31 days in Croatia & Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

31 days in Croatia & Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Bol, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Krk Island, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Dubrovnik City Walls and Old Town. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Lovrijenac and The Franciscan Church and Monastery. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Croatian War of Independence, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sveti Jakov Beach, and sample the tasty concoctions at Dubrovnik Beer Company.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online trip itinerary planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Dubrovnik is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In March, Dubrovnik is slightly colder than Mexico City - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited

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Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©

Croatian St. Tropez

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, then get great views at Spanjola, and then look and learn at Fort Napoljun - Napolean. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Tomic Winery and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Hvar trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Visit Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) and Murvica Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac and Jaksic Gallery. Explore Bol's surroundings by going to Parish church complex (in Supetar) and Museum uja (in Skrip). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Paklina Beach, head outdoors with Zoo Station Bol, and take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bol online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Hvar to Bol by ferry takes about an hour. In March, daytime highs in Bol are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora

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Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visit Palazzo di Diocleziano and Kliška tvrđava for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Saint Domnius and Old Split. Spend the 13th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bacvice Beach, stroll around Marjan Park, and look for gifts at Filigran Split.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Split trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bol to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Split

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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Split ©
Old Split

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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Visit Apparition Hill and Kajtaz House for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Kravica and Nature Park Hutovo Blato. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Old Bridge (Stari Most), make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, and explore the activities along Neretva River.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mostar tour app.

You can drive from Split to Mostar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. March in Mostar sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kravica ©
Kravica
Apparition Hill ©
Apparition Hill

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Get some cultural insight at Bascarsija and Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995. Get outdoors at Olympic Center Jahorina and Igman. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, make a trip to Vijećnica, and steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain).

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Sarajevo online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mostar to Sarajevo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mostar in March: high temperatures in Sarajevo hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Banja Luka.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95

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Banja Luka ©
Banja Luka, ) or Banjaluka is the largest city and the de facto capital of the Republika Srpska entity and second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the capital Sarajevo. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Banja Luka, shop like a local with Republika Srpska Art Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Vrbas River, then take in the dramatic scenery at Krupa Water Falls, and finally contemplate the long history of Tvrdava Kastel.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Banja Luka journey planner.

Getting from Sarajevo to Banja Luka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Banja Luka

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Vrbas River ©
Vrbas River
Tvrdava Kastel ©
Tvrdava Kastel

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Get outdoors at Plitvice Lakes National Park and Northern Velebit National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Premuzic Trail in Krasno Polje (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along The Lower Lakes, admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, identify plant and animal life at Konjicki Klub Rakovica, and explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Banja Luka to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Krk Island.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

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Krk Island, Croatia

Krk Island ©

Golden Island

A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Kuca Vina Ivan Katunar, kick back and relax at Oprna Bay, then kick back and relax at Stara Baska (Old Baska), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Baska. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Love Path and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungo Mare.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Krk Island trip planner.

Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Krk Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Krk Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Oprna Bay ©
Oprna Bay
Baska ©
Baska
Stara Baska (Old Baska) ©
Stara Baska (Old Baska)

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and Cathedral of the Assumption. Museum of Broken Relationships and St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, and shop like a local with Dolac Market.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Krk Island to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Krk Island in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 1°C in Zagreb. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)

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