8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Dubrovnik
— 1 night
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Split
— 2 nights
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Zadar
— 1 night
4
Rijeka
— 1 night
5
Pula
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, get lost in a book at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, then take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik route planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Dubrovnik is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, things will get colder in Dubrovnik: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited
The Franciscan Church and Monastery ©
The Franciscan Church and Monastery

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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.
On the 31st (Fri), see Off-Road Tours, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Break Time. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, then take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Split day trip app.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. December in Split sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Off-Road Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

1
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Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 2nd (Sun), make a trip to The Forum, make a trip to Greeting to the Sun - Il Saluto al Sole, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then don't miss a visit to Zadar Land City Gates, then take in the local highlights with Zadar Walking Tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zadar Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zadar day trip site.

Traveling by car from Split to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zadar, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rijeka.

Things to do in Zadar

Highlights from your plan
Zadar Walking Tour ©
Zadar Walking Tour
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Greeting to the Sun - Il Saluto al Sole ©
Greeting to the Sun - Il Saluto al Sole

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Rijeka

Rijeka ©
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrala Sv. Jakova, get to know the fascinating history of Lungo Mare, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Jacob, then see the interesting displays at Peek & Poke Computer Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Room Escape Rijeka by Fox In A Box.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rijeka road trip planning website.

You can drive from Zadar to Rijeka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rijeka, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pula.

Things to do in Rijeka

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare
Room Escape Rijeka by Fox In A Box ©
Room Escape Rijeka by Fox In A Box
Peek & Poke Computer Museum ©
Peek & Poke Computer Museum

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Pula

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.
On the 4th (Tue), indulge your taste buds at Krug Travel, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and then relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Plan my trip to Pula with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Rijeka to Pula in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rijeka in January since evenings lows in Pula dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil ©

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