8 days in Venice & Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Venice & Croatia Itinerary

Millie Szczerkowska

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Route & dates

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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
2
Pula, Croatia
— 2 nights
3
Krk Island, Croatia
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 1 night

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice travel route planner.

Bristol, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pula.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi, see the vivid underwater world at Tito's Park, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery and Church of St. Francis, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Olei Histriae. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): kick back and relax at Fazana Beach, stroll the grounds of Naval Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Penizule Beach, and finally stop by Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pula online road trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Pula in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Pula can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Krk Island.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fazana Beach, Wine and Souvenir Shop Terraneo, Penizule Beach
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Tito's Park ©
Tito's Park
Naval Cemetery ©
Naval Cemetery

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Krk Island, Croatia

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Baska and then explore the activities along Oprna Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat, then take a stroll through Kastav, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrala Sv. Jakova.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Krk Island day trip app.

Getting from Pula to Krk Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Krk Island are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Krk Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Rijeka, Katedrala Sv. Jakova
Highlights from your plan
Baska ©
Baska
Oprna Bay ©
Oprna Bay
Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Krk Island to Venice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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