27 days in Croatia Itinerary

27 days in Croatia Itinerary

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27 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Rovinj
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Split
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Broken Relationships and Upper Town (Gornji Grad). Museum-lovers will appreciate Atelier Mestrovic and Zagreb 80's Museum. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Veliko Lake.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zagreb online visit planner .

London, UK to Zagreb is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, expect nights in Zagreb to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Veliko Lake
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

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 15th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, explore the galleries of Atelier Sottomuro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Brek. On the next day, admire the striking features of Zuccato Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, do a tasting at Stancija Collis, then see the interesting displays at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, then examine the collection at Museum Olei Histriae, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Apoteka.

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Drive from Zagreb to Rovinj in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Rovinj are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porec, Vodnjan, Museum Olei Histriae
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia

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 17th (Sun): make a trip to Baraceve Spilje, take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac, and then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes, then Head underground at Barac Caves, and then admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park tour itinerary builder site .

Getting from Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

4
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Relax by the water at Punta Rata Beach and Tucepi Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galerija Mestrovic and Froggyland. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stroll around Marjan Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, and take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Split holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Split sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Punta Rata Beach, Tucepi Beach, Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach

3
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Spanjola and Fort Napoljun - Napolean. Take a break from the city and head to Dubovica Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's more to do: admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hvar trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Split to Hvar takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) and Lovrecina Bay. Relax by the water at Murvica Beach and Sumartin Beach. Explore Bol's surroundings by going to Jaksic Gallery (in Donji Humac) and Museum of Brac (in Skrip). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bol online visit planner .

Getting from Hvar to Bol by car takes about 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bol are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lovrecina Bay, Murvica Beach, Museum of Brac, Jaksic Gallery, Sumartin Beach
Highlights from your plan
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay

4
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Korcula Town Museum and Lovric Winery. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Pupnatska Luca Beach. When in Korcula Town, make a side trip to see Proizd Island in Vela Luka, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vela Przina Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, and explore the galleries of Vapor gallery.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Korcula Town online holiday planner .

You can drive from Bol to Korcula Town in 5.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Proizd Island, Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Lovric Winery ©
Lovric Winery
Korcula Town Museum ©
Korcula Town Museum

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Island of Lokrum and Sunj Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore War Photo Limited and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the striking features of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, and get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip maker website .

Drive from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cavtat Old Town, Sunj Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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