19 days in Croatia & Greece Itinerary

19 days in Croatia & Greece Itinerary

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19 days in Croatia & Greece Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  17​h
1
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Milos, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  3​h 30​min
6
Chania Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Agios Nikolaos, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles, United States

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then stroll around Marjan Park, and finally learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Split day trip planning tool .

Los Angeles, USA to Split is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Los Angeles to Split, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Split sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wineries Wildlife

Side Trip

Fortress Starigrad (Fortica)
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Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) ©
Fortress Starigrad (Fortica)
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take a stroll through Milna. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, see the sky in a new way at Napoleon Fortress (Napuljn), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of St Stephen, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hvar vacation builder website .

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Jelsa, Vunetovo Craft Beer
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Milna ©
Milna
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Dominican Monastery. Get some cultural insight at Walls of Dubrovnik and Church of Saint Blaise. Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Ronald Brown Pathway about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, head off the coast to Lopud Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue, and explore the world behind art at Vlaho Bukovac House.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Hvar to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 57°F. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Milos.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

2
nights
Milos, Greece

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): kick back and relax at Sikia Beach and then stroll through Kleftiko Beach. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Mandrakia Beach, then see the interesting displays at Sand Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Milos, and finally kick back and relax at Kalogries Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Milos attractions planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Milos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Milos. In May, daytime highs in Milos are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fira.

Things to do in Milos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Venetian Castle of Milos ©
Venetian Castle of Milos

2
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Pyrgos, see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Three Bells of Fira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fira day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Milos to Fira in 4.5 hours. In May in Fira, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Venetsanos Winery, Castelli of Pyrgos, Tomato Industrial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

2
nights
Chania Town, Greece

The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
On the 28th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum, then see the interesting displays at MINOAN'S WORLD, and finally learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou, step into the grandiose world of Firkas Fortress, visit a coastal fixture at Chania Venetian Lighthouse, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Assumption, then examine the collection at Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos, and finally steep yourself in history at The Venizelos Tombs.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chania Town holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Chania Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Chania Town sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Agios Nikolaos.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Souda Bay War Cemetery, Manousakis Winery
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery

2
nights
Agios Nikolaos, Greece

Agios Nikolaos ©
A tour of Agios Nikolaos leads visitors through charming neighborhoods with white washed houses, squares with taverns, steep pedestrian streets, and sea as a backdrop, ideal for exploration on foot.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then head off the coast to Fortress Spinalonga, then make a trip to Monastery of Kremasta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagias Keras Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Georgios Monastery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ammoudara Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at Europa-Statue.

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Drive from Chania Town to Agios Nikolaos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chania Town in May since evenings lows in Agios Nikolaos dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Agios Nikolaos

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Elounda, Agios Georgios Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
Agios Georgios Monastery ©
Agios Georgios Monastery
Panagias Keras Church ©
Panagias Keras Church

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