9 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

9 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Dubrovnik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + train:  16​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): head off the coast to Island of Lokrum and then get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip planning site .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Dubrovnik is 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, with highs in Dubrovnik at 55°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore Korcula Town's surroundings by going to Orebic (Monastery of Our Lady of Andela & Korta Katarina Winery), Vino Spaleta (in Kuna Peljeska) and Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Revelin Tower, look for gifts at Dekora, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, and don't miss a visit to Velika Knezeva Kula.

Find out how to plan Korcula Town trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. December in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Orebic, Korcula Old City, Vino Spaleta, Ethno Museum Barilo, Lovric Winery
Highlights from your plan
Revelin Tower ©
Revelin Tower
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

1
night
Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, then take in the exciting artwork at Forko souvenir shop, then get great views at Spanjola, and finally don't miss a visit to Mekicevica.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hvar holiday site .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in December, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Forko souvenir shop ©
Forko souvenir shop

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 27th (Fri), make a trip to Gaspina mlinica, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Split visit planner.

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hvar in December, Split is little chillier at night with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gaspina mlinica
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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