16 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia & Slovenia Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— Few hours
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Bovec, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Postojna, Slovenia
— Few hours
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Stahovica, Slovenia
— Few hours
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lapad Beach, Fort Imperial, Kayaking & Canoeing, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take a stroll through Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, then contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and finally kick back and relax at Lapad Beach. On the next day, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then steep yourself in history at Fort Imperial.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip website.

Alicante, Spain to Dubrovnik is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Alicante in October, expect Dubrovnik to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 15°C. On the 4th (Fri), you're off to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Adventure
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palazzo di Diocleziano, Riva Harbor and Trogir Square. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Old Split, then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, and then go for a stroll along the water at Riva Harbor. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Marjan Park and then make a trip to Trogir Square.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Split online trip maker.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Old Split ©
Old Split
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

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Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara), Narodni trg u Zadru and The Forum. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to The Forum, then get to know the fascinating history of Narodni trg u Zadru, then delve into the distant past at Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara), and finally make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje).

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zadar road trip planning site.

Getting from Split to Zadar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Split in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Zadar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

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Narodni trg u Zadru ©
Narodni trg u Zadru
Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara) ©
Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara)
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park tour planner.

You can drive from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

2
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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tkalciceva, Manduševac, Zagreb 360, and other attractions you added.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb road trip site.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daytime highs in Zagreb are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Tkalciceva ©
Tkalciceva

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), and finally take in the views from Capuchin Bridge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online trip builder.

Getting from Zagreb to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. October in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Congress Square (Kongresni trg) ©
Congress Square (Kongresni trg)

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Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Bohinj as well as Ojstrica. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bled are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zelenci Nature Reserve as well as Lake Jasna. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Jasna and then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

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Bovec, Slovenia

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip maker site.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Bovec, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), you're off to Postojna.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks
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Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

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Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 13th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle and then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

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You can drive from Bovec to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana
To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Stahovica.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
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Stahovica, Slovenia

Stahovica ©
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Velika Planina has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Stahovica route planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Stahovica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Stahovica sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Stahovica

Nature · Parks
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Velika Planina ©
Velika Planina

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana
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Getting from Stahovica to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
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