9 days in Split, Dubrovnik & Zadar Itinerary

9 days in Split, Dubrovnik & Zadar Itinerary

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Split

— 4 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Spanish Fortress and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Krka National Park (in Skradin) and Franciscan Monastery (in Hvar). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace, look for gifts at Break Time, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

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Prague, Czech Republic to Split is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in July: high temperatures in Split hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

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Dubrovnik

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Old Town and Lokrum Island. Step out of Dubrovnik with an excursion to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat--about 34 minutes away. On the 7th (Sat), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, shop like a local with Art by Stjepko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and make a trip to Pile Gate.

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You can fly from Split to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Zadar

— 1 night
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Zadar Land City Gates, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then don't miss a visit to Greeting to the Sun - Il Saluto al Sole, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zadar itinerary maker.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Zadar by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zadar, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Zadar

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