27 days in Croatia Itinerary

27 days in Croatia Itinerary

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27 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  28​h
1
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Split
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Skradin
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Zagreb
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Cavtat Old Town about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Dubrovnik is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Dubrovnik is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: highs in Dubrovnik hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Korcula Town: Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato) and Proizd Island (in Vela Luka). And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, don't miss a visit to Velika Knezeva Kula, enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, and contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Korcula Town tour planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 3 hours. In July in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vela Przina Beach, Proizd Island, Korcula Old City, Ethno Museum Barilo
Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lovrecina Bay (in Postira), Museum of Brac (in Skrip) and Supetar Bay (in Supetar). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Dolina Blaca, and do a tasting at Stina.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bol trip maker site .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Bol in 5.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bol are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lovrecina Bay, Museum of Brac, Supetar Bay
Highlights from your plan
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Stina ©
Stina

4
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Take a break from Split with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Omis, about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Palazzo di Diocleziano, walk around Marjan Park, steep yourself in history at Old Split, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Split online day trip planner .

You can drive from Bol to Split in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, nature, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Spanjola, learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hvar trip planner .

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Skradin.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Roski Slap and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Skradin online route planner .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Skradin takes 2.5 hours. In July in Skradin, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovinj.

Things to do in Skradin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Krka National Park
Highlights from your plan
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Roski Slap ©
Roski Slap

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Venture out of the city with trips to Porec Old Town (in Porec), Pula (Amphitheatre de Pula, Alpha Strike Laser Tag, & more) and Aquapark Istralandia (in Novigrad). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, and explore the striking landscape of Kamenjak National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovinj trip maker app .

Drive from Skradin to Rovinj in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Rovinj, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pula, Porec Old Town, Aquapark Istralandia, Kamenjak National Park, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Old Town ©
Old Town
Aquapark Istralandia ©
Aquapark Istralandia

4
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
When in Zagreb, make a side trip to see Plitvice Lakes National Park in Plitvice Lakes National Park, approximately 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, make a trip to Tkalciceva, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka).

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip maker .

You can drive from Rovinj to Zagreb in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Rovinj in July, plan for little chillier nights in Zagreb, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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