10 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

10 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

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10 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Zagreb, Croatia
1
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
2
Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 day
+3
bus + foot + shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Zagreb, Croatia


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2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Segway City Tour Zagreb, Zagreb Cathedral, Tkalciceva, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zagreb Cathedral, then make a trip to Tkalciceva, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Segway City Tour Zagreb. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan), get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, then see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka).

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip itinerary maker .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Zagreb Airport. In October, daytime highs in Zagreb are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
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Segway City Tour Zagreb ©
Segway City Tour Zagreb
River Rafting & Tubing
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)

2
nights
Zadar, Croatia

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Northern Velebit National Park. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art, then delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Chrysogonus Church, then explore the fascinating underground world of Modric Cave (Modric Spilja), and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Northern Velebit National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zadar travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Zadar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zagreb in October: highs in Zadar hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Modric Cave (Modric Spilja), Northern Velebit National Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

3
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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 18th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, then make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Zrmanja. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Omis Cetina Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Omis and Cetina River, identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Roko, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Split travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Split, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Omis, Zrmanja, Church Of St. Roch
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Omis Cetina Canyon ©
Omis Cetina Canyon
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

2
nights
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 20th (Sun), steep yourself in history at St. John's Fortress, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominican Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Vlaho Bukovac House, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, take a stroll through Cavtat Old Town, stroll the grounds of Cavtat Cemetery, then stroll through Sveti Jakov Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik route builder website .

Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery

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day
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 22nd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, then take a memorable drive along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen, then identify plant and animal life at Tivat Solila, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotor visit planner .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in October, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Kotor. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Nikola Church, Tivat Solila
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St. Nikola Church ©
St. Nikola Church
Maritime Museum ©
Maritime Museum

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