8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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8 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  9​h
1
Dubrovnik
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Korcula Town
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Hvar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
6
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Porto

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Gradske Zidine, don't miss a visit to Onophrian Fountain, contemplate the long history of Stradun, then step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

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Porto, Portugal to Dubrovnik is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Dubrovnik. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto in June; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
Stradun ©
Stradun

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night
Korcula Town

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih, enjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Przina Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Korcula Town trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In June in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

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Vela Przina Beach
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
Kula Svih Svetih ©
Kula Svih Svetih

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.
On the 18th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on HvarBoats and then get great views at Spanjola. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John, and then stroll through Dubovica.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar journey tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. June in Hvar sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

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Side Trip

Church of St John
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja

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night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 20th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, appreciate the history behind Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and then get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Split trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Hvar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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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 21st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park route builder app .

You can drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
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Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Zagreb sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

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