8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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8 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Spokane

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 2nd (Fri): admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll around Marjan Park, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and finally examine the collection at Froggyland.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Split trip itinerary builder tool .

Spokane, USA to Split is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Spokane to Split. Traveling from Spokane in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Split, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic
Froggyland ©
Froggyland
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get great views at Spanjola, head off the coast to Jerolim, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica Beach.

Make your Hvar itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Split to Hvar by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hvar are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Jerolim ©
Jerolim

3
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.
Visiting Island of Lokrum and Sveti Jakov Beach will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dubrovnik City Walls and Cavtat Old Town. Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Cemetery in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, and take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace.

Before you visit Dubrovnik, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 8th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Strossmayer Promenade, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and then see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Zagreb online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Zagreb, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Neighborhoods
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Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Zagreb 80's Museum ©
Zagreb 80's Museum

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