11 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

11 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

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11 days in Croatian Coast Itinerary

Newark
train + Fly:  18​h 45​min
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Split
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h
Bol, Brac Island
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + train:  18​h
Newark

3
days
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Island of Lokrum and Kayaking & Canoeing. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Gradske Zidine, make a trip to Stradun, take a stroll through Old Town, and browse the exhibits of Kula Gornji Ugao.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik itinerary builder.

Newark, USA to Dubrovnik is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Split.

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Old Town
Island of Lokrum
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
days
Split

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visiting Marjan and Split Outdoor Adventure will get you outdoors. When in Split, make a side trip to see Trogir Historic Site in Trogir, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, look for gifts at Filigran Split, admire the masterpieces at Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Split vacation builder.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or ride a ferry. May in Split sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Bol.

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Trogir Historic Site
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Diocletian's Palace
Marjan
Split Outdoor Adventure

1
day
Bol, Brac Island

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.
On the 30th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zlatni Rat Beach.

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Getting from Split to Bol by bus takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Split in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Bol: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Hvar.

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Zlatni Rat Beach
Vidova Gora

2
days
Hvar, Hvar Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral and then step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar holiday planner.

Hvar is just a short distance from Bol. In May, daytime highs in Hvar are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Tomic Winery
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Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica
Spanjola

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