32 days in Croatia Itinerary

32 days in Croatia Itinerary

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32 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  5​h
1
Split
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 4 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Zadar
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h
6
Krk Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Rovinj
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Zurich

6
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore hidden gems such as Punta Rata Beach and River Rafting & Tubing. Venture out of the city with trips to Brela Beach (in Brela), Trogir (Trogir Square, The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, & more) and Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten (in Primosten). Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, appreciate the history behind Grgur Ninski Statue, and explore the stunning scenery at Omis Cetina Canyon.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Split is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Split is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Omis, Trogir, Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten, Punta Rata Beach
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Omis and Cetina River ©
Omis and Cetina River
Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) ©
Fortress Starigrad (Fortica)

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mlini Beach and Jerolim Island. Kids will enjoy Dubovica and Milna. Take a break from Hvar with a short trip to Tomic Winery in Jelsa, about 40 minutes away. On the 17th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip itinerary tool .

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Tomic Winery
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Milna ©
Milna
Speed Boats Tours

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Sveti Jakov Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubrovnik: Stonske zidine - Ulaz (in Ston), Cavtat (Church of Our Lady of the Snow, Cavtat Cemetery, & more) and Your black horizon Art Pavilion (in Lopud). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, head off the coast to Kolocep Island, wander the streets of Lapad, and take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dubrovnik trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cavtat, Stonske zidine - Ulaz, Your black horizon Art Pavilion
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Elafiti Islands ©
Elafiti Islands
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Korcula Old City. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pupnatska Luca Beach and Vela Przina Beach. Step out of Korcula Town with an excursion to Proizd Island in Vela Luka--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, steep yourself in history at Revelin Tower, and stop by Coral Shop Irena.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Korcula Town trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vela Przina Beach, Korcula Old City, Proizd Island
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

5
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Simuni Beach and Speed Boats Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Paklenica National Park (in Starigrad-Paklenica) and Rucica Beach (in Novalja). On the 2nd (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Paseo Maritimo, explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and take in the views from Stone Bridge and the Old Gate.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Zadar sightseeing tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Korcula Town to Zadar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zadar when traveling from Korcula Town in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Krk Island.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Parks Transportation

Side Trips

Nin, Rucica Beach, Simuni Beach, Paklenica National Park
Highlights from your plan
Simuni Beach ©
Simuni Beach
Speed Boats Tours
Rucica Beach ©
Rucica Beach

3
nights
Krk Island

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stara Baska (Old Baska) and Lungo Mare. Change things up with these side-trips from Krk Island: Trsat Castle (in Rijeka), Opatija (The Angiolina Park - Villa Angiolina, Volosko, & more) and Nehaj Castle (in Senj). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Vrbnik and explore the historical opulence of Frankopan Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Krk Island trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Zadar to Krk Island in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zadar in August since evenings lows in Krk Island dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Krk Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Opatija, Trsat Castle, Nehaj Castle
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Stara Baska (Old Baska) ©
Stara Baska (Old Baska)
Vrbnik ©
Vrbnik
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Punta Corrente and Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Venture out of the city with trips to Porec (Jama - Grotta Baredine & Euphrasius Basilica), Arco dei Sergi (in Pula) and Hilltop Walled Ancient City of Motovun (in Motovun). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, make a trip to Groznjan Hilltop village of artists, Istria, Croatia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, and take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Togy.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovinj online day trip planner .

Drive from Krk Island to Rovinj in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Krk Island in August since evenings lows in Rovinj dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Porec, Groznjan, Hilltop Walled Ancient City of Motovun, Arco dei Sergi, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Jama - Grotta Baredine ©
Jama - Grotta Baredine
Main Street ©
Main Street

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