30 days in Croatia Itinerary

30 days in Croatia Itinerary

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30 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Sint-Truiden
Drive:  13​h
1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Krka National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Zadar
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
9
Rovinj
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Split
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Sint-Truiden

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Tkalciceva has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb itinerary planner .

Sint-Truiden, Belgium to Zagreb is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Sint-Truiden in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Zagreb, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Neighborhoods Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Lower Town
Lower Town
Medvednica ©
Medvednica

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Konjicki Klub Rakovica. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Prstavac, take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, then explore the activities along The Upper Lakes, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rastoke.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Plitvice Lakes National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
Highlights from your plan
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Island of Lokrum and Lopud Island. We've included these beaches for you: Sveti Jakov Beach and Banje Beach. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Trsteno Arboretum, step off the mainland to explore Kolocep Island, and contemplate the long history of Dominican Monastery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Dubrovnik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cavtat, Trsteno Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Get in touch with nature at Pupnatska Luca Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Relax by the water at Vela Przina Beach and Zitna Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Korcula Town side-trips: Orebic (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Korta Katarina Winery), Proizd Island (in Vela Luka) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Blato). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Gabrielis Palace.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 3 hours. In September in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Orebic, Proizd Island, Zitna Beach, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island

5
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.
Visit Dubovica and Mlini Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pakleni Otoci and Exotic Beach. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Jerolim Island, take a memorable tour with Tours, get great views at Spanjola, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Hvar trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. September in Hvar sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Exotic Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Mlini Beach ©
Mlini Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Supetar Bay, and then kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn). Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sumartin Beach, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Supetar cemetery.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bol trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Hvar to Bol by car takes about 4.5 hours. September in Bol sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Supetar, Sumartin Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Supetar cemetery ©
Supetar cemetery

2
nights
Krka National Park

Krka National Park ©
On the 19th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Cikola River Canyon and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Visovac Monastery, admire the sheer force of Manojlovac waterfall, then explore the ancient world of Knin Fortress, and finally explore the activities along Krcic River.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Krka National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bol to Krka National Park takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Krka National Park are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Knin, Krka National Park, Cikola River Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Knin Fortress ©
Knin Fortress
Visovac Monastery ©
Visovac Monastery

2
nights
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 21st (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Modric Cave (Modric Spilja), then enjoy the sand and surf at Jadro Beach, and then kick back and relax at Nin's Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bosana Beach Pag, make a trip to Bell Tower, then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and finally get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zadar route planner .

You can drive from Krka National Park to Zadar in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Krka National Park in September, Zadar is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jadro Beach, Nin's Lagoon, Modric Cave (Modric Spilja), Bosana Beach Pag
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Bell Tower ©
Bell Tower

2
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, stroll around Punta Corrente, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, then make a trip to Town Clock, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the local landmark of Fountain on Main Square, don't miss a visit to Balbi Arch, then relax in the rural setting at Stancija Collis, then learn about winemaking at Kozlovic Winery, and finally wander the streets of The town of Hum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovinj travel planner .

Getting from Zadar to Rovinj by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

The town of Hum, Kozlovic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Kozlovic Winery ©
Kozlovic Winery
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum

4
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Putalj Winery. Visiting Omis and Cetina River and Omis Cetina Canyon will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Punta Rata Beach and Galerija Mestrovic. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Origin Croatian Cosmetics (in Omis), Tvrdic Honey (in Solta Island) and Brela Beach (in Brela). There's lots more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Firule Beach, walk around Marjan Park, and make a trip to Gaspina mlinica.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Split travel route planning site .

Drive from Rovinj to Split in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Omis, Brela, Tvrdic Honey, Gaspina mlinica, Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Brela Beach ©
Brela Beach

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