20 days in Croatia Itinerary

20 days in Croatia Itinerary

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20 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  15​h 15​min
1
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Orebic
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
7
Rovinj
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Zagreb
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: New Delhi

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 22nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach, then get great views at Spanjola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, look for gifts at Forko souvenir shop, then see the sky in a new way at Fort Napoljun - Napolean, and finally do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hvar online trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to Hvar is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Hvar. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Hvar to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

2
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, and then delve into the distant past at Palazzo di Diocleziano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Split trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hvar in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Split, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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 26th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), examine the collection at Museum uja, then see the interesting displays at The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip, and finally steep yourself in history at Museum of Brac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Senjkovic Winery, then take in the exciting artwork at Jaksic Gallery, then learn about winemaking at Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac, and finally take an in-depth tour of Dominican Monastery.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bol trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Bol are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bol

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Skrip, Nerezisca, Jaksic Gallery
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Jaksic Gallery ©
Jaksic Gallery
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Senjkovic Winery ©
Senjkovic Winery

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.
Get some cultural insight at Dubrovnik City Walls and Old Town. Appreciate the collections at Rector's Palace and Art by Stjepko. Step out of Dubrovnik with an excursion to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Zarkovica Animal Shelter, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, and examine the collection at War Photo Limited.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Bol to Dubrovnik in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Bags by Kristina and Vapor gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Korcula Town Walls and Tower Kanalevic. Step out of Korcula Town with an excursion to Ethno Museum Barilo in Blato--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Korcula Town Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, do a tasting at Bire winery, and don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town holiday planning app .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Ethno Museum Barilo, Ethnographic collection Barilo
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Bags by Kristina ©
Bags by Kristina
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

1
night
Orebic

Orebic ©
Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. On the 3rd (Fri), learn about winemaking at Korta Katarina Winery, do a tasting at Vino Spaleta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plaza Divna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gospe od Karmena.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Orebic trip builder .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Orebic takes an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Orebic

Beaches Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Plaza Divna, Vino Spaleta
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Vino Spaleta ©
Vino Spaleta
Korta Katarina Winery ©
Korta Katarina Winery

1
night
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the galleries of Apoteka, examine the collection at Oil mill Grubic, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Sottomuro, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Brek, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovinj trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Orebic to Rovinj. Traveling from Orebic in January, expect Rovinj to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Apoteka, Oil mill Grubic
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Atelier Sottomuro ©
Atelier Sottomuro

5
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Broken Relationships and Moderna Galerija. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and Ilica. Step out of Zagreb to go to Slunj and see Rastoke, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, shop like a local with Ban Josip Jelačić Square, pick up some local products at Dolac Market, and view the masterpieces at Image of War - Photography Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb online road trip planner .

Drive from Rovinj to Zagreb in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Rovinj in January, things will get slightly colder in Zagreb: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Shopping Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Ban Josip Jelačić Square ©
Ban Josip Jelačić Square
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

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