18 days in Croatia Itinerary

18 days in Croatia Itinerary

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18 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h 45​min
2
Rab Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + Drive + ferry:  8​h 30​min
3
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Orebic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Trogir
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Perth

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka). Cathedral of the Assumption and Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata) will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zagreb online trip itinerary maker .

Perth, Australia to Zagreb is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Zagreb due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Perth in April: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around 22°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rab Island.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

1
night
Rab Island

Rab Island ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Zidine Fortress and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Mary The Great (Sveta Marija Velika).

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rab Island travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Zagreb to Rab Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Rab Island

Historic Sites
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Zidine Fortress ©
Zidine Fortress

2
nights
Bol, Brac Island

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), get to know the fascinating history of Golden horn from above, then learn about winemaking at Stina, and finally take an in-depth tour of Dominican Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish church complex, explore the different monuments and memorials at Supetar cemetery, then do a tasting at Senjkovic Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bol sightseeing site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Rab Island to Bol takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. April in Bol sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nerezisca, Supetar
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Stina ©
Stina
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Senjkovic Winery ©
Senjkovic Winery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): wander the streets of Milna, then get great views at Spanjola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Benedictine Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to The Church of St Stephen. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Tvrdalj Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hvar day trip planner.

Drive from Bol to Hvar in 4.5 hours. In April in Hvar, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Dubovica Beach
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

2
nights
Orebic

Orebic ©
Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. On the 15th (Wed), sample the fine beverages at Natura Antunovic, admire the landmark architecture of Monastery of Our Lady of Andela, learn about winemaking at Korta Katarina Winery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gospe od Karmena, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally shop like a local with Vapor gallery. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, then do a tasting at Vino Spaleta, and then kick back and relax at Plaza Divna.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Orebic travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Orebic takes 4.5 hours. April in Orebic sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Orebic

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Korcula Town, Vino Spaleta, Plaza Divna
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Vino Spaleta ©
Vino Spaleta
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Dubrovnik City Walls and Franciscan Monastery. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sunj Beach and Pasjaca Beach. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, trek along Gradac Park, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik visit planner .

Traveling by car from Orebic to Dubrovnik takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Trogir.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pasjaca Beach, Sunj Beach
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

3
nights
Trogir

Trogir ©
A small Dalmatian town dating back to the Hellenistic period, Trogir represents a melting pot of Greek, Roman, and Venetian influences.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Chapel of Ivan Orsini, then contemplate the long history of Palace Cipiko, then steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Fortress Kamerlengo. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, then don't miss a visit to Trogir Square, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kairos Collection.

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Getting from Dubrovnik to Trogir by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Trogir can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trogir

Historic Sites Tours Transportation

Side Trip

The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik
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Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©

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