16 days in Croatia Itinerary

16 days in Croatia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Croatia trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
2
Zadar
— 5 nights
3
Split
— 4 nights
4
Dubrovnik
— 4 nights

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Broken Relationships and Zagreb 80's Museum. Visit St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) and Mirogoj Cemetery for their historical value. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at Atelier Mestrovic, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip maker app.

London, UK to Zagreb is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zagreb: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zadar.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

5
nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of St. Donat and Zadar Land City Gates. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Roko Church and Iglesia de San Elias - St Elias Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Jadro Beach (in Vir), Bosana Beach Pag (in Pag) and Simuni Beach (in Simuni). The adventure continues: make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Bell Tower, and kick back and relax at Podvrske Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zadar trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zagreb to Zadar in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Murter, Jadro Beach, Bosana Beach Pag, Solana Nin Salt Museum, Simuni Beach
Find places to stay May 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

4
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palazzo di Diocleziano and Museum uja. Froggyland and Museum of Senses Split will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi), Paklina Beach (in Bol) and Dubovica Beach (in Zarace). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Mekicevica Beach, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Split trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Mekicevica Beach, Museum uja, Paklina Beach, Dubovica Beach
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lokrum Island and Kayaking & Canoeing. Visit Dubrovnik City Walls and Rector's Palace for their historical value. Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Lopud and see Sunj Beach, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik day trip planning site.

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Sunj Beach
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Kayaking & Canoeing

Similar Plans

20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights Preferences: June, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM CANADA August, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Croatia & Venice BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 26 days in Zagreb BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 27 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Korcula Island & Dubrovnik BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Croatia, Cinque Terre & Lake Como BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM SPAIN March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Croatia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans