42 days in Croatia Itinerary

42 days in Croatia Itinerary

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42 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Skopje
car:  13​h 30​min
1
Supetar, Brac Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Makarska
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Omis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sibenik
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Jasenice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Pag
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Rab Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Krk Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Rijeka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Cres Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Mali Losinj, Losinj Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
Pula
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
14
Rovinj
— 3 nights
shuttle:  30​min
15
Porec
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
16
Umag
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
17
Krka National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
End: Skopje


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4
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Supetar: Bol (Dolina Blaca, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, stroll the grounds of Supetar cemetery, take in the waterfront at Supetar Bay, and don't miss a visit to Jaksic Galerija.

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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia to Supetar is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Skopje in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Supetar, with lows of 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Makarska.

Things to do in Supetar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bol, Sumartin Beach, Jaksic Gallery
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Supetar Bay ©
Supetar Bay

3
nights
Makarska

Makarska ©
Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60km southeast of Split and 140km northwest of Dubrovnik. Go for a jaunt from Makarska to Ston to see Stonske zidine - Ulaz about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: walk around Nature Park Biokovo, stroll through Plisivac Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sveti Marko, and get engrossed in the history at Muzej Riba i Rakova.

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Traveling by car from Supetar to Makarska takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Makarska are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Omis.

Things to do in Makarska

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Stonske zidine - Ulaz, Plisivac Beach, Punta Rata Beach, Tucepi Beach
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Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Stonske zidine - Ulaz ©
Stonske zidine - Ulaz
Nature Park Biokovo
Nature Park Biokovo

2
nights
Omis

Omiš is a town and port in the Dalmatia region of Croatia, and is a municipality in the Split-Dalmatia County. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, stop by Origin Croatian Cosmetics, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Omis and Cetina River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at St. Michael's Square, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Starigrad (Fortica), explore the ancient world of Kastil Slanica, then explore the stunning scenery at Omis Cetina Canyon, and finally steep yourself in history at Fortress Mirabella (Peovica).

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Omis trip planner .

Traveling by car from Makarska to Omis takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sibenik.

Things to do in Omis

Nature Parks Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress
Omis and Cetina River ©
Omis and Cetina River

2
nights
Sibenik

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at St. Michael's Fortress, contemplate the long history of The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Pirate's Candy Ship and then identify plant and animal life at Sokolarski Raptor Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sibenik sightseeing planning site .

Getting from Omis to Sibenik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sibenik can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Sibenik

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Trogir, Pirate's Candy Ship
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Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©

2
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 4th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat and then make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje). Here are some ideas for day two: race across the water with a speed boat tour, delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, and then make a trip to Paseo Maritimo.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zadar trip planner .

You can take a bus from Sibenik to Zadar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sibenik in September, plan for little chillier nights in Zadar, with lows around 15°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jasenice.

Things to do in Zadar

Transportation Tours Outdoors
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Speed Boats Tours
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

2
nights
Jasenice

Jasenice ©
Explore Jasenice's surroundings by going to Gracac (Cerovac Caves & Vrelo Une).

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jasenice trip app .

You can drive from Zadar to Jasenice in an hour. In September in Jasenice, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), you're off toPag.

Things to do in Jasenice

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gracac, St. Jurja Church
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Cerovac Caves ©
Cerovac Caves
St. Jurja Church ©
St. Jurja Church
St. Frane church - Podprag ©
St. Frane church - Podprag

2
nights
Pag

Pag ©
On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption, admire the masterpieces at Pag Lace Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Rucica Beach, then look for gifts at Sirana Gligora, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bosana Beach Pag.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pag trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jasenice to Pag takes an hour. September in Pag sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rab Island.

Things to do in Pag

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Novalja, Sirana Gligora, Pag Lace Gallery, Simuni Beach
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Simuni Beach ©
Simuni Beach
Rucica Beach ©
Rucica Beach
Pag Lace Gallery ©
Pag Lace Gallery

3
nights
Rab Island

Rab Island ©
Step out of Rab Island to go to Senj and see Lukovo Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rab Island tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Pag to Rab Island takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Krk Island.

Things to do in Rab Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lukovo Beach
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Suha Punta Beach ©
Suha Punta Beach
Tower of St. Christopher ©
Tower of St. Christopher

3
nights
Krk Island

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Vrbnik, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Baska, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stara Baska (Old Baska), and finally explore the historical opulence of Frankopan Castle.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Krk Island holiday builder app .

