7 days in Croatia Itinerary

7 days in Croatia Itinerary

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7 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  14​h
1
Dubrovnik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Zagreb
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church, St. Nicholas and then delve into the distant past at Ston Old Town. On your second day here, take a stroll through Old Town, then explore the galleries of Art by Stjepko, and then steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls.

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New York City, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 14-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 51°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Ston
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Church, St. Nicholas ©
Church, St. Nicholas
Art by Stjepko ©
Art by Stjepko

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Step out of Korcula Town to go to Blato and see Ethno Museum Barilo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Revelin Tower, take an in-depth tour of Korcula Town Museum, look for gifts at Boya Crayons Shop, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Sveti Petar.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Korcula Town trip website .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lovric Winery, Ethno Museum Barilo, Boya Crayons Shop
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Revelin Tower ©
Revelin Tower
Ethno Museum Barilo ©
Ethno Museum Barilo
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

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Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Korcula Town to Zagreb takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Korcula Town in January; daily highs in Zagreb reach 41°F and lows reach 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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