8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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8 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  5​h 15​min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
3
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 25th (Fri), enjoy some diversion at Jarun Lake, make a trip to St. Mark's Square, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zagreb online route planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zagreb is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in May, expect Zagreb to be colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Jarun Lake
Jarun Lake

2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Kayak & SUP Hvar. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Kayak & SUP Hvar, then don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Plain, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hvar trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Zagreb to Hvar by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zagreb in May since evenings lows in Hvar dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Stari Grad Plain
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Kayak & SUP Hvar ©
Kayak & SUP Hvar
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Stradun and then wander the streets of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Island of Lokrum and then identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik driving holiday 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 June in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Trsteno Arboretum, Cavtat Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

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