Drive from Rab Island to Krk Island in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rijeka.

Things to do in Krk Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Stara Baska (Old Baska) ©
Stara Baska (Old Baska)
Vrbnik ©
Vrbnik
Baska ©
Baska

2
nights
Rijeka

Rijeka ©
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Angiolina Park - Villa Angiolina, don't miss a visit to Maiden With The Seagull, get to know the fascinating history of Lungo Mare, examine the collection at Peek & Poke Computer Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Trsat Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Korzo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): wander the streets of Volosko, wander the streets of The town of Hum, and then explore the activities along Moscenicka Draga.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rijeka trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Krk Island to Rijeka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rijeka can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cres Island.

Things to do in Rijeka

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Opatija, The town of Hum
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The Angiolina Park - Villa Angiolina ©
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare

2
nights
Cres Island

Cres Island ©
On the 18th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Osor Town Walls, stroll through Orlec Beach, then kick back and relax at Mali Bok, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis Friary and Church on the Island of Cres. On your second day here, make a trip to Valun Tablet (Valunska ploca), then stroll through Lubenice Beach, and then go for a stroll along the water at ACI Marina Cres.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cres Island tour app .

Traveling by car from Rijeka to Cres Island takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cres Island can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mali Losinj.

Things to do in Cres Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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ACI Marina Cres ©
ACI Marina Cres

2
nights
Mali Losinj, Losinj Island

Mali Losinj ©
Mali Lošinj is a town and municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, on the island of Lošinj, in western Croatia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): walk around Cikat Forest Park, then don't miss a visit to Providenca Tematski Vidikovac, then explore the world behind art at Muzej Apoksiomena, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Losinj Aromatic Garden. On your second day here, get great views at Miomirisni otcki vrt, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then cool off at Aquapark Cikat.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Mali Losinj tour website .

Traveling by car from Cres Island to Mali Losinj takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Pula.

Things to do in Mali Losinj

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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Aquapark Cikat ©
Aquapark Cikat
Muzej Apoksiomena ©
Muzej Apoksiomena
Cikat Forest Park ©
Cikat Forest Park

3
nights
Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
When in Pula, make a side trip to see Kamenjak National Park in Premantura, approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Augustus.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pula trip planner .

You can drive from Mali Losinj to Pula in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Rovinj.

Things to do in Pula

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kamenjak National Park, National Park Brijuni (Nacionalni Park Brijuni), Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park

3
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Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 25th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia and then take a stroll through Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, walk around Punta Corrente, then get to know the fascinating history of Main Street, then don't miss a visit to Town Clock, and finally make a trip to Balbi Arch.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovinj trip itinerary app .

Getting from Pula to Rovinj by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In September in Rovinj, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Porec.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Brijuni Islands ©
Brijuni Islands
Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj

3
nights
Porec

Porec ©
With a scenic location along the Adriatic Sea and a basilica listed as a World Heritage Site, the ancient town of Porec represents the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.
Explore Porec's surroundings by going to Food Tours (in Buzet) and Truffle Hunting (in Motovun). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town, cool off at Aquapark Aquacolors Porec, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Porec Aquarium, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Eufrazijeva Street.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Porec vacation site .

Porec is just a stone's throw from Rovinj. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Umag.

Things to do in Porec

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Food Tours, Belistra Water Sports, Truffle Hunting
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Aquapark Aquacolors Porec ©
Aquapark Aquacolors Porec
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town
Euphrasius Basilica ©
Euphrasius Basilica

1
night
Umag

Umag ©
Umag is a coastal city in Istria, Croatia. On the 1st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Ancient City Walls, then admire the striking features of Hilltop Walled Ancient City of Motovun, and then make a splash at Aquapark Istralandia. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Groznjan Hilltop village of artists, Istria, Croatia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Umag online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Porec to Umag in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Umag

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Motovun, Groznjan Hilltop village of artists, Istria, Croatia, Aquapark Istralandia
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Aquapark Istralandia ©
Aquapark Istralandia

1
night
Krka National Park

Krka National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park.

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Drive from Umag to Krka National Park in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Krka National Park
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Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park

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