15 days in Croatia Itinerary

15 days in Croatia Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Pula
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Split
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Zagreb
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

1
night
Pula

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
On the 1st (Mon), have fun and explore at MEMO Museum Pula and then have some family-friendly fun at Alpha Strike Laser Tag.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Pula trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Pula is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Pula reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Arco dei Sergi ©
Arco dei Sergi

4
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 discover tucked-away gems like Cavtat Cemetery and Minceta Fortress. Explore Dubrovnik's surroundings by going to Ston (Saline di Ston & Stonske zidine - Ulaz) and Cavtat Seaside Promenade (in Cavtat). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the galleries of Art by Stjepko, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik driving holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Pula to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pula in June, Dubrovnik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Ston, Cavtat
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Room Escape Games
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

4
nights
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Church Of St. Roch. Step out of Split with an excursion to Dubovica in Hvar--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, delve into the distant past at Palazzo di Diocleziano, examine the collection at Froggyland, and admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Split holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Split in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Split are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Dubovica Beach, Church Of St. Roch
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Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano

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 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap, then identify plant and animal life at Rastoke, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Veliki Prstavac, then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Milanovac Lake.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Rastoke ©
Rastoke
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

3
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Food Tours. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Lower Town, don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square, stroll around Zrinjevac, and see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zagreb visit planning tool .

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Lower Town
Lower Town

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