19 days in Croatia, Ljubljana & Postojna Itinerary

19 days in Croatia, Ljubljana & Postojna Itinerary

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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Postojna, Slovenia
— Few hours
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Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Pula, Croatia
— Few hours
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
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Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Sibenik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Bol, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zagreb 360. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): visit Upper Town (Gornji Grad), see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, then make a trip to Tkalciceva, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Zagreb 360.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zagreb driving holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Zagreb is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Zagreb is 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
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Landmark
Tkalciceva
4.6

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vintgar Gorge as well as Bled Island. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River. On your second day here, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

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Getting from Zagreb to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Neighborhood
Ljubljana Old Town
4.8
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Castle
Bled Castle
3.8

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Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Postojna travel planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Punta Corrente, Mediterraneo Bar, Old Town, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get a taste of local nightlife at Mediterraneo Bar.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovinj tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Rovinj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. May in Rovinj sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pula.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Port of Rovinj
4.5
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Historic Walking Area
Main Street
4.6

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Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
You've now added Temple Of Augustus to your itinerary. On the 19th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Augustus, then admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kastel.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pula trip planner.

Getting from Rovinj to Pula by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Pula

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Religious Site
Temple Of Augustus
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Architectural Building
Arco dei Sergi
4.1

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
You've added City Sentinel, Duke's palace, Archaeological Museum Zadar, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Paseo Maritimo, don't miss a visit to Duke's palace, delve into the distant past at Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara), make a trip to Monastery of St. Francis of Assisi in Zadar, then admire the striking features of City Sentinel, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat.

To find photos and more tourist information, refer to the Zadar day trip planning tool.

Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sibenik.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip

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Sibenik, Croatia

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, contemplate the long history of Dalmatian Ethno Village, then steep yourself in history at St. Michael's Fortress, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Medieval Mediteranean Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park.

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

Traveling by car from Zadar to Sibenik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Sibenik are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Sibenik

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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National Park
Krka National Park
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Historic Site
St. Michael's Fortress
4.0

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Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Domnius and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir, and finally explore the ancient world of Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Split trip planner.

Getting from Sibenik to Split by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Split are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Historic City of Trogir
4.7

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Bol, Croatia

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 26th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Museum of Brac, then contemplate the long history of Dolina Blaca, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum uja, take a leisurely stroll along Supetar Bay, then stroll the grounds of Supetar cemetery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish church complex.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bol vacation builder.

Getting from Split to Bol by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bol

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Cemetery
Supetar cemetery
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Specialty Museum
Museum uja
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Mountain
Vidova Gora
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Lokrum Island, view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko, get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, and don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Bol to Dubrovnik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Must see
Lokrum Island
4.5
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Must see
Old Town
4.7

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