17 days in Croatia & Italy Itinerary

17 days in Croatia & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
5
Colico, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Argegno, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Chicago, United States

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Old Split and then steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Split trip planning app.

Chicago, USA to Split is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. In July, daytime highs in Split are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Historic City of Trogir
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Old Split ©
Old Split
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano

2
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
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 30th (Mon): kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach and then admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John, thenkick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Exotic Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar online vacation maker.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sveta Nedilja, Church of St John, Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

2
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): cast your line with a fishing tour, thendon't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: unwind over a drink at Toreta winery, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Pupnatska Luca Beach, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kula Svih Svetih.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Korcula Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Vela Przina Beach
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Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Toreta winery ©
Toreta winery
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 3rd (Fri), wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, thensteep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, thenstep off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Stradun, view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

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Ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Colico.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

1
day
Colico, Italy

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): learn about all things military at Forte Montecchio Nord, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Orrido di Bellano, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Colico trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dubrovnik to Colico. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dubrovnik in August; daily highs in Colico reach 80°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Argegno.

Things to do in Colico

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castello di Vezio, Orrido di Bellano
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Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio
Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona ©
Forte Montecchio Nord ©
Forte Montecchio Nord

2
nights
Argegno, Italy

Argegno ©
Argegno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 50km north of Milan and about 15km north of Como. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): choose your vessel at Turati Centro Nautico Lario and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Onno. Here are some ideas for day two: raise your glass at Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar and then paddle through the water with AC Boat.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Argegno online trip maker.

You can drive from Colico to Argegno in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Argegno are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Argegno

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trips

Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, Spiaggia di Onno, AC Boat
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AC Boat ©
AC Boat
Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario
Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar ©
Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Argegno to Milan by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Milan are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Take a break from the city and head to Canal Grande and Blue Moon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Cannaregio. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice online route planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Blue Moon
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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