7 days in Croatia Itinerary

7 days in Croatia Itinerary

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7 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Zagreb
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h 45​min
5
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb day trip tool .

London, UK to Zagreb is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Zagreb is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Fun & Games Museums
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Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Split trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic) ©
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic)

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, then contemplate the long history of Spanjola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hvar holiday maker site .

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Hvar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

2
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.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Walls of Dubrovnik and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, and finally explore the galleries of Rector's Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip planner .

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. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

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