11 days in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina & Montenegro Itinerary

11 days in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina & Montenegro Itinerary

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11 days in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina & Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Nashville, United States
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  17​h 30​min
1
Trogir, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
train:  2​h
4
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
5
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Nashville, United States

1
night
Trogir, Croatia

Trogir ©
A small Dalmatian town dating back to the Hellenistic period, Trogir represents a melting pot of Greek, Roman, and Venetian influences.
On the 26th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Kairos Collection and then steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mlinice Pantan and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Trogir trip planner .

Nashville, USA to Trogir is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Nashville to Trogir, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in April, expect nights in Trogir to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Trogir

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Krka National Park
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Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Mlinice Pantan ©
Mlinice Pantan

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Mestroviceve Crikvine Kastilac, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Jaksic Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Town of Kastela, browse the exhibits of Castle Vitturi, stroll around Marjan Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally examine the collection at Live Museum Split.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Split driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Trogir to Split takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kastel Luksic
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

1
night
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
On the 30th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museum of War and Genocide Victims 1992-1995, then get a taste of the local shopping with Art Studio Pandur, then shop like a local with Bosnaseum, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Bridge (Stari Most).

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mostar trip planner.

You can drive from Split to Mostar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Art Studio Pandur ©
Art Studio Pandur

1
night
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995, shop like a local with Kalem i Misk, admire the masterpieces at Galerija 11/07/95, then take an in-depth tour of Svrzo House, and finally examine the collection at War Childhood Museum.

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Take a train from Mostar to Sarajevo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Shopping
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War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95

1
night
Kotor, Montenegro

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 2nd (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Trg Sv. Tripuna, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Kotor trip planner .

Getting from Sarajevo to Kotor by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. May in Kotor sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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River Rafting & Tubing
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, take an in-depth tour of Franciscan Monastery, then take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Your black horizon Art Pavilion and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip planner .

Drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 57°F at night. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Your black horizon Art Pavilion
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

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