5 days in Croatia Itinerary

5 days in Croatia Itinerary

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5 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Split
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London

2
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.
On your second day here, wander the streets of Old Town and then head off the coast to Island of Lokrum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary site .

London, UK to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

1
night
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 29th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, contemplate the long history of Spanjola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 30th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Split trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. In August in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic) ©
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic)

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