48 days in Croatia, Greece & Italy Itinerary

48 days in Croatia, Greece & Italy Itinerary

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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Akrotiri, Greece
— 2 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Elounda, Greece
— 1 night
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Tsilivi, Greece
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Delphi, Greece
— 2 nights
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 1 night
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights
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Vietri sul Mare, Italy
— 2 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Vis, Croatia
— 1 night
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Vela Luka, Croatia
— 1 night
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Pula, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panayia Tourliani, learn about winemaking at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, kick back and relax at Elia Beach, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally look for gifts at Mytho. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George, then kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and finally take a stroll through Little Venice.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town vacation planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Mykonos Town, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in Mykonos Town at 33°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©

Greek Pompeii

Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
On the 4th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, then take an in-depth tour of La Ponta, and finally do a tasting at Gaia Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Mesa Pigadia Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini, then look for all kinds of wild species at Experience Horse Riding, and finally do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri vacation planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. July in Akrotiri sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

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Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 6th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, do a tasting at Domaine Paterianakis, then do a tasting at Lyrarakis Winery, and finally do a tasting at Winery Stilianou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then explore the world behind art at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Heraklion day trip site.

Ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Elounda.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

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Elounda, Greece

Elounda ©
Long a sleepy fishing settlement on Crete's northern coastline, Elounda today serves as a major travel destination, drawing vacationers with a blend of unspoiled natural scenery and luxury resorts.
On the 8th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Spinalonga Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Virgin Mary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ieros Naos Agios Konstandinou kai Elenis.

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Getting from Heraklion to Elounda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Elounda can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Elounda

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ieros Naos Agios Konstandinou kai Elenis ©

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Tsilivi, Greece

Tsilivi ©
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at St Nicholas Beach, then kick back and relax at Porto Zoro Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Argassi Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Laganas Beach, examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, then visit a coastal fixture at Keri Lighthouse, and finally do a tasting at Grampsas Winery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tsilivi day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Elounda to Tsilivi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Elounda in July, you will find days in Tsilivi are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit cooler (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach
Laganas Beach ©
Laganas Beach
Keri Lighthouse
Keri Lighthouse

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Fortress Palamidi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Acropolis of Athens and Philopappos Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio), Mycenae (Archaeological Site Mycenae, Lion Gate, &more) and Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, stop by Plaka, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Athens planning app.

Fly from Tsilivi to Athens in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tsilivi in July since evenings lows in Athens dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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Delphi, Greece

Delphi
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Delphi, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, then take in the history at Hani of Gravia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosios Loukas.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Delphi day trip site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Delphi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, expect little chillier with lows of 23°C in Delphi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Delphi
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

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Kalambaka, Greece

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, don't miss a visit to Theopetra's Prehistoric Cave, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then make a trip to Meteora, and finally examine the collection at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kalambaka online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Kalambaka when traveling from Delphi in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)
Geological Formation Museum of Meteora ©
Geological Formation Museum of Meteora

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Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 20th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Eleftherios and Agia Anna Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon, then see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, and finally don't miss a visit to Spianada Square. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial of Corfu, steep yourself in history at Spilia's Gate, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, then examine the collection at Patounis Soap Factory, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint James and Saint Christopher, and finally explore the ancient world of Agios Iasonas Kai Sosipatros.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town travel route planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Corfu Town when traveling from Kalambaka in July, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon
Casa Parlante ©
Casa Parlante
Mon Repos Palace ©
Mon Repos Palace

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Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Forum Baths, delve into the distant past at Casa del Fauno, explore the ancient world of Terme del Foro, explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and finally delve into the distant past at Forum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, explore the ancient world of Casa del Poeta Tragico, delve into the distant past at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), then explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, then steep yourself in history at Lupanar, and finally explore the ancient world of Scavi di Stabia.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Pompeii journey website.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Pompeii takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Pompeii

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Casa del Fauno ©
Casa del Fauno
Forum ©
Forum
Scavi di Stabia ©
Scavi di Stabia

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Vietri sul Mare, Italy

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint Trofimena, contemplate the long history of Villa Romana e Antiquarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dell'Annunziata, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, and finally contemplate the long history of Santa Maria de Olearia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): look for gifts at Sol’Art Ceramiche, stroll through Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario dell'Avvocatella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria dell'Olmo.

Start your trip to Vietri sul Mare by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Vietri sul Mare is very close to Pompeii. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Vietri sul Mare when traveling from Pompeii in July, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Villa Romana e Antiquarium ©
Villa Romana e Antiquarium
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata
Basilica di Santa Maria dell'Olmo ©
Basilica di Santa Maria dell'Olmo

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, kick back and relax at Fornillo, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Positano vacation maker site.

Drive from Vietri sul Mare to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vietri sul Mare in July since evenings lows in Positano dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vis.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Vis, Croatia

Vis ©
On the 28th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Vis Walking Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zaglav Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stiniva Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Bavul art, Head underground at Green Cave, and then stroll through Srebrna Bay.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vis online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Positano to Vis. In July, daily temperatures in Vis can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Vis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Stiniva Cove ©
Stiniva Cove
Vis Walking Tours ©
Vis Walking Tours
Green Cave ©
Green Cave

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Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then examine the collection at Froggyland, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Split. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split, take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue, then pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally examine the collection at Live Museum Split.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Split route planner.

You can travel from Vis to Split in 3 hours. In July in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Side Trip

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Old Split ©
Old Split
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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Hvar, Croatia

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mekicevica Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of St Peter and the Dominican Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of St Stephen, and finally admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hvar tour planner.

Ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July in Hvar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Vela Luka.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Vela Luka, Croatia

Vela Luka ©
Vela Luka is a small town and a municipality in Dubrovnik-Neretva County in southern Dalmatia, Croatia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): walk around Kocje, then take an in-depth tour of Ethno Museum Barilo, and then look for gifts at Jerolim. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Otok Osjak and then step off the mainland to explore Proizd Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vela Luka travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Hvar to Vela Luka takes 5 hours. In August in Vela Luka, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Vela Luka

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island
Ethno Museum Barilo ©
Ethno Museum Barilo
Jerolim ©
Jerolim

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Mihovil, then explore the galleries of Vapor gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Korcula Old City. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Kula Svih Svetih, don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, then cast your line with a fishing tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vela Przina Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vela Luka to Korcula Town in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Sveti Mihovil ©
Sveti Mihovil
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress, contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then don't miss a visit to Love Stories Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Brsalje Street. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominican Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Annunciation, then contemplate the long history of St. John's Fortress, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik driving holiday planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pula.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Minceta Fortress ©
Minceta Fortress
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum

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Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Aquarium Pula, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, then explore the historical opulence of Kastel, and finally examine the collection at Museum Olei Histriae. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Augustus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery and Church of St. Francis, then explore the engaging exhibits at MEMO Museum Pula, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pula Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pula visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Pula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in August since evenings lows in Pula dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Temple Of Augustus ©
Temple Of Augustus
Pula Cathedral ©
Pula Cathedral

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Burgeti Lakes, take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, take in the dramatic scenery at Great Cascades, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Milino, then admire the sheer force of Slapovi Milke Trnine, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 14th (Sat), examine the collection at Croatian State Archives, then enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum in Zagreb. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic, then examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally take in the exciting artwork at Image of War - War Photography Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb tour itinerary maker.

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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