11 days in Croatia Itinerary

11 days in Croatia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Croatia travel route builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Pula
1
Pula
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Crni Lug
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
End: Dubrovnik

1
night
Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Augustus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery and Church of St. Francis, and then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pula road trip planning website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Pula Airport, Zadar Airport and Zagreb Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Crni Lug.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Temple Of Augustus ©
Temple Of Augustus

2
nights
Crni Lug

Crni Lug ©
Crni Lug is a Croatian village situated in Delnice municipality, Gorski Kotar District, it has a population of 250.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crni Lug and National Park Risnjak. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crni Lug and National Park Risnjak.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Crni Lug trip maker site .

Pula to Crni Lug is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Pula.

Things to do in Crni Lug

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
 Risnjak National Park ©
Risnjak National Park

2
nights
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 14th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mali Buk, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip builder .

You can drive from Crni Lug to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Dvorac Bosilje/ Stari grad Bosiljevo, Rastoke
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Mali Buk ©
Mali Buk
Rastoke ©
Rastoke

2
nights
Zadar

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 16th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Chrysogonus Church. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jadro Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

Start your trip to Zadar by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Jadro Beach, The Church of the Holy Cross
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, and then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Split trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in June, Split is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town and then delve into the distant past at Walls of Dubrovnik. On your second day here, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominican Monastery.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip planner .

Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Dominican Monastery ©
Dominican Monastery

Similar Plans

15 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Pula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Pula BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Pula SEE PLAN April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Pula BY A USER FROM GERMANY February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Pula BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Pula BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, outdoors, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, outdoors, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans