22 days in Croatia Itinerary

22 days in Croatia Itinerary

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22 days in Croatia Itinerary

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

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Attractions like Museum of Illusions and Maksimir make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get your game on at Legame Studio - VR Gaming Studio.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb online trip builder .

Calgary, Canada to Zagreb is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Time (CET) is 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Calgary in May, with highs in Zagreb at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Novigrad.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
Maksimir ©
Maksimir
Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions

1
night
Novigrad

Novigrad ©
Novigrad is a village and municipality in Croatia in the Zadar County. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of City Walls and then cool off at Aquapark Istralandia.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Novigrad road trip planner .

Drive from Zagreb to Novigrad in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Bol.

Things to do in Novigrad

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Aquapark Istralandia ©
Aquapark Istralandia
City Walls ©
City Walls

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.
On the 6th (Wed), kick back and relax at Sumartin Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lovrecina Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Murvica Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bol online tour planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Novigrad to Bol in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry. In May in Bol, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Bol

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lovrecina Bay, Sumartin Beach, Murvica Beach
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Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kids will enjoy Pupnatska Luca Beach and Zitna Beach. The adventure continues: make a trip to Korcula Old City, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get outside with Freestyle, and identify plant and animal life at Kocje.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town day trip app .

Drive from Bol to Korcula Town in 5.5 hours. In May in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Orebic.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Island, Zitna Beach
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Freestyle ©
Freestyle

2
nights
Orebic

Orebic ©
Orebić is a port town and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): do a tasting at Vino Spaleta, then kick back and relax at Plaza Divna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gospe od Karmena, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Trstenica Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then kick back and relax at Samograd Bay.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Orebic trip tool .

You can drive from Korcula Town to Orebic in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Orebic can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Orebic

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Plaza Divna, Samograd Bay, Vino Spaleta
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Trstenica Beach ©
Trstenica Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Vino Spaleta ©
Vino Spaleta

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, adventure, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town, race across the water with a speed boat tour, steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Orebic to Dubrovnik takes 2 hours. In May in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Kids will enjoy Mekicevica Beach and Hvar Beach. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Spanjola, enjoy the sand and surf at Mlini Beach, stroll through Dubovica Beach, and do a tasting at Tomic Winery.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvar journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Hvar are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, wildlife, parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Split online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In May in Split, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Senses Split ©
Museum of Senses Split
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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