46 days in Croatia Itinerary

46 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Rovinj
— 2 nights
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Opatija
— 2 nights
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Zagreb
— 5 nights
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Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
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Zadar
— 2 nights
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Betina, Murter Island
— 1 night
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Cavtat
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik
— 9 nights
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Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 4 nights
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Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
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Split
— 4 nights
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Hvar, Hvar Island
— 4 nights
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Sibenik
— 2 nights

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Rovinj

Rovinj ©

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 2nd (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Stancija Collis, steep yourself in history at Monkodonja Hill Fort, explore the world behind art at Galerija Brek, view the masterpieces at Atelier Sottomuro, then make a trip to Trevisol Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovinj tour itinerary planner.

Calgary, Canada to Rovinj is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in October, expect Rovinj to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Opatija.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monkodonja Hill Fort ©
Monkodonja Hill Fort
Main Street ©
Main Street
Mulini Beach ©
Mulini Beach

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 5th (Mon): stop by Kredenca Opatija, wander the streets of Volosko, get engrossed in the history at Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral, see the sky in a new way at Astronomical Centre Rijeka, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Jacob. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungo Mare, then take a stroll through Veprinac, then visit The town of Hum, and finally make a trip to Viale Glagolitico.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Opatija trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Rovinj to Opatija in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Opatija

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare

5
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get some cultural insight at Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) and Krapina Neanderthal Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Atelier Mestrovic and Zagreb City Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zagreb: Staro selo museum (in Kumrovec), Old Castle (Stari Grad) (in Varazdin) and Dvor Veliki Tabor (in Desinic). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Art Pavilion (Umjetnicki Paviljon), browse the eclectic array of goods at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, examine the collection at Tehnicki Muzej, and take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

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Drive from Opatija to Zagreb in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Opatija in October since evenings lows in Zagreb dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Krapina Neanderthal Museum ©
Krapina Neanderthal Museum
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Staro selo museum ©
Staro selo museum

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.
Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park and Sastavci will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Bear Sanctuary and Premuzic Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Velebit Association Kuterevo in Kuterevo (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Gradinsko Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, and take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac.

Before you visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Sastavci ©
Sastavci
Gradinsko Lake ©
Gradinsko Lake

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Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Chrysogonus Church, look for gifts at Natura Zara, see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art, then see the interesting displays at Archaeological Museum Zadar, then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and finally Head underground at Modric cave.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zadar trip itinerary site.

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Betina.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
St. Chrysogonus Church ©
St. Chrysogonus Church
Archaeological Museum Zadar ©
Archaeological Museum Zadar
Zadar Cathedral ©
Zadar Cathedral

1
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Betina, Murter Island

Betina ©
On the 17th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Muzej betinske drvene brodogradnje and then stroll through Beach Slanica.

Before you visit Betina, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zadar to Betina. October in Betina sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cavtat.

Things to do in Betina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
 Muzej betinske drvene brodogradnje ©
Muzej betinske drvene brodogradnje

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Cavtat

Cavtat ©
Easy to reach from Dubrovnik, the tiny coastal town of Cavtat is known for its Mediterranean vegetation, unspoiled waters, and diverse architecture.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Vlaho Bukovac House, hike along Footpath Cavtat - Radovcici, then wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, then make a trip to Cavtat Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at Skatulica. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church, stroll through Pasjaca Beach, see the interesting displays at Konavle County Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Ronald Brown Pathway, then take a leisurely stroll along Cavtat Seaside Promenade, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Nicholas.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cavtat online holiday builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Betina to Cavtat. Traveling from Betina in October, Cavtat is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Cavtat

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Church of St Nicholas
Church of St Nicholas

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Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Shop till you drop at The Cultural Historical Museum and Art Gallery TALIR. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Croatian War of Independence and War Photo Limited. Get out of town with these interesting Dubrovnik side-trips: Tvrđava Koruna (in Mali Ston), Ston (Ston Salt Works & Church, St. Nicholas) and St Stephens Church (in Sipanska Luka). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominican Monastery, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip planning website.

Dubrovnik is very close to Cavtat. In October, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fishing Charters & Tours
Srebreno Beach ©
Srebreno Beach

4
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Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Appreciate the collections at Bags by Kristina and Ethno Museum Barilo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mark's Cathedral and Korcula Town Walls. Venture out of the city with trips to Orebic (Sveti Ilija Mountain & Monastery of Our Lady of Andela), Zitna Beach (in Zavalatica) and Vela Spila (in Vela Luka). There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, and make a trip to Forteca.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town day trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the ferry ride to Bol.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bags by Kristina ©
Bags by Kristina
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
House of Marco Polo ©
House of Marco Polo

2
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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 2nd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Museum of Brac. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), get outside with Zoo Station Bol, then do a tasting at Stina, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Golden horn from above.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bol online trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Bol in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Museum uja ©
Museum uja
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Stina ©
Stina

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Split

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Do your shopping at City Center one Split and Split Gallery of Fine Arts. Step out of the city life by going to Punta Rata Beach and Off-Road Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Starigrad Fortress (in Omis) and Trogir (Historic City of Trogir, The City Hall - Duke's Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split, and get engrossed in the history at Split Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Split itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bol to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November in Split, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress

4
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Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©

Croatian St. Tropez

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 Dubovica Beach and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Spanjola and Church of St. Roch. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Benedictine Monastery, steep yourself in history at Stari Grad Culture Centre, and step off the mainland to explore Island Galesnik.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hvar tour planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Hvar are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sibenik.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

2
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Sibenik

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
On the 12th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Terrarium Sibenik and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Sokolarski Raptor Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa e Monastero di San Lorenzo, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, then admire the masterpieces at Sibenik City Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Gospe van Grada, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Carmel Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sibenik trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hvar to Sibenik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sibenik

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik
Crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja ©
Crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja
Chiesa e Monastero di San Lorenzo ©
Chiesa e Monastero di San Lorenzo

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