16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

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16 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Pula
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, and head off the coast to Island of Lokrum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Dubrovnik is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Dubrovnik is minus 1 hour. In June, Dubrovnik is somewhat warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Venture out of the city with trips to Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Orebic) and Vela Luka Marina (in Vela Luka). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower, don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Korcula Town trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. In June in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Vela Luka Marina, Freestyle, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Korcula Old City
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Freestyle ©
Freestyle

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, get great views at Spanjola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral and then head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hvar sightseeing planning tool .

Drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Froggyland, learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Split planning tool .

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In June in Split, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Putalj Winery ©
Putalj Winery

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 13th (Sat), explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, and finally admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planning app .

Getting from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough 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
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 14th (Sun), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then kick back and relax at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, and then see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Pula.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

2
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Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and then stroll through Plovanije Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pula trip tool .

Drive from Zagreb to Pula in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Pula, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Plovanije Beach, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Plovanije Beach ©
Plovanije Beach

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