19 days in Croatia Itinerary

19 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
2
Rovinj
— 3 nights
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
4
Skradin
— 1 night
5
Split
— 3 nights
6
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
7
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Step out of Zagreb to go to Mljet National Park and see Veliko Lake, which is approximately 7h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagreb online trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Zagreb is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Zagreb due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Zagreb are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Veliko Lake
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Explore Rovinj's surroundings by going to Aquapark Istralandia (in Novigrad), Porec (Euphrasius Basilica & Porec Old Town) and Amphitheatre de Pula (in Pula). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and make a trip to Port of Rovinj.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovinj online tour planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Rovinj by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porec, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Aquapark Istralandia, Aura Distillery, Amphitheatre de Pula
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Old Town ©
Old Town
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Vir, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Milanovac Lake.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planning app.

You can drive from Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Skradin.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Ante Sladic Vino and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Skradin day trip website.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Skradin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Skradin, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Skradin

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Krka National Park
Highlights from your plan
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Ante Sladic Vino ©
Ante Sladic Vino

3
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi) and Museum of Brac (in Skrip). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, wander the streets of Riva Harbor, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Split day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Skradin to Split in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Split sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Museum of Brac
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Spanjola, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, do a tasting at Tomic Winery, and step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hvar online driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May in Hvar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

4
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.
When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately Cavtat away. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Lokrum Island, make a trip to Pile Gate, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and stop by Clara Stones.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik online tour planner.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town

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