15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Zagreb
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Opatija
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rovinj
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
4
Zadar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Vela Luka
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Ston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Ottawa

1
night
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Zagreb City Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Museum and Andautonia Archaeological Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art Pavilion (Umjetnicki Paviljon).

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip itinerary maker app .

Ottawa, Canada to Zagreb is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Ottawa to Zagreb, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Opatija.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb
Atelier Mestrovic ©
Atelier Mestrovic
Art Pavilion (Umjetnicki Paviljon) ©

2
nights
Opatija

Opatija ©
You'll find Opatija dotted with exquisite villas from its days as a posh Viennese resort town.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Soline Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral, contemplate the long history of Our Lady of Trsat's Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Monty's Dog Beach and Bar.

Discover how to plan a Opatija trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Zagreb to Opatija by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zagreb in June since evenings lows in Opatija dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Opatija

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rijeka, Soline Bay, Monty's Dog Beach and Bar
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Soline Bay ©
Soline Bay
Monty's Dog Beach and Bar ©
Monty's Dog Beach and Bar
Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat

1
night
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Porec Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, then get to know the fascinating history of Main Street, and finally wander the streets of STARI GRAD. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, kick back and relax at Fazana Beach, and then make a trip to Port of Rovinj.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovinj tour app .

Traveling by car from Opatija to Rovinj takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Opatija in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rovinj, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Porec, Fazana Beach, Amphitheatre de Pula
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Main Street ©
Main Street
Old Town ©
Old Town
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula

1
night
Zadar

Zadar
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zadar route planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Rovinj to Zadar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. June in Zadar sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off toSplit.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Tours Parks
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3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Step off the beaten path and head to Brela Beach and Galerija Mestrovic. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Diocletian's Palace and Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre. Change things up with these side-trips from Split: Punta Rata Beach (in Brela) and Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) (in Omis). Next up on the itinerary: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and steep yourself in history at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Split travel route app .

Getting from Zadar to Split by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Split, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Vela Luka.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Brela, Starigrad Fortress, Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre
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Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano

2
nights
Vela Luka

Vela Luka ©
Vela Luka is a small town and a municipality in Dubrovnik-Neretva County in southern Dalmatia, Croatia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Vapor gallery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Toreta winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, then steep yourself in history at Revelin Tower, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Przina Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vela Luka attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Split to Vela Luka takes 4 hours. In June in Vela Luka, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Ston.

Things to do in Vela Luka

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Korcula Town, Vela Przina Beach, Toreta winery
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Toreta winery ©
Toreta winery

1
night
Ston

Ston ©
Ston is a village and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia, located at the south of isthmus of the Pelješac peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at Ston Salt Works, learn about winemaking at Marlais Winery, then delve into the distant past at Ston Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Blaise.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ston driving holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Vela Luka to Ston with the Route module. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Vela Luka in June since evenings lows in Ston dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Ston

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
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Marlais Winery ©
Marlais Winery

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 28th (Thu): head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, then kick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach, then wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, and finally admire the masterpieces at Vlaho Bukovac House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Stradun and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik online visit planner .

Drive from Ston to Dubrovnik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ston in June: highs in Dubrovnik hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House

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