10 days in Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Rovinj
— 1 night
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Rijeka
— 1 night
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Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
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Zadar
— 2 nights
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Split
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik
— 2 nights

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Rovinj

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 20th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street and then learn about winemaking at Stancija Collis.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovinj online road trip planner.

London, UK to Rovinj is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and shuttle; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rovinj due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Rovinj at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rijeka.

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Beach
Mulini Beach
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Winery / Vineyard
Stancija Collis
4.5

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Rijeka

Rijeka ©
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). On the 22nd (Sun), see the interesting displays at St. Vitus Cathedral, stop by Veprinac, kick back and relax at Slatina Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Tunelri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plaza Glavanovo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sablicevo.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rijeka trip builder site.

You can drive from Rovinj to Rijeka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rijeka are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Beach
Sablicevo
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Neighborhood
Veprinac
4.2

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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 23rd (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, then contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, then explore the striking landscape of Le Parc National de Plitvice, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rijeka to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Zadar.

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Parks · Nature
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Waterfall
Pevalekovi Slapovi
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Geologic Formation
Veliki Prstavac
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Water Body
Gavanovac Lake
5.0

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Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Narodni trg u Zadru, then stroll through Kolovare Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Jadro Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bosana Beach Pag, then explore the activities along Zrmanja, and finally Head underground at Modric Cave.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zadar travel route tool.

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Split.

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Cave
Modric Cave
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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
4.8

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Split

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 26th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Split Archaeological Museum, learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then kick back and relax at Bacvice Beach, and finally make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic). Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, don't miss a visit to Pjaca, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, explore the activities along Omis and Cetina River, then take in breathtaking views at Omis Cetina Canyon, and finally contemplate the long history of Starigrad Fortress.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Split trip website.

You can drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zadar in September since evenings lows in Split dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

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Must see
Zipline
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Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

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 28th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Vlaho Bukovac House, step off the mainland to explore Kolocep Island, then identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. On the next day, stroll through Srebreno Beach, then kick back and relax at Beach Kupari, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

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Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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