15 days in Croatia & Venice Itinerary

15 days in Croatia & Venice Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
2
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
3
Bol, Croatia
— 1 night
4
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
6
Pula, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take a stroll through Old Town, admire the striking features of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, and then contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik online trip maker.

Philadelphia, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Nature Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

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Hvar, Croatia

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica Beach, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Tvrdalj Castle, do a tasting at Tomic Winery, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Mlini Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Hvar are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Tvrdalj Castle, Tomic Winery
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), get to know the fascinating history of Golden horn from above, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bol trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Hvar to Bol in an hour. In May in Bol, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Scuba & Snorkeling
Golden horn from above ©
Golden horn from above

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 28th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Old Split, thendo a tasting at Putalj Winery, and then take a stroll through Kastel Gomilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Marjan Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, thenpause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally wander the streets of Riva Harbor.

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You can ride a ferry from Bol to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Split are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Putalj Winery ©
Putalj Winery
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Old Split ©
Old Split

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 30th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap and then explore the activities along The Upper Lakes.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park travel route app.

You can drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pula.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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The Upper Lakes
The Upper Lakes

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Pula, Croatia

It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): do a tasting at Andelini Winery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Of St Mary, thenexplore the striking landscape of National Park Brijuni, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fazana Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Dolija 08, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenexplore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, thencontemplate the long history of Kastel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Augustus.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pula trip tool.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Pula in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Pula can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Pula

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Andelini Winery, Basilica Of St Mary, Fazana Beach, National Park Brijuni
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
National Park Brijuni ©
National Park Brijuni

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Get outdoors at Canal Grande and Bagni Alberoni. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday planner.

Getting from Pula to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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