46 days in Croatia Itinerary

46 days in Croatia Itinerary

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46 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: St. John's
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Split
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 4 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Orebic
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Bol, Brac Island
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Zadar
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
8
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
9
Zagreb
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Rovinj
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: St. John's

4
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore Split's surroundings by going to Etnoland (in Pakovo Selo) and Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten (in Primosten). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Palazzo di Diocleziano, make a trip to Gaspina mlinica, walk around Marjan Park, and contemplate the long history of Old Split.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Split day trip planning site .

St. John's, Canada to Split is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from St. John's to Split due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from St. John's in April, with highs in Split at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten, Etnoland, Gaspina mlinica
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, step off the mainland to explore Sveti Klement, stroll around Sumica Park, and kick back and relax at Island Galesnik.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vunetovo Craft Beer
Highlights from your plan
Island Galesnik ©
Island Galesnik
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Fort Napoljun - Napolean ©
Fort Napoljun - Napolean

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.
When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, get lost in a book at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning website .

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Orebic

Orebic ©
Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orebic: Blato Village (in Mljet Island) and Milos Winery (in Ston). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Sveti Ilija Mountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Gospe od Karmena, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Natura Antunovic, and do a tasting at Korta Katarina Winery.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Orebic trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Orebic in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Orebic

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Plaza Divna, Vino Spaleta, Matusko Winery, Blato Village, Milos Winery
Highlights from your plan
Sveti Ilija Mountain ©
Sveti Ilija Mountain
Korta Katarina Winery ©
Korta Katarina Winery
Vino Spaleta ©
Vino Spaleta

6
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Korcula Town: Vela Luka (Vela Spila & Vela Luka Marina) and Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato). There's still lots to do: get outside with Freestyle, admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower, walk around Kocje, and make a trip to Korcula Old City.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Korcula Town day trip website .

Getting from Orebic to Korcula Town by car takes about an hour. May in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Vela Luka, Lumbarda, Ethno Museum Barilo
Highlights from your plan
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Vela Luka Marina ©
Vela Luka Marina

4
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 out of town with these interesting Bol side-trips: Skrip (The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip, Museum uja, & more), Milna (Church of Our Lady of Annunciation & Marina Vlaska) and Kastil Gospodnetic Dol (in Postira). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Zoo Station Bol, make a trip to Jaksic Galerija, learn about winemaking at Senjkovic Winery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church complex.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bol driving holiday planner.

Getting from Korcula Town to Bol by car takes about 5.5 hours. In May in Bol, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Bol

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Skrip, Nerezisca, Milna, Parish church complex, Kastil Gospodnetic Dol
Highlights from your plan
Jaksic Gallery ©
Jaksic Gallery
Zoo Station Bol ©
Zoo Station Bol
Marina Vlaska ©
Marina Vlaska

5
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zadar: Starigrad-Paklenica (Paklenica National Park & Mountain Traveller Croatia), Konjicki Klub Vencel (in Biograd na Moru) and Pirate's Candy Ship (in Vodice). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), take in the views from Stone Bridge and the Old Gate, contemplate the waterfront views at Zrmanja, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zadar vacation planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Bol to Zadar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Bol in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zadar, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Starigrad-Paklenica, Pirate's Candy Ship, Stone Bridge and the Old Gate, Sokolarski Raptor Centre, Konjicki Klub Vencel
Highlights from your plan
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Paklenica National Park ©
Paklenica National Park
Zrmanja ©
Zrmanja

3
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Take a break from Plitvice Lakes National Park with a short trip to Velebit Nature Park in Gospic, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes, explore the activities along Malo Lake, and take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park planning site .

Take a bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip planner .

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

5
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Explore Rovinj's surroundings by going to Viewpoint Casanova (in Vrsar), Vina Radovan (in Radovani) and Porec (Porec Old Town, Euphrasius Basilica, & more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, have some family-friendly fun at Alpha Strike Laser Tag, make a trip to Port of Rovinj, and look for gifts at Aura Distillery.

You can plan Rovinj trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Rovinj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Porec, Vodnjan, Vrsar, Pula, Visnjan
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Old Town ©
Old Town

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