Seven Top Croatia Itineraries


So you have some ideas of places you’d like to visit in Croatia but no idea how to organise them into a workable itinerary that will add up to a holiday? Croatia Traveller is here to help!

I have devised seven great travel plans that take in all of Croatia’s top sights in a series of seven, ten and 14-day itineraries. Whether you’re flying into Zagreb, Pula, Split or Dubrovnik and getting around by car or public transport, these itineraries are fun and workable. Take a look:

Honeymoon Itinerary: One Week

Hvar and the Pakleni Islands

You don’t have to be a honeymooner to enjoy the best of Dalmatia in one week. Still, the red roofs, blue seas and evocative architecture on this itinerary murmur “romance”. You’ll visit Split, Hvar Island, Korcula Island and Dubrovnik in seven compactly-organised days. You can fly into Split and out of Dubrovnik or vice versa. More details on the Honeymoon Itinerary.

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Star-Magnet Croatia

It’s official now. CNN has proclaimed Croatia the new destination for celebs in 2010. Now that Dubai has come down with a nasty and most un-cool case of bankruptcy, the A-List needs another haunt to hide from the likes of you. With a galaxy of spots for yachts and 1185 islands, Gwyneth, Sharon, Clint & Andre (all previous Croatia visitors) will have no trouble escaping your prying eyes. Even the lesser lights are finding themselves in Croatia although they, poor things, have to work. Currently filming in Trogir is an episode of the BBC series, Doctor Who with actor Matt … Continue reading →


It is a jewel of a town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site but Trogir was unbelievably crowded, even in mid-June. Pleasure boats crowded the Trogir quay; there were tour groups, gulet-cruising groups and hordes of other camera-clickers. The celebrated cathedral has been fully restored and maybe even over-restored. Parts of the facade looked just too new. I was also surprised at the 15HRK fee to enter but shouldn’t have been; it’s a bargain at twice the price. The large parking lot outside the Old Town was nearly full even though parking is a steep 15HRK/hour, the most expensive on … Continue reading →