6 days in Split, Plitvice Lakes National Park & Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Split, Plitvice Lakes National Park & Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Asheville, United States
Drive + Fly:  16 h
1
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Asheville, United States

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and finally admire the masterpieces at Mestroviceve Crikvine Kastilac. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, stop by Nadalina cokolada, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Split trip itinerary app.

Asheville, USA to Split is an approximately 16- hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Asheville to Split, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. April in Split sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the activities along Veliko Lake, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park online trip planner.

You can drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

2
nights
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, then head off the coast to Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally stroll through Vintgar Gorge.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bled road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Bled takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In April in Bled, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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