9 days in Rijeka & Split Itinerary

9 days in Rijeka & Split Itinerary

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9 days in Rijeka & Split Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Rijeka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Split
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Riga

4
nights
Rijeka

Rijeka ©
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). The town of Hum and Trsat Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Rijeka side-trips: Vielle ville de Labin (in Labin), Plomin Luka (in Plomin) and Viale Glagolitico (in Hum). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jerome's Church, get to know the fascinating history of Ancient City Walls, and admire the striking features of Hilltop Walled Ancient City of Motovun.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rijeka sightseeing planner.

Riga, Latvia to Rijeka is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riga to Rijeka due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Riga in June; daily highs in Rijeka reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Rijeka

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hum, Motovun, Vielle ville de Labin, Plomin Luka
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Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
The town of Hum ©
The town of Hum
Korzo ©
Korzo

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Diocletian's Palace and Froggyland. Venture out of the city with trips to Trogir (Kairos Collection & Trogir Historic Site). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Marjan, admire the masterpieces at Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, don't miss a visit to The Peristyle of Diocletian's Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Split tour planner.

Getting from Rijeka to Split by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Split, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Trogir
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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