23 days in Croatia Itinerary

23 days in Croatia Itinerary

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23 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Shuttle:  14 h 15 min
1
Rovinj
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Rab Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Port of Rovinj and Church of St. Euphemia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Euphrasius Basilica and Main Street. Explore Rovinj's surroundings by going to Dvigrad (in Kanfanar), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pula) and Porec (Jama - Grotta Baredine & Round Tower). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Punta Corrente, enjoy the sand and surf at Mulini Beach, and stop by Artrovinj.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rovinj vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Rovinj is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. In May, Rovinj is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Rab Island.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porec, Scuba & Snorkeling, Dvigrad
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Jama - Grotta Baredine ©
Jama - Grotta Baredine
Mulini Beach ©
Mulini Beach
Dvigrad ©
Dvigrad

2
nights
Rab Island

Rab Island ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Kandarola Nude Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Suha Punta Beach. On your second day here, trek along Rab-Maman trail and then kick back and relax at Podsilo Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rab Island trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Rovinj to Rab Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rab Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Suha Punta Beach ©
Suha Punta Beach
Rab-Maman trail ©
Rab-Maman trail

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 15th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke, then explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac, and finally admire the sheer force of Great Cascades. On the next day, explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, contemplate the waterfront views at Milanovac Lake, then admire the sheer force of Mali Buk, and finally admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park tour builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and car from Rab Island to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Rastoke ©
Rastoke

3
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and Riva Harbor. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Trogir (Trogir Square, The St. Lawrence Cathedral, & more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic and pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Split itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Trogir, Church Of St. Roch
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River Rafting & Tubing
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic
Church Of St. Roch ©
Church Of St. Roch

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dubovica and Milna. Church of St John and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Hvar to go to Jelsa and see Tomic Winery, which is approximately 42 minutes away. On the 22nd (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's more to do: head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hvar trip planning tool .

Getting from Split to Hvar by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Hvar, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Church of St John, Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Speed Boats Tours
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Korcula Old City and St. Mark's Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Freestyle. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, make a trip to Velika Knezeva Kula, do a tasting at Lovric Winery, and admire the striking features of Tower Kanalevic.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Korcula Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

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.
Popular historic sites such as Lapad and Fort Lovrijenac are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Cavtat Seaside Promenade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubrovnik: Cavtat (Cavtat Cemetery & Footpath Cavtat - Radovcici). Spend the 29th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, get great views at Minceta Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, and browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

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