24 days in Croatia Itinerary

24 days in Croatia Itinerary

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24 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
5
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Mljet Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h
8
Skradin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
+3
bus + tram + shuttle + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and see the world from above with Air Tours.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb day trip planning tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Zagreb is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) is 9 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in August, expect nights in Zagreb to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Bol.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Room Escape Games
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

3
nights
Bol, Brac Island

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin), Supetar (Parish church complex, Supetar Bay, & more) and Lovrecina Bay (in Postira). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), examine the collection at Museum uja, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora, and make a trip to Stone.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bol tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Bol by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, Bol is a bit warmer than Zagreb - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Supetar, Sumartin Beach, Lovrecina Bay, Stone
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, adventure, parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko, walk around Marjan Park, and learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Split trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Bol to Split in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©
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 nightlife, nature, adventure, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, stroll through Dubovica, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hvar road trip tool .

You can drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In August in Hvar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Dubrovnik

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, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, take a stroll through Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik online travel planner .

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mljet Island.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Speed Boats Tours
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Mljet Island

Mljet Island ©
On the 19th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Odysseus Cave and then step off the mainland to explore Mljet National Park.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mljet Island trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Mljet Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Mljet Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Mljet Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mljet National Park ©
Mljet National Park

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Korcula Town: Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Orebic) and Proizd Island (in Vela Luka). There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach, make a trip to Kula Svih Svetih, and stroll through Pupnatska Luca Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Mljet Island to Korcula Town in 3 hours. August in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Skradin.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Proizd Island, Vela Przina Beach, Korcula Old City, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Skradin

Skradin ©
Skradin is a small town in the Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia, with a population about 3,986 . Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Roski Slap.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Skradin online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Korcula Town to Skradin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Skradin are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Skradin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Krka National Park
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Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Roski Slap ©
Roski Slap

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap and then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Prstavac, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary app .

You can take a bus from Skradin to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake

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