21 days in Croatia Itinerary

21 days in Croatia Itinerary

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21 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  7​h
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Rovinj
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Zadar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Split
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Kula Lotrščak and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata). Keep things going the next day: take the plunge with a skydiving experience, stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, and then wander the streets of Lower Town.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zagreb trip itinerary planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Zagreb is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in April; daily highs in Zagreb reach 22°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Lower Town
Lower Town
Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata) ©
Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata)

2
nights
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Eufrazijeva Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, explore the fascinating underground world of Jama - Grotta Baredine, then get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and then walk around Punta Corrente.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovinj trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Rovinj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Rovinj, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porec, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Jama - Grotta Baredine ©
Jama - Grotta Baredine
Eufrazijeva Street ©
Eufrazijeva Street

2
nights
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 27th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, then explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, then make a trip to Paseo Maritimo, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, race across the water with a speed boat tour.

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Getting from Rovinj to Zadar by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In April in Zadar, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Tours Transportation
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Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

4
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Omis) and Trogir (The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower, Trogir Square, & more). Spend the 1st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch and take a stroll through Riva Harbor.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Split itinerary website .

Drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Split when traveling from Zadar in April, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Trogir, Church Of St. Roch, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Church Of St. Roch ©
Church Of St. Roch
Speed Boats Tours

4
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dubovica and Jerolim Island. On the 3rd (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Milna, make a trip to Stari Grad Plain, and head off the coast to Scedro.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hvar trip itinerary site .

Getting from Split to Hvar by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for Korcula Town on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Stari Grad Plain, Dubovica Beach
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Stari Grad Plain ©
Stari Grad Plain
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and St. Mark's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Korcula Old City, contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, take in the exciting artwork at Vapor gallery, and browse the exhibits of Bags by Kristina.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 5 hours. In May in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Freestyle, Korcula Old City
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Freestyle ©
Freestyle
St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cavtat Cemetery and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Seaside Promenade in Cavtat, approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Minceta Fortress, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and wander the streets of Lapad.

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You can drive from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. May in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Minceta Fortress ©
Minceta Fortress

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