13-Day Croatia Road Trip from Zagreb to Varaždin, Zadar, Split & Šibenik

Skradinski Buk waterfall, Grad Skradin, Šibenik-Knin County, Croatia
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Starts in
Zagreb
Ends in
Zagreb
Duration
13 days & 12 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 13-day road trip through Croatia.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Croatia. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Zagreb, Varaždin, Zadar, Split, Šibenik, Cerovlje, Pula, Opatija, and Rijeka.

We'll help you experience the best 13 days in Croatia you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Croatia at Zagreb, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Croatia, including the stunning Museum of Broken Relationships and Nikola Tesla Technical Museum.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Zagreb, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 3-star Rooms Sobe ZG. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Park Ribnjak in the city of Zagreb. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing St. Mark's Church and Museum of Contemporary Art.

From the spectacular Lotrščak Tower in the city of Zagreb to the unforgettable St. Michael's Fortress in the city of Šibenik, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Croatia.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Croatia. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Croatia.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Croatia, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Croatia has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Croatia. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 12 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 12 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Croatia fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Croatia today!

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Included

12 nights hotel
Breakfast
13 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Zagreb - city in CroatiaZagreb
Grad Varaždin - city in CroatiaGrad Varaždin
Zadar - city in CroatiaZadar
Split - city in CroatiaSplit
Grad Šibenik - town in CroatiaŠibenik
Cerovlje
Grad Pula - city in CroatiaPula
Općina Tar-Vabriga - city in CroatiaOpćina Tar-Vabriga
Opatija - city in CroatiaOpatija
Grad Rijeka - city in CroatiaRijeka

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Attractions

Museum of Broken RelationshipsMuseum of Broken Relationships
Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, MO "Antun Mihanović", Gradska četvrt Trešnjevka - sjever, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaNikola Tesla Technical Museum
Park RibnjakPark Ribnjak
Zoo Zagreb, Maksimir, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaZoo Zagreb
Maksimir Park, Maksimir, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaPark Maksimir
BundekBundek City Park
Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Mimara, Gradska četvrt Donji grad, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaBotanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Stone GateStone Gate
Ban Josip Jelačić Statue
Cathedral of Zagreb, Gradska četvrt Gornji grad - Medveščak, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaCathedral of Zagreb
Trakoscan CastleTrakoscan Castle
Old Town, Varaždin, Grad Varaždin, Varaždin County, CroatiaOld Town, Varaždin
Maslenica bridge, Zadar County, CroatiaMaslenica bridge
Paklenica National ParkPaklenica National Park
Plaža Jadro
People's Square, Mjesni odbor Poluotok, Zadar, Grad Zadar, Zadar County, CroatiaPeople's Square
Market Zadar, Mjesni odbor Poluotok, Zadar, Grad Zadar, Zadar County, CroatiaMarket Zadar
Sea Organ, Mjesni odbor Poluotok, Zadar, Grad Zadar, Zadar County, CroatiaSea Organ
Crkva sv DonatCrkva sv Donata
Kolovare Beach
Roski waterfall, Grad Drniš, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaRoski waterfall
Krka National Park, Grad Drniš, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaKrka National Park
Skradinski Buk waterfall, Grad Skradin, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaSkradinski Buk waterfall
Dragon's Eye
Vidova GoraVidova Gora
Golden Horn Beach, Općina Bol, Split-Dalmatia County, CroatiaGolden Horn Beach
Amphitheatre Salona, Solin, Grad Solin, Split-Dalmatia County, CroatiaAmphitheatre Salona
Fortress KlisFortress Klis
Saint Domnius CathedralSaint Domnius Cathedral
Riva, Split, Grad Split, Split-Dalmatia County, CroatiaRiva
Park Šuma MarjanPark Šuma Marjan
St Michael's FortressSt Michael's Fortress
Katedrala sv. Jakov, Gradska četvrt Stari grad, Šibenik, Grad Šibenik, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaKatedrala sv Jakov
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Općina Plitvička Jezera, Lika-Senj County, CroatiaPlitvice Lakes National Park
Great Waterfall, Općina Plitvička Jezera, Lika-Senj County, CroatiaGreat Waterfall
Jama - Grotta BaredineJama - Grotta Baredine
MOTODROM POREC, Općina Tar-Vabriga, Istria County, CroatiaMOTODROM POREC
Aquapark IstralandiaAquapark Istralandia
Park forest Zlatni Rt, Grad Rovinj, Istria County, CroatiaPark forest Zlatni Rt
Fazana CROATIA, Općina Fažana, Istria County, CroatiaFazana CROATIA
Pula Arena, Grad Pula, Istria County, CroatiaPula Arena
Aquarium Pula, Grad Pula, Istria County, CroatiaAquarium Pula
Forum Square, Grad Pula, Istria County, CroatiaForum Square
Temple of AugustusTemple of Augustus
Fortress Kaštel, Grad Pula, Istria County, CroatiaFortress Kaštel / Castello
Park Prirode Učka, Grad Opatija, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, CroatiaPark Prirode Učka
Lungomare, Grad Opatija, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, CroatiaGoran Tourist Guide Opatija
Maiden with the Seagull, Grad Opatija, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, CroatiaMaiden with the Seagull
Trsatski kaštelTrsat Castle
Rijeka Tunnel, Mjesni odbor Školjić-Stari grad, