8 days in Croatia Itinerary

8 days in Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vienna
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Dubrovnik
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h 45 min
2
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Split
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Bol, Brac Island
— 1 night
Ferry + Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Rovinj
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Vienna

2
nights
Dubrovnik

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Dubrovnik City Walls and Old Town. Get some historical perspective at Rector's Palace and The Franciscan Church and Monastery. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Lokrum Island, steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, and explore the galleries of Art by Stjepko.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning tool.

Vienna, Austria to Dubrovnik is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Vienna in July, Dubrovnik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica Beach, take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): kick back and relax at Mlini Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip planning site.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Hvar by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Hvar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

1
night
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Split online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. July in Split sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

1
night
Bol, Brac Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): stroll through Murvica Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), and then explore the galleries of Dominican Monastery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bol trip planner.

You can drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bol are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Bol

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Murvica Beach
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Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Dominican Monastery ©
Dominican Monastery

1
day
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Mulini Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally visit Old Town.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovinj travel planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Bol to Rovinj in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Bol in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rovinj, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia

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