9 days in Croatia Itinerary

9 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Fly
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Ferry
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Stari Grad, Taxi to Hvar
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Split, Bus to Omis
4
Omis
— 1 night
Drive
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive
6
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly

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Dubrovnik

Pearl of the Adriatic

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 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Dominican Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress, and finally steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dubrovnik Beer Company, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Croatian War of Independence, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, then stroll the grounds of Cavtat Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Vlaho Bukovac House.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip planning app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Dubrovnik is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in October, expect nights in Dubrovnik to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Must see
Cavtat Cemetery
4.7

1
night
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kula Svih Svetih, stroll through Pupnatska Luca Beach, look for gifts at Dekora . Korcula, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Korcula Town driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Vapor gallery ©
Art Gallery
Vapor gallery
4.3
Kula Svih Svetih ©
Historic Walking Area
Kula Svih Svetih
4.4

1
night
Hvar, Hvar Island

Croatian St. Tropez

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.
On the 14th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Jerolim, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica Beach.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hvar online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Hvar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Omis.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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Franciscan Monastery ©
Architectural Building
Franciscan Monastery
4.3

1
night
Omis

Omiš is a town and port in the Dalmatia region of Croatia, and is a municipality in the Split-Dalmatia County. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Brela Beach, kick back and relax at Punta Rata Beach, take in breathtaking views at Omis Cetina Canyon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Omis and Cetina River, and finally step into the grandiose world of Starigrad Fortress.

Planning Omis trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Hvar to Omis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Omis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes, explore the activities along Gradinsko Lake, then admire the sheer force of Sastavci, then take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac, and finally admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Omis to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Sastavci ©
Must see
Sastavci
4.9
The Lower Lakes ©
Waterfall
The Lower Lakes
4.8
Veliki Slap
Waterfall
Veliki Slap
4.7

2
nights
Zagreb

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 17th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then take a stroll through Lower Town, and then explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata).

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

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