16 days in Croatia, Iceland & Finland Itinerary

16 days in Croatia, Iceland & Finland Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Akureyri, Iceland
— 1 night
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Bus to Bsí, Shuttle to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Fly to Helsinki
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Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 24th (Sun): take a stroll through Old Town and then head off the coast to Lokrum Island. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik vacation planner.

Mumbai, India to Dubrovnik is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Must see
Old Town
4.7
Lokrum Island ©
Island
Lokrum Island
4.5

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Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then explore the world behind art at Mestroviceve Crikvine Kastilac, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Gaspina mlinica, do a tasting at Putalj Winery, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Split day trip planner.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

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Putalj Winery ©
Must see
Putalj Winery
4.8
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
World heritage site
Palazzo di Diocleziano
4.4

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, explore the activities along Milanovac Lake, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Burgeti Lakes, admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, then admire the sheer force of Great Cascades, then take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Milino.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
World heritage site
Plitvice Lakes National Park
4.6
The Lower Lakes ©
Waterfall
The Lower Lakes
4.8
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Waterfall
Pevalekovi Slapovi
5.0

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Zagreb, Croatia

Little Vienna

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 30th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Legame Studio - VR Gaming Studio, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stop by Heritage Croatian Food, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

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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. In May in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.9
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 1st (Mon), boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, then explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik sightseeing planner.

Fly from Zagreb to Reykjavik in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Zagreb in May, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Akureyri, Iceland

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then step off the mainland to explore Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa, and then admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Akureyri sightseeing planner.

Fly from Reykjavik to Akureyri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Akureyri sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Akureyri

Nature · Parks · Spas · Tours
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.7

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Helsinki, Finland

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of bus, shuttle, and flight from Akureyri to Helsinki takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Akureyri to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Akureyri in June, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
World heritage site
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
4.4
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Architectural Building
Temppeliaukio Church
4.2

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