10 days in Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Shuttle:  14 h
1
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
2
Jelsa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Split
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  14 h
End: New York City

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lokrum Island and Sipan. Visit Sveti Jakov Beach and Beach Kupari for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominican Monastery, wander the streets of Old Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik travel planner.

New York City, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 15- hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of subway, train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from New York City to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jelsa.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Beach Kupari ©
Beach Kupari

2
nights
Jelsa

Jelsa ©
Jelsa is a town in Croatia, on the island of Hvar, the seat of the eponymous municipalityGeographyThe town of Jelsa is situated in a bay on the middle of the north coast of the island of Hvar. On the 5th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy, then learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery, and then kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Adventure Park Hvar Jelsa.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jelsa route planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dubrovnik to Jelsa. In October, daily temperatures in Jelsa can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Jelsa

Beaches Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Tomic Winery ©
Tomic Winery
Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy ©
Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy

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Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visiting Punta Rata Beach and Brela Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Putalj Winery and Tvrdic Honey. Take a break from Split with a short trip to Church Of St. Roch in Kastel Novi, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Pjaca, walk around Marjan Park, and admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Split holiday planner.

Drive from Jelsa to Split in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Split

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Brela, Church Of St. Roch, Tvrdic Honey
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Putalj Winery ©
Putalj Winery
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

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