16 days in Croatia & Venice Itinerary

16 days in Croatia & Venice Itinerary

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16 days in Croatia & Venice Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles, United States

2
nights
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Amphitheatre de Pula has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, then contemplate the long history of Monkodonja Hill Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town.

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Los Angeles, USA to Rovinj is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pula, Porec
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Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner .

Getting from Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Bene Beach has been added to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Diocletian's Palace and Historic City of Trogir. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Saint Domnius and Temple of Jupiter are in your itinerary. Step out of Split to go to Trogir and see The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Old Split, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue, and get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Split visit planner.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Split sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Trogir, Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Walls of Dubrovnik and Church of Saint Blaise. Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Cavtat Old Town. Change things up with a short trip to Sunj Beach in Lopud (about 1h 30 min away). On the 12th (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace.

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Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sunj Beach, Cavtat Old Town
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Sunj Beach ©
Sunj Beach

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nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Basilica di Sant’Antonio. Step out of Venice to go to Valdobbiadene and see PDC Cartizze, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, take a stroll through Cannaregio, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Padua, PDC Cartizze
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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