19 days in Croatia Itinerary

19 days in Croatia Itinerary

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19 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Bol
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Hvar
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Korcula Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Go for a jaunt from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park to see Plitvice Lakes National Park about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Tkalciceva, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb holiday planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Zagreb is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Zagreb is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in July: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around 34°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Split.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Historic Sites 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
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 11th (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Split trip planner .

You can fly from Zagreb to Split in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Split. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Old Split ©
Old Split

2
nights
Bol

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dolina Blaca and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Supetar Bay, stroll through Zlatni Rat Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Golden horn from above.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bol trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by ferry from Split to Bol takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bol can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Supetar Bay
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Supetar Bay ©
Supetar Bay

3
nights
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.
On the 16th (Tue), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, and kick back and relax at Dubovica.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hvar trip itinerary planning site .

Hvar is just a stone's throw from Bol. In July, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

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nights
Korcula Town

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pupnatska Luca Beach. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vela Przina Beach, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and finally examine the collection at Korcula Town Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Korcula Town online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In July in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Vela Przina Beach, Korcula Old City
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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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.
On the 21st (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, don't miss a visit to Onophrian Fountain, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

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