9 days in Croatia Itinerary

9 days in Croatia Itinerary

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9 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Rovinj
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Zadar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

2
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of St. Thomas the Apostle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Trsat Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Lungo Mare, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovinj online trip planner .

London, UK to Rovinj is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Rovinj is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porec, Trsat Castle, Lungo Mare, Amphitheatre de Pula
Highlights from your plan
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Main Street ©
Main Street
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula

1
night
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, and then steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zadar trip maker website .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Rovinj to Zadar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Split journey planner .

Drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Split. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic
River Rafting & Tubing
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

1
night
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to Kula Svih Svetih, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then make a trip to Korcula Old City, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Korcula Town trip planning tool .

You can drive from Split to Korcula Town in 4.5 hours. October in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Korcula Old City
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
House of Marco Polo ©
House of Marco Polo
Kula Svih Svetih ©
Kula Svih Svetih

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Lovrijenac and Kayaking & Canoeing. Museum-lovers will appreciate War Photo Limited and Franciscan Monastery. Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Cavtat and see Cavtat Cemetery, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Lapad, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, take a stroll through Old Town, and contemplate the long history of Walls of Dubrovnik.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. October in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery

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