46 days in Croatia Itinerary

46 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Rovinj
— 2 nights
2
Opatija
— 2 nights
3
Zagreb
— 5 nights
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
5
Zadar
— 2 nights
6
Betina, Murter Island
— 1 night
7
Cavtat
— 3 nights
8
Dubrovnik
— 9 nights
9
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 4 nights
10
Bol, Brac Island
— 2 nights
11
Split
— 4 nights
12
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 4 nights
13
Sibenik
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 2nd (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Stancija Collis, steep yourself in history at Monkodonja Hill Fort, explore the world behind art at Galerija Brek, view the masterpieces at Atelier Sottomuro, then make a trip to Trevisol Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovinj tour itinerary planner.

Calgary, Canada to Rovinj is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in October, expect Rovinj to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Opatija.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:
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Monkodonja Hill Fort ©
Monkodonja Hill Fort
Main Street ©
Main Street
Mulini Beach ©
Mulini Beach

2
nights
Opatija

Opatija ©
You'll find Opatija dotted with exquisite villas from its days as a posh Viennese resort town.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stop by Kredenca Opatija, wander the streets of Volosko, get engrossed in the history at Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral, see the sky in a new way at Astronomical Centre Rijeka, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Jacob. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungo Mare, then take a stroll through Veprinac, then visit The town of Hum, and finally make a trip to Viale Glagolitico.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Opatija trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Rovinj to Opatija in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Opatija

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Rijeka, Hum, Ethnographic Museum
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
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Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare

5
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get some cultural insight at Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) and Image of War - War Photography Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Krapina Neanderthal Museum and Zagreb City Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zagreb: Dvor Veliki Tabor (in Desinic), Old Castle (Stari Grad) (in Varazdin) and Staro selo museum (in Kumrovec). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Atelier Mestrovic, hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, examine the collection at Tehnicki Muzej, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zagreb online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Opatija to Zagreb in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Opatija in October, Zagreb is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Dvor Veliki Tabor, Krapina Neanderthal Museum, Marija Bistrica Church, Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan), Old Castle (Stari Grad)
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
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Krapina Neanderthal Museum ©
Krapina Neanderthal Museum
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Old Castle (Stari Grad) ©
Old Castle (Stari Grad)

3
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park and Gradinsko Lake will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Bear Sanctuary and Sastavci. Venture out of the city with trips to Premuzic Trail (in Krasno Polje) and Velebit Association Kuterevo (in Kuterevo). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac, take in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, and explore the activities along Ciginovac Lake.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuterevo, Premuzic Trail
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Sastavci ©
Sastavci
Gradinsko Lake ©
Gradinsko Lake

2
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Chrysogonus Church, look for gifts at Natura Zara, see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art, then see the interesting displays at Archaeological Museum Zadar, then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and finally Head underground at Spilja Modric.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zadar trip itinerary site.

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Zadar can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Betina.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Spilja Modric
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
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St. Chrysogonus Church ©
St. Chrysogonus Church
Archaeological Museum Zadar ©
Archaeological Museum Zadar
Zadar Cathedral ©
Zadar Cathedral

1
night
Betina, Murter Island

Betina ©
On the 17th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Muzej betinske drvene brodogradnje and then stroll through Beach Slanica.

Before you visit Betina, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zadar to Betina. October in Betina sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cavtat.

Things to do in Betina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Beach Slanica
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
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 Muzej betinske drvene brodogradnje ©
Muzej betinske drvene brodogradnje

3
nights
Cavtat

Cavtat ©
Easy to reach from Dubrovnik, the tiny coastal town of Cavtat is known for its Mediterranean vegetation, unspoiled waters, and diverse architecture.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Vlaho Bukovac House, hike along Footpath Cavtat - Radovcici, then wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, then make a trip to Cavtat Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at Skatulica. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church, stroll through Pasjaca Beach, see the interesting displays at Konavle County Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Ronald Brown Pathway, then take a leisurely stroll along Cavtat Seaside Promenade, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Nicholas.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cavtat online holiday builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Betina to Cavtat. Traveling from Betina in October, Cavtat is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Cavtat

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cilipi, Pasjaca Beach
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Church of St Nicholas
Church of St Nicholas

9
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.
Shop till you drop at The Cultural Historical Museum and Art Gallery TALIR. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Croatian War of Independence and War Photo Limited. Get out of town with these interesting Dubrovnik side-trips: St Stephens Church (in Sipanska Luka), Tvrđava Koruna (in Mali Ston) and Ston (Ston Salt Works & Church, St. Nicholas). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Srebreno Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, steep yourself in history at Dominican Monastery, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik travel route builder website.

Dubrovnik is very close to Cavtat. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Ston, Srebreno Beach, St Stephens Church, Tvrđava Koruna, Trsteno Arboretum
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 29:
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fishing Charters & Tours
Srebreno Beach ©
Srebreno Beach

4
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Appreciate the collections at Bags by Kristina and Bishop's Treasury Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mark's Cathedral and Sveti Mihovil. Venture out of the city with trips to Zitna Beach (in Zavalatica), Vela Spila (in Vela Luka) and Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato). There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at House of Marco Polo, admire the landmark architecture of Church Sveti Petar, and steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town day trip planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the ferry ride to Bol.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Orebic, Lovric Winery, Vino Spaleta, Korcula Old City, Saints Hills VINARIA
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
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Bags by Kristina ©
Bags by Kristina
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
House of Marco Polo ©
House of Marco Polo

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Museum of Brac. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), get outside with Zoo Station Bol, then do a tasting at Stina, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Golden horn from above.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bol online trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Bol in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Skrip, Jaksic Gallery, Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac, Supetar cemetery
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
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Museum uja ©
Museum uja
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Stina ©
Stina

4
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Do your shopping at City Center one Split and Jaman Art. Step out of the city life by going to Punta Rata Beach and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Trogir (Historic City of Trogir, The City Hall - Duke's Palace, &more) and Starigrad Fortress (in Omis). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and walk around Marjan Park.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Split trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bol to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Split are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Trogir, Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre, Starigrad Fortress, Punta Rata Beach
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dubovica Beach and Stari Grad Culture Centre. Get a sense of the local culture at Spanjola and Church of St. Roch. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Benedictine Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, and make a trip to The Church of St Stephen.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip itinerary app.

Getting from Split to Hvar by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In November in Hvar, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Sibenik.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Stari Grad, Hvar Island, Dubovica Beach, Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 12:
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

2
nights
Sibenik

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
On the 12th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium Terrarium Sibenik and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Sokolarski Raptor Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa e Monastero di San Lorenzo, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, then admire the masterpieces at Sibenik City Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Gospe van Grada, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Carmel Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sibenik trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Hvar to Sibenik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sibenik

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Vodice
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:
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The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik ©
The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik
Crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja ©
Crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja
Chiesa e Monastero di San Lorenzo ©
Chiesa e Monastero di San Lorenzo

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