22 days in Slovenia & Croatia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia & Croatia Itinerary

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22 days in Slovenia & Croatia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Rovinj, Croatia
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry:  3 h 45 min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Bovec, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Piran, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Mumbai, India

1
night
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Jarun Lake, stroll through Recreational Sports Center Jarun, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Museum and Andautonia Archaeological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip itinerary site .

Mumbai, India to Zagreb is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Zagreb due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in August, expect Zagreb to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb
Jarun Lake
Jarun Lake

1
night
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mulini Beach, then explore the activities along Lim, then don't miss a visit to Main Street, and finally view the masterpieces at Atelier Sottomuro.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovinj trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Rovinj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in August, Rovinj is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lim
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Main Street ©
Main Street
Mulini Beach ©
Mulini Beach
Lim ©
Lim

1
night
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 10th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Monastery of St. Francis of Assisi in Zadar, see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Donatus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Chrysogonus Church, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zadar trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Rovinj to Zadar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art
Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art
St. Chrysogonus Church ©
St. Chrysogonus Church

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Starigrad (Fortica), then contemplate the long history of Fortress Mirabella (Peovica), and finally explore the stunning scenery at Omis Cetina Canyon. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience and then contemplate the waterfront views at River Cetina.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Split day trip tool .

You can drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Split, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Omis, Church Of St. Roch
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Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress
Omis Cetina Canyon ©
Omis Cetina Canyon
Fortress Mirabella (Peovica) ©
Fortress Mirabella (Peovica)

1
night
Hvar, Croatia

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): choose your vessel at Antonio Rent.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hvar travel route planning website .

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August in Hvar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Antonio Rent ©
Antonio Rent

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sveti Jakov Beach and Church of Saint Blaise. Get in touch with nature at Lopud Island and Kolocep Island. Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Church of St Nicholas about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominican Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Little Church of St. Nicholas (Crkva sv. Nikole), explore the galleries of Vlaho Bukovac House, and get to know the fascinating history of Brsalje Street.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik route planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Dominican Monastery ©
Dominican Monastery
St. John's Fortress ©
St. John's Fortress
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mali Buk, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, then explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac, then contemplate the waterfront views at The Upper Lakes, and finally identify plant and animal life at Konjicki Klub Rakovica.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bled.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sokolac Castle, Bear Sanctuary
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Mali Buk ©
Mali Buk
Sokolac Castle ©
Sokolac Castle
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac

2
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrezje, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the long history of Radovljica Old Town.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bled fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Bled in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Ljubljana, Radovljica Old Town
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Zipline
Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town
Cankarjevo Nabrezje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrezje

2
nights
Bovec, Slovenia

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat and then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec sightseeing site .

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Zelenci Nature Reserve, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve

3
nights
Piran, Slovenia

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 24th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Nature Park Strunjan and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, and then explore the historical opulence of Dvorec Zemono.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planner .

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

St. Anne's Friary, Nature Park Strunjan, Svetilnik Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature Park Strunjan ©
Nature Park Strunjan
Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach

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