12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Split
1
Split
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Trogir
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Pula
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Split

5
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Saint Domnius and Old Split. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Diocletian's Palace and Galerija Mestrovic. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Hvar (Franciscan Monastery & Dubovica). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, steep yourself in history at Kliška tvrđava, see the interesting displays at Froggyland, and learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery.

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If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major airports are Split Airport, Zadar Airport and Dubrovnik Airport. August in Split sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Trogir.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Franciscan Monastery, Dubovica Beach
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Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Old Split ©
Old Split

2
nights
Trogir

Trogir ©
A small Dalmatian town dating back to the Hellenistic period, Trogir represents a melting pot of Greek, Roman, and Venetian influences.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at St. Michael's Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, then contemplate the long history of Historic City of Trogir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower.

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You can drive from Split to Trogir in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Trogir can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Trogir

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sibenik, Krka National Park
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Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at The Lower Lakes, then identify plant and animal life at Rastoke, and then make a trip to Baraceve Spilje.

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You can drive from Trogir to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pula.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes

2
nights
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.
Amphitheatre de Pula and National Park Brijuni (Nacionalni Park Brijuni) will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Tito's Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Fazana Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Pula, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Augustus.

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You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Pula in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Pula are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Pula

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Fazana Beach, National Park Brijuni (Nacionalni Park Brijuni)
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Temple Of Augustus ©
Temple Of Augustus

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