11 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

11 days in Croatia & Montenegro Itinerary

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Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 day
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Krka National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night

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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 30th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks and then steep yourself in history at Kotor Old City.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotor planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Kotor is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Kotor, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, you will find days in Kotor are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

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Kotor Old City
4.7

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): wander the streets of Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, then take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, and finally head off the coast to Lokrum Island.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip planner.

You can drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Kotor in August, plan for slightly colder days in Dubrovnik, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Old Town
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Lokrum Island
4.5

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Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach, then get great views at Spanjola, and then admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Mlini Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Forko souvenir shop, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hvar trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Spanjola
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Architectural Building
Franciscan Monastery
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Mlini Beach
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Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 4th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, take a stroll through Riva Harbor, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Nadalina cokolada, stroll around Marjan Park, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Split visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Split takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Split can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Marjan Park
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Krka National Park, Croatia

Krka National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Visovac Monastery and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Krka National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Split to Krka National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Krka National Park are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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National Park
Krka National Park
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Religious Site
Visovac Monastery
3.8

1
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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 7th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Prstavac, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ciginovac Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park planning app.

You can drive from Krka National Park to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
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Waterfall
Pevalekovi Slapovi
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Geologic Formation
Veliki Prstavac
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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 8th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, explore the world behind art at Art Pavilion (Umjetnicki Paviljon), take in the exciting artwork at Moderna Galerija, see the interesting displays at Image of War - War Photography Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, and finally shop like a local with Dolac Market.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Zagreb sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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