8 days in Dubrovnik & Zagreb Itinerary

8 days in Dubrovnik & Zagreb Itinerary

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Dubrovnik

— 4 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubrovnik: Cavtat (Cavtat Old Town & Cavtat Seaside Promenade). On the 13th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, wander the streets of Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, and get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik journey planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Dubrovnik: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Nature

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Zagreb

— 3 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zagreb: Sastavci (in Plitvice Lakes National Park) and Plitvica (Gavanovac Lake, Great Cascades, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Zagreb, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Nature · Parks

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