60 days in Croatia Itinerary

60 days in Croatia Itinerary

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60 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  30​h
1
Zagreb
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Opatija
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rovinj
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Krk Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Zadar
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Split
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Dubrovnik
— 10 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Auckland

7
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
You'll explore and learn at Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) and Krapina Neanderthal Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mirogoj Cemetery. Step out of Zagreb with an excursion to Old Castle (Stari Grad) in Varazdin--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum and Andautonia Archaeological Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata).

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zagreb vacation planning website .

Auckland, New Zealand to Zagreb is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -11 hour difference. Traveling from Auckland in May, you will find days in Zagreb are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are little chillier (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Opatija.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan), Old Castle (Stari Grad), Krapina Neanderthal Museum
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Krapina Neanderthal Museum ©
Krapina Neanderthal Museum

3
nights
Opatija

Opatija ©
You'll find Opatija dotted with exquisite villas from its days as a posh Viennese resort town.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lungo Mare and The town of Hum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Trsat Castle and Korzo. Venture out of the city with trips to Crkva sv. Jurja mucenika (in Rijeka) and Buzet (Aura Distillery & Food Tours). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Volosko, admire the landmark architecture of Mrtvi kanal i Palaca Adamic, take an in-depth tour of Croatian Museum of Tourism, and don't miss a visit to Maiden With The Seagull.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Opatija trip planner.

You can drive from Zagreb to Opatija in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zagreb in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Opatija, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Opatija

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rijeka, Buzet, The town of Hum
Highlights from your plan
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare
Volosko ©
Volosko
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle

5
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Visit Church of St. Euphemia and Main Street for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Mulini Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovinj: Arco dei Sergi (in Pula), Kozlovic Winery (in Momjan) and Porec (Euphrasius Basilica & Jama - Grotta Baredine). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, indulge your taste buds at Latus Dairy, walk around Punta Corrente, and learn about winemaking at Stancija Collis.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovinj trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Opatija to Rovinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Opatija in May since evenings lows in Rovinj dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Krk Island.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pula, Porec, Motovun, Groznjan Hilltop village of artists, Istria, Croatia, Latus Dairy
Highlights from your plan
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia
Euphrasius Basilica ©
Euphrasius Basilica

5
nights
Krk Island

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Stara Baska (Old Baska) and Magneli Beach. Visit Oprna Bay and Orlec Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Krk Island: Nehaj Castle (in Senj), Mali Bok (in Cres) and Northern Velebit National Park (in Krasno Polje). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Baska, don't miss a visit to Vrbnik, head off the coast to Košljun, and step into the grandiose world of Frankopan Castle.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Krk Island trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rovinj to Krk Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rovinj in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Krk Island, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Krk Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cres Island, Nehaj Castle, Northern Velebit National Park
Highlights from your plan
Stara Baska (Old Baska) ©
Stara Baska (Old Baska)
Baska ©
Baska
Oprna Bay ©
Oprna Bay

5
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Popular historic sites such as Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla and Sokolac Castle are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Rastoke and The Lower Lakes. Explore Plitvice Lakes National Park's surroundings by going to Lika River (in Gospic), Prva Draga Beach (in Senj) and Kuterevo (Velebit Association Kuterevo & Bear Sanctuary). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, Head underground at Barac Caves, explore the activities along Gradinsko Lake, and take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Krk Island to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuterevo, Prva Draga Beach, Sokolac Castle, Rastoke, Lika River
Highlights from your plan
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

5
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of St. Donat and Narodni trg u Zadru. Let the collections at Archaeological Museum Zadar and Museum of Ancient Glass capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Zadar: Simuni Beach (in Simuni), Paklenica National Park (in Starigrad-Paklenica) and Parish Church (in Zaton). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Zadar Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take a memorable tour with Tours, and delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zadar day trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Paklenica National Park, Stone Bridge and the Old Gate, Parish Church, Simuni Beach
Highlights from your plan
Paklenica National Park ©
Paklenica National Park
Simuni Beach ©
Simuni Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower and Riva Harbor. Galerija Mestrovic and Etnografski muzej Split will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Primosten (Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten & Velika Raduca Beach), Trogir (Kairos Collection, Speed Boats Tours, & more) and Brela (Brela Beach & Punta Rata Beach). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and get engrossed in the history at Split Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Split day trip planning app .

Drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in June, Split is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trogir, Brela, Primosten
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Brela Beach ©
Brela Beach

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dubovica and Milna. Visit Franciscan Monastery and Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy for their historical value. Step out of Hvar with an excursion to Perna Inlet in Sucuraj--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Mlini Beach, step into the grandiose world of Tvrdalj Castle, view the masterpieces at Forko souvenir shop, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hvar trip maker app .

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Perna Inlet, Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Mlini Beach ©
Mlini Beach
Milna ©
Milna

5
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Korcula Town Museum and Ethno Museum Barilo will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at St. Mark's Cathedral and Kula Svih Svetih. Step out of Korcula Town to go to Vela Luka and see Proizd Island, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, and walk around Kocje.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town road trip planning website .

You can drive from Hvar to Korcula Town in 5 hours. June in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Lumbarda, Ethno Museum Barilo, Proizd Island
Highlights from your plan
Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

10
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fort Lovrijenac and Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Explore hidden gems such as Lapad and War Photo Limited. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubrovnik: Srebreno Beach (in Srebreno), Cavtat (Vlaho Bukovac House, Cavtat Seaside Promenade, & more) and Stonske zidine - Ulaz (in Ston). There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, contemplate the long history of Fort Bokar, take an in-depth tour of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and make a trip to Brsalje Street.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip maker tool .

Getting from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik by car takes about 3 hours. In June in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavtat, Stonske zidine - Ulaz, Srebreno Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lapad ©
Lapad
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery

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