17 days in Croatia, Slovenia & Venice Itinerary

17 days in Croatia, Slovenia & Venice Itinerary

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17 days in Croatia, Slovenia & Venice Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  14​h
1
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City, United States


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2
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Step out of Split with an excursion to Sokolarski Raptor Centre in Sibenik--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Palazzo di Diocleziano, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, do a tasting at Putalj Winery, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Split tour itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Split is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Split are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Gaspina mlinica, Sokolarski Raptor Centre, Church Of St. Roch
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

3
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Change things up with these side-trips from Korcula Town: Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Orebic), Vela Luka Marina (in Vela Luka) and Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Freestyle, get engrossed in the history at Bishop's Treasury Museum, contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, and don't miss a visit to Velika Knezeva Kula.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town tour planner .

Traveling by car from Split to Korcula Town takes 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Korcula Old City, Ethno Museum Barilo, Vela Luka Marina, Freestyle, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
nights
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, adventure, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, look for gifts at Break Time Dubrovnik, and browse the exhibits of Rector's Palace.

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Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Outdoors Museums
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Lake Bled, Vintgar Gorge, & more). And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ljubljanica Kanal, walk around Tivoli Park, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Dubrovnik in May, with lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Bled
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Casa Ezzelino & Scrovegni Chapel) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and make a trip to St Mark's Campanile.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Venice itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Padua, Arena di Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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