8 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

8 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Croatian Coast tour itinerary maker

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Fly to Pula Airport, Drive to Rijeka
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Rijeka
Ferry
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Novalja, Island of Pag
— 1 night
Drive
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Sibenik
— 1 night
Drive
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Split
— 1 night
Ferry
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Hvar, Hvar Island
— 1 night
Ferry
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Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly

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Rijeka

Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Trsat Castle.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rijeka planning app.

London, UK to Rijeka is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Rijeka, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from London in February since evenings lows in Rijeka dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Novalja.

Things to do in Rijeka

Historic Sites
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Novalja, Island of Pag

— 1 night
Novalja is a town in the north of the island of Pag in the Croatian part of Adriatic Sea. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Zrce Beach and then stroll through Rucica Beach.

To see reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Novalja itinerary website.

Traveling by ferry from Rijeka to Novalja takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sibenik.

Things to do in Novalja

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Sibenik

— 1 night
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
On the 19th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sokolarski Raptor Centre and then don't miss a visit to Etnoland.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibenik day trip planner.

You can drive from Novalja to Sibenik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Sibenik, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Sibenik

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Split

— 1 night

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 20th (Sun), walk around Marjan Park, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and then don't miss a visit to Pjaca.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Split trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Sibenik to Split takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in February, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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Hvar, Hvar Island

— 1 night

Croatian St. Tropez

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Spanish Fortress and then kick back and relax at Mlini Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hvar trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In February in Hvar, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Dubrovnik

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sveti Jakov Beach and The Franciscan Church and Monastery. Get some cultural insight at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola and War Photo Limited. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue, view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko, and stroll through Zarkovica Animal Shelter.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik planner.

Ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. February in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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