22 days in Croatia Itinerary

22 days in Croatia Itinerary

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22 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bol, Brac Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
4
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Zadar
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
7
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Popular historic sites such as Diocletian's Palace and Kliška tvrđava are in your itinerary. Relax by the water at Punta Rata Beach and Brela Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Trogir Historic Site (in Trogir) and Zipline (in Omis). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Old Split, explore the world behind art at Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, and look for gifts at Filigran Split.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Split vacation trip planner.

In July, daily temperatures in Split can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brela, Historic City of Trogir
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split

1
night
Bol, Brac Island

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 31st (Mon): examine the collection at Muzej Uja / Museum of Olive Oil, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora, and then stroll through Zlatni Rat Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bol itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Bol in an hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Split in July: highs in Bol hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Spanjola and Tvrdalj Castle. Visiting Pakleni Otoci and Dubovica will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Sveta Nedilja and admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hvar itinerary builder.

Hvar is very close to Bol. In August, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sveta Nedilja, Dubovica Beach, Tvrdalj Castle
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Church of St Nicholas. Visiting Island of Lokrum and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Gradske Zidine, get interesting insight from Seasafari Dubrovnik, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour Church, and make a trip to Dubrovnik Cable Car.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik vacation builder.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to fly to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Church of St Nicholas
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, indulge your taste buds at Dolac Market, take in panoramic vistas at Zagreb 360° - Zagreb Eye, then wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zagreb online itinerary creator.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in August since evenings lows in Zagreb dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Zadar.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

3
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Get some historical perspective at Morske Orgulje (Sea Organ) and The Church of the Holy Cross. You'll get in some beach time at Cigrada Beach and Jadro Beach. Step out of Zadar with an excursion to Podvrske Beach in Murter--about 1:15 hours away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, don't miss a visit to Zadar City Gate, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zadar itinerary planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Zadar by shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. While traveling from Zagreb, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Zadar, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Murter, Jadro Beach, The Church of the Holy Cross
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Scuba & Snorkeling
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 13th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park travel itinerary creator.

Drive from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

3
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Escape the urban bustle at Kamenjak National Park and Brist Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pula Arena and STARI GRAD. Get out of town with these interesting Rovinj side-trips: Porec (Semisubmarine-Porec & Porec Old Town). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Extra Virgin Olive Oil, contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Rovinj, and contemplate the long history of Monkodonja Hill Fort.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovinj itinerary maker.

Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Rovinj in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Porec, Kamenjak National Park, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Amphitheatre de Pula
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park

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