22 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

22 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Croatian Coast route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Zadar
— 1 night
Drive
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Split
— 4 nights
Ferry
3
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Taxi to Stari Grad, Ferry to Korcula Town
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Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Dubrovnik
— 5 nights
Fly
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Pula
— 1 night
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Zadar

— 1 night
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for gifts at Natura Zara, don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then don't miss a visit to Greeting to the Sun - Il Saluto al Sole, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zadar holiday maker app.

Chihuahua, Mexico to Zadar is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chihuahua to Zadar. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chihuahua in October; daily highs in Zadar reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:

Split

— 4 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Dedicate the 14th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace, wander the streets of Riva Harbor, stop by Break Time, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Split road trip app.

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zadar in October since evenings lows in Split dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:

Hvar, Hvar Island

— 3 nights

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.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Spanish Fortress, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, and indulge your senses at Hvar Tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hvar travel route builder.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Tours · Nature · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:

Korcula Town, Korcula Island

— 5 nights
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Korcula Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Korcula Old City, learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, and look for gifts at Bags by Kristina.

Make your Korcula Town itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:

Dubrovnik

— 5 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.
Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Cavtat and see Cavtat Old Town, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Dedicate the 23rd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik sightseeing planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Pula.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:

Pula

— 1 night
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): examine the collection at Museum Olei Histriae, then delve into the distant past at Pula Arena, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Augustus, and finally relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pula trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Pula takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Pula, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28: