18 days in Croatia Itinerary

18 days in Croatia Itinerary

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18 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  16​h
1
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Split
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Rovinj
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Buenos Aires

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, kick back and relax at Sveti Jakov Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, then get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, and finally take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Fort Bokar, contemplate the long history of St. John's Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominican Monastery, and finally see the interesting displays at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik itinerary maker tool .

Miami, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Miami to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Miami in September, with highs in Dubrovnik at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach

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nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Step off the beaten path and head to Korcula Old City and Fishing Charters & Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Pupnatska Luca Beach and Vela Przina Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Korcula Town: Orebic (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Korta Katarina Winery) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Blato). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Tower Kanalevic, steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls, and don't miss a visit to Revelin Tower.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Korcula Town tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Orebic, Korcula Old City
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Lovric Winery ©
Lovric Winery

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pakleni Otoci and Dubovica. Relax by the water at Milna and Mlini Beach. Step out of Hvar with an excursion to Tomic Winery in Jelsa--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get great views at Spanjola and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hvar trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Hvar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

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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 Punta Rata Beach and Brela Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Diocletian's Palace and Putalj Winery. When in Split, make a side trip to see Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) in Omis, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Split visit app .

Drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. October in Split sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brela, Church Of St. Roch, Starigrad Fortress
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Putalj Winery ©
Putalj Winery

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nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
You'll get in some beach time at Mulini Beach and Fazana Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Belistra Water Sports. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovinj: Tito's Park (in Pula) and Hum (The town of Hum & Viale Glagolitico). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, make a trip to Port of Rovinj, wander the streets of Riva, and relax in the rural setting at Stancija Collis.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovinj road trip app .

Drive from Split to Rovinj in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. October in Rovinj sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hum, Belistra Water Sports, Fazana Beach, Tito's Park
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Old Town ©
Old Town
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum
Mulini Beach ©
Mulini Beach

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