11 days in Croatia Itinerary

11 days in Croatia Itinerary

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11 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Crikvenica
1
Crikvenica
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 45​min
3
Zadar
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
4
Sibenik
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Split
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Pula

2
nights
Crikvenica

Crikvenica ©
Crikvenica is the largest settlement on the coast of the Vinodol coastal area, Croatia, and developed on the site of Roman era settlement and military base called Ad Turres. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stop by Kredenca Gift Shop, meet the residents at AQUARIUM, examine the collection at Peek & Poke Computer Museum, then savor the flavors at Rijeka Central Market, then explore the ancient world of Old Gateway (Roman Arch), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Capuchin Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Nehaj Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Trsat's Sanctuary, then stop by Tower Center, then don't miss a visit to Gradski Toranj (City Tower), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Lucy.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Crikvenica itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major airports are Pula Airport, Zagreb Airport and Split Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Crikvenica

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Rijeka, Nehaj Castle, Church of St. Lucy
Highlights from your plan
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Church of St. Lucy ©
Church of St. Lucy
Capuchin Church of Our Lady of Lourdes ©

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nights
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 18th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes and then steep yourself in history at Plitvice Lakes National Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Cascades, admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, then explore the activities along Gradinsko Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke, and finally don't miss a visit to Baraceve Spilje.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Crikvenica to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2 hours. Traveling from Crikvenica in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Plitvice Lakes National Park, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Baraceve Spilje ©
Baraceve Spilje
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes

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nights
Zadar

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 20th (Tue), kick back and relax at Kolovare Beach Zadar, make a trip to Zadar City Gate, explore the ancient world of Five Wells Square (Trg 5 Bunara), then pause for some serene contemplation at Zadar Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, and finally don't miss a visit to The Greeting to the Sun. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, stroll through Jadro Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then kick back and relax at Nin's Lagoon, then make a trip to Narodni trg u Zadru, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ancient Glass.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zadar itinerary planner.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In June in Zadar, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Sibenik.

Things to do in Zadar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nin, Jadro Beach
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Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

1
night
Sibenik

Sibenik ©
Sibenik, the oldest Croatian city on the coast, sits as a naturally protected harbor.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten, enjoy the sand and surf at Velika Raduca beach, contemplate the long history of Dalmatian Ethno Village, do a tasting at Vina Rak, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sokolarski Raptor Centre, and finally admire the striking features of Town Hall Sibenik. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Podvrske Beach, kick back and relax at Cigrada Beach, then kick back and relax at Beach Slanica, and finally delve into the distant past at Knin Fortress.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sibenik trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Zadar to Sibenik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sibenik, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Sibenik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Murter, Primosten, Knin Fortress
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Dalmatian Ethno Village ©
Dalmatian Ethno Village
Knin Fortress ©
Knin Fortress
Rak Winery ©
Rak Winery

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Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Split as well as Trogir Historic Site. On the 24th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Trogir Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Grgur Ninski Statue, take a stroll through Riva Harbor, then stroll through Brela Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Rata Beach.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Split tour planner.

Traveling by car from Sibenik to Split takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Split sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Trogir, Brela
Highlights from your plan
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Old Split ©
Old Split