29 days in Lisbon, Italy & Croatia Itinerary

29 days in Lisbon, Italy & Croatia Itinerary

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29 days in Lisbon, Italy & Croatia Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
2
Naples, Italy
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 day
Bus:  1 h 45 min
8
Zadar, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Krka National Park, Croatia
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
11
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Toronto, Canada


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1
night
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then make a trip to Belém Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco).

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lisbon vacation tool .

Toronto, Canada to Lisbon is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect nights in Lisbon to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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hours
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Forum and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Naples trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Naples takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Naples due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Naples are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pompeii
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Forum ©
Forum

4
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Wine Tours & Tastings) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Duomo di Ravello, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Fornillo, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, and stroll through Spiaggia Grande.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Positano trip planner .

You can take a bus from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In September, daytime highs in Positano are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rome trip simple and quick.

Drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in September, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planning website .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice online attractions planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Scrovegni Chapel, Arena di Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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day
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 6th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Baraceve Spilje and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Venice to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Baraceve Spilje ©
Baraceve Spilje

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nights
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zadar: Paklenica National Park (in Starigrad-Paklenica) and Zrce Beach (in Novalja). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, enjoy breathtaking views from Bell Tower, and delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zadar holiday tool .

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zrce Beach
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Archaeological Museum Zadar ©
Archaeological Museum Zadar
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

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day
Krka National Park, Croatia

Krka National Park ©
On the 10th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Visovac Monastery and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Krka National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Zadar to Krka National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in October, Krka National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Krka National Park
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Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Visovac Monastery ©
Visovac Monastery

4
nights
Split, Croatia

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 adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Palazzo di Diocleziano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Roko, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Split fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Krka National Park to Split in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik online vacation planner .

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

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