18 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

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18 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Almere, The Netherlands
Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Krka National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  13​h 30​min
End: Almere, The Netherlands

2
nights
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 Ljubljana Free Tour, Beer Tastings & Tours and Metelkova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain a rich perspective with Ljubljana Free Tour, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and then take a stroll through Metelkova.

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Almere, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Almere in July, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. On the 6th (Mon), you're off to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Free Tour ©
Ljubljana Free Tour
Metelkova ©
Metelkova
Beer Tastings & Tours

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
You've now added Plitvice Lakes National Park to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park online vacation planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

1
night
Krka National Park, Croatia

Krka National Park ©
To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Krka National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Krka National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Krka National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Krka National Park
Highlights from your plan
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Visovac Monastery ©
Visovac Monastery

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Senses Split. On the 9th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, look for gifts at Nadalina cokolada, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split.

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Getting from Krka National Park to Split by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You'll set off for Dubrovnik on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Museum of Senses Split ©
Museum of Senses Split

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): wander the streets of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

2
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 13th (Mon), make a trip to Kula Svih Svetih and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then make a trip to Korcula Old City, and finally make a trip to Atelier Abel.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Korcula Town tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. July in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Korcula Old City, Vela Przina Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
House of Marco Polo ©
House of Marco Polo

2
nights
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.
On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Spanjola.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will leave for Zagreb on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of Tortureum - Museum of Torture, then pick up some local products at Dolac Market, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kumica Barica.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zagreb driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Zamardi to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Zamardi in July, plan for little chillier nights in Zagreb, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pula.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Room Escape Games

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