16 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Mljet Island, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porec, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
On the 25th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at St. John's Fortress, see the interesting displays at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik road trip planning site.

Prague, Czech Republic to Dubrovnik is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in September: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Mljet Island.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
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Old Town ©
Must see
Old Town
4.7

1
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Mljet Island, Croatia

On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Blato Village and then explore the activities along Odysseus Cave.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mljet Island trip itinerary site.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Mljet Island by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mljet Island are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to Split.

Things to do in Mljet Island

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Odysseus Cave
Cave
Odysseus Cave
4.5
Blato Village ©
Landmark
Blato Village
1.0

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Starigrad Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, then steep yourself in history at Old Split, then don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue, and finally examine the collection at Live Museum Split.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Split tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mljet Island to Split in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Side Trips

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Galerija Mestrovic ©
Art Museum
Galerija Mestrovic
4.7

2
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Zadar, Croatia

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 30th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Chrysogonus Church, then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and finally don't miss a visit to The Forum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Narodni trg u Zadru, see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art, make a trip to The Church of the Holy Cross, then don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), and finally Head underground at Modric Cave.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zadar itinerary builder site.

Drive from Split to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in September, Zadar is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
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1
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac, explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
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Veliki Prstavac ©
Geologic Formation
Veliki Prstavac
4.8
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Waterfall
Pevalekovi Slapovi
5.0

2
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Celje Castle and Tolmin Gorge. When in Ljubljana, make a side trip to see Ptuj Castle in Ptuj, approximately Ptuj away. There's more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Celje Castle ©
Must see
Celje Castle
4.5
Ptuj Castle ©
Specialty Museum
Ptuj Castle
4.4

2
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 5th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Bled road trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bled are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mala Osojnica ©
Lookout
Mala Osojnica
4.8
Vintgar Gorge ©
Hiking Trail
Vintgar Gorge
4.5

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Rovinj, Croatia

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Port of Rovinj, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, then visit Old Town, then see the interesting displays at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Dvigrad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Peek & Poke Computer Museum, then explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, then see the interesting displays at Museum Olei Histriae, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St. Thomas the Apostle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovinj itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bled to Rovinj by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in October, things will get a bit warmer in Rovinj: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Porec.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
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Port of Rovinj ©
Must see
Port of Rovinj
4.5
Main Street ©
Must see
Main Street
4.6

1
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Porec, Croatia

With a scenic location along the Adriatic Sea and a basilica listed as a World Heritage Site, the ancient town of Porec represents the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Traktor Story, steep yourself in history at Porec Old Town, then get to know the fascinating history of Eufrazijeva Street, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Porec trip planning app.

Getting from Rovinj to Porec by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Porec

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
Porec Old Town ©
Historic Site
Porec Old Town
4.5
Traktor Story ©
Specialty Museum
Traktor Story
4.5

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