17 days in Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

17 days in Montenegro & Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
3
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 1 night
4
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
6
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights

2
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castle Of San Giovanni, see the interesting displays at Cats Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Kotor Old Town City Walls, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Mogren Beach, contemplate the long history of Citadel, and then steep yourself in history at Budva Old Town.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kotor journey site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Kotor is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, expect Kotor to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Budva, Castle Of San Giovanni, Our Lady of the Rocks
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Kotor Old Town City Walls ©
Kotor Old Town City Walls
Castle Of San Giovanni
Castle Of San Giovanni
Mogren Beach ©
Mogren Beach

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cavtat Cemetery and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola and Lapad. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. John's Fortress, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, go for a stroll along the water at City Harbor, and get outside with Seasafari Dubrovnik.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik road trip site.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Kotor in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Dubrovnik, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat Cemetery
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

1
night
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, thenkick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, thenmake a trip to Korcula Old City, and finally stop by Coral Shop Irena.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Korcula Town tour builder.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Split.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Korcula Old City
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St. Mark's Cathedral ©
St. Mark's Cathedral
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Coral Shop Irena ©
Coral Shop Irena

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visit Kliška tvrđava and Old Split for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Brela Beach and Riva Harbor. Change things up with a short trip to Punta Rata Beach in Brela (about 1h 10 min away). There's more to do: walk around Marjan Park and pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Split trip builder tool.

Getting from Korcula Town to Split by ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daytime highs in Split are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Brela
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Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Kliška tvrđava ©
Kliška tvrđava

3
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.
On the 9th (Sun), kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach, steep yourself in history at Spanjola, and then make a trip to Stari Grad Plain. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery and then step off the mainland to explore Jerolim.

Plan my trip to Hvar with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Dubovica Beach, Stari Grad Plain
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Jerolim ©
Jerolim
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Croatian Museum of Naive Art and Food Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mirogoj Cemetery and Upper Town (Gornji Grad). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Lower Town, don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb trip planning site.

Getting from Hvar to Zagreb by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hvar in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zagreb, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Croatian Museum of Naive Art ©
Croatian Museum of Naive Art
Lower Town
Lower Town
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun

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