60 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

60 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Croatian Coast journey planner

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Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Rovinj
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Rovinj
— 5 nights
Fly to Zadar, Taxi to Zadar
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Zadar
— 6 nights
Drive
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Vis, Island of Vis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Split
— 7 nights
Drive
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Makarska
— 4 nights
Ferry to Sumartin, Taxi to Bol
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Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Hvar, Hvar Island
— 7 nights
Taxi to Stari Grad, Ferry to Korcula Town
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Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Dubrovnik
— 17 nights
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Rovinj

— 5 nights

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Mulini Beach will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Pula Arena and Trsat Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovinj: The town of Hum (in Hum), Arco dei Sergi (in Pula) and Dvigrad (in Kanfanar). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Main Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, and relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovinj trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovinj is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rovinj. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for much hotter days in Rovinj, with highs around 35°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

Zadar

— 6 nights
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Rucica Beach and Šimuni Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Skradinski Buk Waterfall and Archaeological Museum Zadar. Get out of town with these interesting Zadar side-trips: The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik (in Sibenik) and Krka National Park (in Skradin). On the 10th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zadar Cathedral, make a trip to Paseo Maritimo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Narodni trg u Zadru, and stop by Natura Zara.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zadar vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Rovinj to Zadar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vis.

Things to do in Zadar

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 12:

Vis, Island of Vis

— 3 nights
Relax by the water at Stiniva Cove and Srebrna Bay. Visit and Vis Walking Tours are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vis online itinerary planner.

Drive from Zadar to Vis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Zadar in July, Vis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Vis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

Split

— 7 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Galerija Mestrovic and Froggyland. Popular historic sites such as Diocletian's Palace and Historic City of Trogir are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Omiš (Fortress Mirabella (Peovica), Omiš Cetina Canyon, &more) and Primosten (Velika Raduca Beach & Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten). Dedicate the 18th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, enjoy the sand and surf at Kasuni Beach, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and see Off-Road Tours.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

Getting from Vis to Split by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Makarska.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 22:

Makarska

— 4 nights
Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60km southeast of Split and 140km northwest of Dubrovnik. Get outdoors at Punta Rata Beach and Tucepi Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Brela Beach and Blue Lake. Venture out of the city with trips to Bikini Dive (in Brela) and Life and Ventures (in Gradac). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Peninsula of St. Peter, take in the awesome beauty at Biokovo, walk around Nature Park Biokovo, and take a leisurely stroll along Makarska Harbour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Makarska online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Split to Makarska by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Bol.

Things to do in Makarska

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:

Bol, Brac Island

— 3 nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Dolina Blaca and The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vidova Gora and Stina. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bol: Museum uja (in Skrip) and Fun Dive Club (in Supetar). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) and enjoy the sand and surf at Murvica Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bol day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Makarska to Bol in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bol can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Hvar, Hvar Island

— 7 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Spanish Fortress and Stari Grad Plain. You'll get in some beach time at Dubovica Beach and Sveta Nedilja. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Tvrdalj Castle, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Bol to Hvar takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 5:

Korcula Town, Korcula Island

— 6 nights
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Let the collections at Korcula Town Museum and House of Marco Polo capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Pupnatska Luka Beach and Vela Przina Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Korcula Town side-trips: Matusko Winery (in Potomje) and Plaza Divna (in Donja Vrucica). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic collection Barilo, view the masterpieces at Atelier Abel, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Korcula Town travel route site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 11:

Dubrovnik

— 17 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.
Relax by the water at Sveti Jakov Beach and Beach Kupari. Visiting Lokrum Island and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Dubrovnik side-trips: Cavtat (Cavtat Old Town, Church of Our Lady of the Snow, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, step off the mainland to explore Kolocep Island, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and see the interesting displays at Love Stories Museum.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik travel planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 28: