41 days in Croatia Itinerary

41 days in Croatia Itinerary

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41 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  10 h 45 min
1
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Bol, Brac Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Split
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Zadar
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  3 h 30 min
7
Rovinj
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Opatija
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Zagreb
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Cavtat Cemetery. Get in touch with nature at Island of Lokrum and Elaphiti Islands. Change things up with a short trip to Cavtat Seaside Promenade in Cavtat (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, take a stroll through Old Town, and take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Dubrovnik is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in May, with highs in Dubrovnik at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery

5
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
St. Mark's Cathedral and Korcula Town Walls will appeal to history buffs. Head to Vapor gallery and Coral Shop Irenafor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Korcula Town side-trips: Orebic (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Korta Katarina Winery). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Korcula Old City, head outdoors with Freestyle, stroll through Pupnatska Luca Beach, and examine the collection at Korcula Town Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Korcula Town trip itinerary website .

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Orebic, Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Speed Boats Tours and Ilirio's Hvar Tours. Spanjola and Franciscan Monastery will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hvar trip planner .

Getting from Korcula Town to Hvar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In May in Hvar, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Ilirio's Hvar Tours ©
Ilirio's Hvar Tours

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Museum of Oil and Supetar cemetery. Get some historical perspective at Dominican Monastery and Parish Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bol: Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin), Lovrecina Bay (in Postira) and The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip (in Skrip). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, see the interesting displays at Museum uja, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and do a tasting at Senjkovic Winery.

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Bol is very close to Hvar. May in Bol sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nerezisca, Skrip, Supetar cemetery, Parish Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Lovrecina Bay
Highlights from your plan
Museum uja ©
Museum uja
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)

5
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Galerija Mestrovic and Arheoloska Muzejska Zbirka. Do your shopping at Riva Harbor and Origin Croatian Cosmetics. Venture out of the city with trips to Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) (in Omis), Punta Rata Beach (in Brela) and Trogir (Speed Boats Tours & The St. Lawrence Cathedral). Spend the 31st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Split attractions planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bol to Split takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Split can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Omis, Trogir, Punta Rata Beach, Church Of St. Roch, Arheoloska Muzejska Zbirka
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Visit Simuni Beach and Jadro Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Ancient Glass and Solana Nin Salt Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Zadar: St. Jurja Church (in Rovanjska) and Paklenica National Park (in Starigrad-Paklenica). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Zadar Land City Gates, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zadar trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Split to Zadar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in June, plan for little chillier nights in Zadar, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nin, Simuni Beach, St. Jurja Church, Jadro Beach
Highlights from your plan
Simuni Beach ©
Simuni Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

4
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Atelier Sottomuro and Galerija Brek. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Port of Rovinj and Church of St. Euphemia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovinj: Pula (Amphitheatre de Pula & Scuba & Snorkeling), Dvigrad (in Kanfanar) and Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum (in Vodnjan). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, choose your vessel at Istra Nautika (Marina Funtana), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mulini Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Eufrazijeva Street.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovinj visit app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Zadar to Rovinj in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June in Rovinj, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Opatija.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Porec, Pula, Dvigrad, Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, Istra Nautika (Marina Funtana)
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dvigrad ©
Dvigrad
Main Street ©
Main Street

2
nights
Opatija

Opatija ©
You'll find Opatija dotted with exquisite villas from its days as a posh Viennese resort town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Trsat Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungo Mare, then wander the streets of Volosko, then admire the landmark architecture of The Angiolina Park - Villa Angiolina, and finally make a trip to Maiden With The Seagull. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Aura Distillery, wander the streets of The town of Hum, and then take a stroll through Kastav.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Opatija online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rovinj to Opatija in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovinj in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Opatija, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Opatija

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rijeka, The town of Hum, Aura Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Kastav ©
Kastav
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum

5
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Explore hidden gems such as Rastoke and The Lower Lakes. Get in touch with nature at Plitvice Lakes National Park and Veliki Slap. Spend the 15th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, take a stroll through Lower Town, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and admire the masterpieces at Croatian Museum of Naive Art.

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Traveling by car from Opatija to Zagreb takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Opatija in June, Zagreb is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Rastoke
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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