19 days in Croatia Itinerary

19 days in Croatia Itinerary

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19 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  13​h
1
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Supetar, Brac Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
4
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Zadar
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
7
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
8
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Montreal

2
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, adventure, parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Split road trip tool .

Montreal, Canada to Split is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Split is 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in October, with highs in Split at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Supetar.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Supetar, Brac Island

Supetar ©
Supetar is a town and a city on the northern side of the Dalmatian island of Brač, in the Split-Dalmatia County, in Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora and then get outside with Zoo Station Bol. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Golden horn from above, then make a trip to Jaksic Galerija, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum uja.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Supetar road trip tool .

You can drive from Split to Supetar in 1.5 hours. October in Supetar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Supetar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bol, Jaksic Gallery
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Zoo Station Bol ©
Zoo Station Bol
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora

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 21st (Mon), stroll through Dubovica, get great views at Spanjola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip itinerary website .

Drive from Supetar to Hvar in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

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

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.
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, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dubrovnik, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Korcula Town: Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato) and Vela Luka Marina (in Vela Luka). There's much more to do: get outside with Freestyle, admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower, make a trip to Korcula Old City, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kocje.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Korcula Town trip planning website .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. October in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Lumbarda, Ethno Museum Barilo, Vela Luka Marina
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Kula Svih Svetih ©
Kula Svih Svetih
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Freestyle ©
Freestyle

1
night
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, make a trip to The Forum, then steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, and finally make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje).

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Zadar trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Korcula Town to Zadar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Korcula Town in October since evenings lows in Zadar dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, and finally admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, and take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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