10 days in Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Croatia Itinerary

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10 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Zadar
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Berlin

2
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.
On the 1st (Tue), head off the coast to Island of Lokrum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take a stroll through Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, and then contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik tour itinerary site .

Berlin, Germany to Dubrovnik is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubovica, get great views at Spanjola, and then admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hvar trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

2
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Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and then explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: stop by Filigran Split, then contemplate the long history of Old Split, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Split are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 8th (Tue), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Paseo Maritimo, don't miss a visit to Zadar Land City Gates, then make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), and finally steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zadar sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zadar, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

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Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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You can take a bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zagreb day trip planning website .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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