8 days in Croatian Coast & Plitvice Lakes National Park Itinerary

8 days in Croatian Coast & Plitvice Lakes National Park Itinerary

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Fly
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Split
Drive
2
Stari Grad, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Sibenik
— 1 night
Drive
4
Krka National Park
— 1 day
Drive
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive
6
Novigrad
— 1 night
Drive
7
Split
Drive
8
Vis, Island of Vis
— 2 nights
Drive
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Split

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Split

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bacvice Beach.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Split day trip planning tool.

Paris, France to Split is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Split at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stari Grad.

Things to do in Split

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Stari Grad, Hvar Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Tvrdalj Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Pokonji Dol Beach, then learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery, then make a trip to Church of St. Stephen, and finally don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Plain.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stari Grad journey planner.

Drive from Split to Stari Grad in 1.5 hours. August in Stari Grad sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sibenik.

Things to do in Stari Grad

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sibenik

— 1 night
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sibenik online trip builder.

You can drive from Stari Grad to Sibenik in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sibenik are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll set off for Krka National Park on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Sibenik

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Krka National Park

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Visovac Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Roski Slap, and then do a tasting at Bibich Winery.

Discover how to plan a Krka National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Sibenik to Krka National Park in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Krka National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Wineries · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park

— 1 night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from Krka National Park to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Novigrad.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Novigrad

— 1 night
For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Novigrad trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Novigrad takes 2 hours. In August in Novigrad, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll set off for Split on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Novigrad

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure

Split

Sportiest City in the World

On the 31st (Fri), appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Split trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Novigrad to Split by car takes about 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Split when traveling from Novigrad in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vis.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites

Vis, Island of Vis

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Srebrna Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stiniva Cove, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hum.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Vis tour planner.

Getting from Split to Vis by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Vis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Vis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Split

Sportiest City in the World

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Split trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vis to Split in 3 hours. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Split

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife