18 days in Croatia Itinerary

18 days in Croatia Itinerary

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18 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16​h
1
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Orebic
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
5
Porec
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Bring the kids along to Spilja Vranjaca and Museum of Senses Split. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, walk around Marjan Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Split online holiday planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Split is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Split is 9 hours. While traveling from Vancouver, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Split, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Spilja Vranjaca, Aquarium Split, Gaspina mlinica, Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Spilja Vranjaca ©
Spilja Vranjaca
Aquarium Split ©
Aquarium Split

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.
Bring the kids along to Island Galesnik and Dubovica. Step out of Hvar with an excursion to Perna Inlet in Sucuraj--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Napoleon Fortress (Napuljn), step off the mainland to explore Scedro, don't miss a visit to Mekicevica, and look for gifts at Delicia Shop Hvar.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hvar journey planner.

Getting from Split to Hvar by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Perna Inlet
Highlights from your plan
Island Galesnik ©
Island Galesnik
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Napoleon Fortress (Napuljn) ©
Napoleon Fortress (Napuljn)

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, race across the water with a speed boat tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik day trip app .

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

2
nights
Orebic

Orebic ©
Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): do a tasting at Vino Spaleta, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Our Lady of Andela, then kick back and relax at Plaza Divna, and finally sample the fine beverages at Natura Antunovic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Coral Shop Irena, then don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, then contemplate the long history of Revelin Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls.

For where to stay and other tourist information, use the Orebic trip planning tool .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Orebic by car takes about 2 hours. April in Orebic sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Porec.

Things to do in Orebic

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Korcula Town, Vino Spaleta, Plaza Divna
Highlights from your plan
Revelin Tower ©
Revelin Tower
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
Coral Shop Irena ©
Coral Shop Irena

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Pinesta Beach and Pazin Cave. Go for a jaunt from Porec to Pula to see MEMO Museum Pula about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Traktor Story, look and learn at Visnjan Observatory, take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls.

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

Explore your travel options from Orebic to Porec with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Porec

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Novigrad, MEMO Museum Pula, Visnjan Observatory, Pazin Cave
Highlights from your plan
Pinesta Beach ©
Pinesta Beach
Traktor Story ©
Traktor Story
Pazin Cave ©
Pazin Cave

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Maksimir and Zagreb Observatory. There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka).

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porec to Zagreb takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Maksimir ©
Maksimir
Zagreb Zoo ©
Zagreb Zoo
Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions

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