8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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8 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Donji Humac, Brac Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Budapest

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town and then delve into the distant past at Gradske Zidine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, make a trip to Dubrovnik Cable Car, then look for gifts at Gift and Art Shop Medusa, then stop by Kokula Art & Craft Shop, and finally contemplate the long history of Stradun.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik vacation planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Dubrovnik is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zurich in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Dubrovnik: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

1
night
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Vapor gallery, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and finally stop by Coral Shop Irena.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town vacation builder.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Dubrovnik in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Korcula Town, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Korcula Old City
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Coral Shop Irena ©
Coral Shop Irena
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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 29th (Sat): admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, then head outdoors with Milna, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hvar vacation trip planner.

Getting from Korcula Town to Hvar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Donji Humac.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Milna ©
Milna
Zavala ©
Zavala

2
nights
Donji Humac, Brac Island

Donji Humac ©
Donji Humac is one of the oldest settlements on the Croatian island of Brač, located on an inland hill. To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Donji Humac travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hvar to Donji Humac takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hvar in July: highs in Donji Humac hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Donji Humac

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bol, Senjkovic Winery
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)

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