6 days in Split, Makarska & Hvar Itinerary

6 days in Split, Makarska & Hvar Itinerary

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6 days in Split, Makarska & Hvar Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16​h
1
Split
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Makarska
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hvar
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Vancouver

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch and then explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, then steep yourself in history at Fortress Starigrad (Fortica), and finally contemplate the long history of Fortress Mirabella (Peovica).

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Split day trip planning tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Split is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Split: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Makarska.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Omis, Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) ©
Fortress Starigrad (Fortica)

1
night
Makarska

Makarska ©
Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60km southeast of Split and 140km northwest of Dubrovnik. On the 16th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Muzej Riba i Rakova, take in the awesome beauty at Biokovo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Brela Beach, and finally stroll through Punta Rata Beach.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Makarska trip maker .

Traveling by bus from Split to Makarska takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Makarska sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Makarska

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Punta Rata Beach
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Muzej Riba i Rakova ©
Muzej Riba i Rakova
Biokovo ©
Biokovo

2
nights
Hvar

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mlini Beach, then contemplate the long history of Spanjola, and finally wander the streets of Milna. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Lawrence and then stroll through Dubovica.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Hvar trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Makarska to Hvar in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Church of St Lawrence
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Milna ©
Milna

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