14 days in Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

14 days in Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

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14 days in Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  11​h
1
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kotor side-trips: Skadar Lake National Park (in Podgorica) and Gradiste monastary (in Petrovac). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, step into the grandiose world of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, and steep yourself in history at Citadel.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip maker website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kotor is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Kotor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kotor, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Budva, Jaz Beach, Lake Skadar, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Gradiste monastary
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Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
Jaz Beach ©
Jaz Beach

3
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, take a stroll through Old Town, and take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Kotor in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dubrovnik: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Kayaking & Canoeing
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Go for a jaunt from Split to Hvar to see Dubovica about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and examine the collection at Froggyland.

To find out how to plan a trip to Split, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Dubovica Beach
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

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 12th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Prstavac, explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip maker website .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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