14 days in Croatia Itinerary

14 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
3
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
4
Orebic
— 1 night
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
6
Porec
— 4 nights

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Attractions like Room Escape Games and St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, have some family-friendly fun at Sensperience, see the sky in a new way at Zagreb Observatory, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Maksimir.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zagreb tour itinerary planning site.

San Francisco, USA to Zagreb is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Zagreb due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in December, with highs in Zagreb at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
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Maksimir ©
Maksimir
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), look for gifts at Delicia Shop Hvar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mlini Beach, and then look and learn at Fort Napoljun - Napolean. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Hvar takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, Hvar is a bit warmer than Zagreb - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Fort Napoljun - Napolean ©
Fort Napoljun - Napolean

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): head off the coast to Lokrum Island and then wander the streets of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): stroll through Srebreno Beach, thenmake a trip to Pile Gate, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik online route planner.

Ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Srebreno Beach
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Orebic

Orebic
Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): do a tasting at Vino Spaleta, thenadmire the striking features of Monastery of Our Lady of Andela, thenstroll through Plaza Divna, and finally sample the fine beverages at Natura Antunovic.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Orebic trip planning website.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Orebic in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Orebic can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Orebic

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Vino Spaleta, Plaza Divna
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Monastery of Our Lady of Andela
Monastery of Our Lady of Andela
Natura Antunovic ©
Natura Antunovic
Vino Spaleta ©
Vino Spaleta

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night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Veliki Prstavac, thenexplore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, and finally explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Orebic to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Porec.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac

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Porec

Porec ©
With a scenic location along the Adriatic Sea and a basilica listed as a World Heritage Site, the ancient town of Porec represents the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Aquarium Pula and Grad Porec. Venture out of the city with trips to Pazin Cave (in Pazin) and MEMO Museum Pula (in Pula). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, stroll through Pinesta Beach, kick back and relax at Plava Laguna, and join the crowd at MOTODROM Porec.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Porec day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Porec takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porec

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pula, Pazin Cave, Visnjan Observatory, Pinesta Beach
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Pinesta Beach ©
Pinesta Beach
Aquarium Pula ©
Aquarium Pula
Euphrasius Basilica ©
Euphrasius Basilica

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