12 days in Croatia Itinerary

12 days in Croatia Itinerary

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12 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Split
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Diocletian's Palace and Historic City of Trogir. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galerija Mestrovic and Etnografski muzej Split. Step out of Split with an excursion to Fortress Mirabella (Peovica) in Omis--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Riva Harbor, kick back and relax at Bacvice Beach, hunt for treasures at Split Market, and contemplate the long history of Old Split.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Split online vacation planner .

New York City, USA to Split is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Split due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Fortress Mirabella (Peovica), Historic City of Trogir
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): wander the streets of Milna.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip planner .

Getting from Split to Hvar by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Hvar, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

1
night
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 23rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach, steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, then examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, and finally shop like a local with Bags by Kristina.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Hvar to Korcula Town in 5 hours. In August in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Beaches Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vela Przina Beach
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Bags by Kristina ©
Bags by Kristina

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take a stroll through Old Town and then head off the coast to Island of Lokrum. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, and finally take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

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