9 days in Croatia Itinerary

9 days in Croatia Itinerary

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9 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  17 h
1
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Split
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: San Diego

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 8th (Wed), take the plunge with a skydiving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then wander the streets of Lower Town.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zagreb online trip builder .

San Diego, USA to Zagreb is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Zagreb are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are a bit cooler (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lower Town
Lower Town

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Cavtat Seaside Promenade, then don't miss a visit to Cavtat Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Annunciation, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in July, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach

4
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Popular historic sites such as Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) and The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Milna and Etnografski muzej Split. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Dubovica (in Hvar), Omis (Omis and Cetina River & Omis Cetina Canyon) and Punta Rata Beach (in Brela). It doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Riva Harbor and don't miss a visit to Trogir Square.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Split online day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Split

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Omis, Trogir, Punta Rata Beach, Dubovica Beach
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Omis and Cetina River ©
Omis and Cetina River
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach

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