22 days in Croatia Itinerary

22 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
2
Rovinj
— 3 nights
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
4
Split
— 5 nights
5
Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
6
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
You'll explore and learn at Croatian Museum of Naive Art and Museum of Broken Relationships. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) and St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Lower Town, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zagreb trip maker tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Zagreb is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, you will find days in Zagreb are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Highlights from your plan
Lower Town
Lower Town
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Popular historic sites such as Amphitheatre de Pula and Old Town are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Volosko and Stancija Collis. Venture out of the city with trips to Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum (in Vodnjan), Porec (Jama - Grotta Baredine & Euphrasius Basilica) and Rijeka (Trsat Castle & Crkva sv. Jurja mucenika). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovinj tour planner.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Rovinj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rovinj can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Porec, Rijeka, Amphitheatre de Pula, Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, Volosko
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Main Street ©
Main Street

2
nights
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 8th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke, thenadmire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, thenadmire the sheer force of Batinovac Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes

5
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Punta Rata Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Galerija Mestrovic and Brela Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Split: Spanjola (in Hvar), Muzej Riba i Rakova (in Makarska) and Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach, examine the collection at Froggyland, stroll around Marjan Park, and explore the world behind art at Jaman Art.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Split trip maker app.

Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Brela, Spanjola, Dubovica Beach, Muzej Riba i Rakova, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach

3
nights
Bol, Brac Island

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Vidova Gora and Murvica Beach. Senjkovic Winery and Museum of Brac are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bol: Parish church complex (in Supetar) and Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), kick back and relax at Paklina Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bol online journey planner.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Bol in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Bol are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museum of Brac, Senjkovic Winery, Parish church complex, Murvica Beach, Sumartin Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cavtat Cemetery and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Love Stories Museum and Museum of Croatian War of Independence. Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Cavtat Old Town about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach, and get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip planner.

Getting from Bol to Dubrovnik by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum

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