21 days in Croatia Itinerary

21 days in Croatia Itinerary

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21 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Keszthely
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Pula
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Kotor

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Zagreb trip itinerary builder .

Keszthely, Hungary to Zagreb is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pula.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

2
nights
Pula

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.
On the 15th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kamenjak National Park. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Arco dei Sergi, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then contemplate the long history of Kastel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Augustus, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium Pula.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pula attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Pula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Pula when traveling from Zagreb in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Pula

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Kamenjak National Park
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park

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 17th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip site .

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 and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

2
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, then make a trip to The Forum, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, and then don't miss a visit to Paseo Maritimo.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zadar trip maker site .

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Transportation Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Speed Boats Tours
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, adventure, parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Split trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Split, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Wine Tours & Tastings

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 nightlife, nature, adventure, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Spanjola, step off the mainland to explore Jerolim Island, kick back and relax at Dubovica, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hvar trip planner .

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then stroll through Pupnatska Luca Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach, examine the collection at Korcula Town Museum, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and finally make a trip to Atelier Abel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Korcula Town trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vela Przina Beach, Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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.
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, admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

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