatia Itinerary

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18 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  16​h
1
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Buenos Aires

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to War Photo Limited and Dominican Monastery. Get some historical perspective at Walls of Dubrovnik and Church of Saint Blaise. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Srebreno Beach (in Srebreno) and Cavtat (Cavtat Old Town & Church of Our Lady of the Snow). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, steep yourself in history at Synagogue, view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sveti Jakov Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planner .

Miami, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Dubrovnik. In September, Dubrovnik is a bit cooler than Miami - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cavtat, Srebreno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, make a trip to Korcula Old City, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih, and finally learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then kick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Korcula Town road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

3
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Dubovica and Milna. Get a sense of the local culture at Spanjola and Tomic Winery. There's lots more to do: stroll through Mlini Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, and admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar online holiday builder .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Mlini Beach ©
Mlini Beach
Milna ©
Milna

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Historic City of Trogir, then explore the ancient world of Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Riva Harbor.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Split itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Trogir, Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre
Highlights from your plan
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take a stroll through Lower Town, wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally explore the ancient world of Archaeological Museum and Andautonia Archaeological Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zagreb planning website .

You can fly from Split to Zagreb in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Zagreb is slightly colder than Split - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lower Town
Lower Town
Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery
Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata) ©

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then steep yourself in history at Porec Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, and finally take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Balbi Arch, delve into the distant past at Dvigrad, steep yourself in history at Monkodonja Hill Fort, learn about winemaking at Stancija Collis, then admire the local landmark of Fountain on Main Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Main Street.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovinj visit app .

You can drive from Zagreb to Rovinj in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zagreb in October since evenings lows in Rovinj dip to 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Porec, Dvigrad, Amphitheatre de Pula
Highlights from your plan
Euphrasius Basilica ©
Euphrasius Basilica
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia

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