10 days in Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Croatia Itinerary

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10 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Zagreb
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Mumbai


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day
Zagreb

Zagreb
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the activities along Jarun Lake, then look for gifts at Handmade in Zagreb, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zagreb trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Zagreb is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. In December, Zagreb is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Fun & Games Parks Nature
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Jarun Lake
Jarun Lake
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip builder .

Traveling by bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, appreciate the history behind Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Church Of St. Roch ©
Church Of St. Roch

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nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©
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 23rd (Sun): tour the water at your own pace with Ilirio's Hvar Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Mekicevica, get great views at Spanjola, then make a trip to Purkin Kuk, and finally don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Plain.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hvar day trip planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. December in Hvar sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Adventure Transportation

Side Trip

Stari Grad
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Stari Grad Plain ©
Stari Grad Plain
Purkin Kuk ©
Purkin Kuk

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Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, stop by Bags by Kristina, stop by Coral Shop Irena, then don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, then admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town online day trip planner .

Getting from Hvar to Korcula Town by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Korcula Old City
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Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Revelin Tower ©
Revelin Tower

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, make a trip to Stradun, then view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko, and finally delve into the distant past at Gradske Zidine. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Old Town.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

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