9 days in Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park & Dubrovnik Itinerary

9 days in Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park & Dubrovnik Itinerary

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9 days in Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park & Dubrovnik Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
1
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
End: Dubrovnik

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb ©
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 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, then stop by Vinoteka Vintesa, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Maksimir.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip itinerary maker app .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Zagreb Airport. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Room Escape Games
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Museum of Broken Relationships

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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 13th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Baraceve Spilje, take in the dramatic scenery at Mali Buk, contemplate the waterfront views at Galovac Lake, then admire the sheer force of Slapovi Milke Trnine, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park day trip site .

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Galovac Lake ©
Galovac Lake

3
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.
On the 17th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Dedicate the 18th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Gradske Zidine, partake in some friendly competition at Dubrovnik Trails, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and contemplate the long history of Stradun.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Dubrovnik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Old Town
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Lokrum Island
Speed Boats Tours

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