57 days in Croatia Itinerary

57 days in Croatia Itinerary

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57 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + shuttle:  28​h
1
Rovinj
— 6 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Zadar
— 7 nights
Drive + ferry:  4​h 45​min
3
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Dubrovnik
— 8 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Split
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bol, Brac Island
— 4 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Zagreb
— 9 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

6
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Get a sense of the local culture at Main Street and Euphrasius Basilica. Visiting Mulini Beach and Fazana Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Rovinj side-trips: Porec (Jama - Grotta Baredine & Porec Old Town), Pula (Temple Of Augustus, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum (in Vodnjan). Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Kamenjak National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through STARI GRAD, walk around Punta Corrente, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin Church, and make a trip to Port of Rovinj.

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Sydney, Australia to Rovinj is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovinj. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Rovinj are much hotter (35°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pula, Porec, Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, Fazana Beach, Kamenjak National Park
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum
Mulini Beach ©
Mulini Beach

7
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Speed Boats Tours. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Simuni Beach and Cigrada Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zadar: Paklenica National Park (in Starigrad-Paklenica), Jadro Beach (in Vir) and Sirana Gligora (in Kolan). On the 26th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, and take in the views from Stone Bridge and the Old Gate.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zadar trip builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Rovinj to Zadar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Zadar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Nin, Paklenica National Park, Jadro Beach, Simuni Beach, Sirana Gligora
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 27:
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Paklenica National Park ©
Paklenica National Park
Simuni Beach ©
Simuni Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Visiting Vela Przina Beach and Pupnatska Luca Beach will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mark's Cathedral and House of Marco Polo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Korcula Town: Proizd Island (in Vela Luka), River Rafting & Tubing (in Blato) and Orebic (Korta Katarina Winery & Waterskiing & Jetskiing). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Korcula Old City, learn about winemaking at Bire winery, take an in-depth tour of Korcula Town Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town travel route planning website .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Zadar to Korcula Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Korcula Town when traveling from Zadar in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Orebic, Proizd Island, Korcula Old City
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 2:
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach

8
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Cavtat Cemetery. Visiting Sveti Jakov Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubrovnik: Cavtat (Cavtat Old Town & Cavtat Seaside Promenade) and Lopud (Sutvrac Fortress & Sunj Beach). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, and wander the streets of Lapad.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip planner .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cavtat, Lopud
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Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery

7
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Mlini Beach and Dubovica. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jerolim Island and Milna. Step out of Hvar with an excursion to Tomic Winery in Jelsa--about 40 minutes away. On the 12th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, pause for some serene contemplation at Benedictine Monastery, kick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja, and look for gifts at Forko souvenir shop.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hvar trip builder tool .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Hvar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sveta Nedilja, Jelsa, Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Jerolim ©
Jerolim

7
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Putalj Winery and Climbing Tours. Head to Riva Harbor and Origin Natural & Original Beautyfor some retail therapy. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Brela (Punta Rata Beach & Brela Beach) and Trogir (Trogir Square, The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, & more). Spend the 21st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the landmark architecture of Vestibulum of Diocletian's Palace, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Split trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Hvar to Split in 1.5 hours. In August in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trogir, Brela, Church Of St. Roch, Origin Natural & Original Beauty
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 24:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Relax by the water at Murvica Beach and Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn). Get outdoors at Sumartin Beach and Vidova Gora. Change things up with these side-trips from Bol: Nerezisca (Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac & Senjkovic Winery) and Supetar cemetery (in Supetar). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach and get engrossed in the history at Dominican Monastery.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bol sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. August in Bol sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nerezisca, Sumartin Beach, Murvica Beach, Supetar cemetery
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach

9
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Take a break from the city and head to Skydiving and Veliki Slap. Head to Dolac Market and Dorafor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Plitvice Lakes National Park (Plitvice Lakes National Park & The Lower Lakes) and Rastoke (in Slunj). Spend the 4th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Lower Town, stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb route planner.

You can fly from Bol to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Bol in August, expect Zagreb to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Rastoke
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 6:
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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