8 days in Croatia, Slovenia & Hungary Itinerary

8 days in Croatia, Slovenia & Hungary Itinerary

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8 days in Croatia, Slovenia & Hungary Itinerary

Start: Porto, Portugal
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry:  4 h
2
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Taxi + Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
3
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Porto, Portugal

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 the 4th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

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Porto, Portugal to Dubrovnik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Porto to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto in August, expect Dubrovnik to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

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nights
Hvar, Croatia

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.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, then get great views at Spanjola, and then wander the streets of Milna. On the next day, kick back and relax at Dubovica and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip maker .

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. August in Hvar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Hvar

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Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church and then explore the activities along Lake Bled.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled holiday planner .

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Hvar to Bled in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hvar in August; daily highs in Bled reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bled

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Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
St. Martin's Parish Church ©
St. Martin's Parish Church

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya. On the next day, go for a walk through Roman Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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