28 days in Croatia Itinerary

28 days in Croatia Itinerary

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28 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Shannon
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Novigrad
— 13 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  6​h 15​min
3
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: Shannon

13
nights
Novigrad

Novigrad ©
Novigrad is a village and municipality in Croatia in the Zadar County. Kids will appreciate attractions like Aquapark Istralandia and Pinesta Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Novigrad: Motovun (Hilltop Walled Ancient City of Motovun, Truffle Hunting, & more), Groznjan (Groznjan Hilltop village of artists, Istria, Croatia & The Town Loggia) and Buzet (Food Tours & Aura Distillery). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at KartCross Porec, enjoy some diversion at Sport and Fun Center, tee off at Golf Club Adriatic, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Land Art Trail on Mt. Ucka.

Discover how to plan a Novigrad trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Shannon, Ireland to Novigrad is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Shannon to Novigrad due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Novigrad

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Motovun, Vizinada, Savudrija, Umag, Buzet
Highlights from your plan
Aquapark Istralandia ©
Aquapark Istralandia
Pinesta Beach ©
Pinesta Beach
Truffle Hunting ©
Truffle Hunting

1
night
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 (Fri): admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Novigrad to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

2
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then stroll through Pupnatska Luca Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Korcula Town Walls, enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach, then see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Korcula Old City.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town trip maker tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Korcula Town in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. July in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vela Przina Beach, Korcula Old City
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
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then make a trip to Pile Gate, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik. On the next day, take a stroll through Old Town and then step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Speed Boats Tours
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dubovica and Mlini Beach. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, look for gifts at Delicia Shop Hvar, take a stroll through Milna, and take some stellar pictures from Spanjola.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hvar visit planner .

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Hvar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, then walk around Marjan Park, and then explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Split day trip planner .

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Split can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): make a trip to Stone, take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum uja, then take in the waterfront at Supetar Bay, and then stroll through Sumartin Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bol trip maker .

Traveling by car from Split to Bol takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sumartin Beach, Supetar Bay, Stone
Highlights from your plan
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Scuba & Snorkeling

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