8 days in Dubrovnik, Metkovic & Split Itinerary

8 days in Dubrovnik, Metkovic & Split Itinerary

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8 days in Dubrovnik, Metkovic & Split Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  3​h
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Metkovic
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Split
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Zagreb

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate War Photo Limited and Rector's Palace. Popular historic sites such as Walls of Dubrovnik and Vlaho Bukovac House are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, and see the interesting displays at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik vacation planner.

Zagreb to Dubrovnik is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dubrovnik when traveling from Zagreb in July, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Metkovic.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vlaho Bukovac House
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War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

1
night
Metkovic

Metkovic ©
Metković is a city in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia, located in the southeast of the country, on the banks of the river Neretva and on the border with Herzegovina.DemographicsThe total population of the city is 16,788 inhabitants, in the following settlements: Dubravica, population 90 Glušci, population 76 Metković, population 15,329 Prud, population 497 Vid, population 796 In the census of 2011, 96.8% of the population self-identified as Croats.HistoryThe city was first mentioned in a 1422 court document as a small farming town. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Natural History Museum in Metković, take an in-depth tour of Narona Archaeological Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Jama U Predolcu.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Metkovic attractions planning website .

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Metkovic takes 2 hours. While traveling from Dubrovnik, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Metkovic, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Split.

Things to do in Metkovic

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Narona Archaeological Museum
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 Natural History Museum in Metković ©
Narona Archaeological Museum ©
Narona Archaeological Museum
Jama U Predolcu ©
Jama U Predolcu

4
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Popular historic sites such as Diocletian's Palace and Historic City of Trogir are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Galerija Mestrovic and Froggyland. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Sibenik (Sokolarski Raptor Centre & Dalmatian Ethno Village), The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower (in Trogir) and Hvar (Franciscan Monastery & Spanjola). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, stroll around Marjan Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Split trip builder site .

Drive from Metkovic to Split in 2 hours. Traveling from Metkovic in July, Split is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Trogir, Sibenik, Hvar, Church Of St. Roch
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

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