16 days in Sarajevo, Croatia & Venice Itinerary

16 days in Sarajevo, Croatia & Venice Itinerary

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
3
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 1 night
4
Makarska, Croatia
— 1 night
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
6
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights

4
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Get some cultural insight at Bascarsija and Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain). Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque and Katedrala Sarajevo will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Galerija 11/07/95, walk around Vrelo Bosne, don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, and go all around town with City Tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Sarajevo journey builder site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Sarajevo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Sarajevo due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Istanbul in August since evenings lows in Sarajevo dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Vrelo Bosne
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War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque ©
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): visit Cavtat Old Town, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Old Town and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

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Traveling by car from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sarajevo in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Dubrovnik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 14th (Wed), kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, thenkick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. August in Korcula Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Makarska.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Vela Przina Beach
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral

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Makarska, Croatia

Makarska ©
Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60km southeast of Split and 140km northwest of Dubrovnik. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sveti Marko, thenkick back and relax at Brela Beach, and then kick back and relax at Punta Rata Beach.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Makarska online trip builder.

Getting from Korcula Town to Makarska by combination of ferry and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. August in Makarska sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Makarska

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Brela
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Sveti Marko ©
Sveti Marko

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Mlini Beach and Dubovica Beach. Get some historical perspective at Spanjola and Franciscan Monastery. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Benedictine Monastery, kick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja, and do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip planner.

Getting from Makarska to Hvar by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Hvar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Sveta Nedilja, Tomic Winery
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Roko, thenlearn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kasuni Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Split Synagogue and then steep yourself in history at Old Split.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Hvar to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In August in Split, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

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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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.
On the 21st (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice vacation planning site.

Fly from Split to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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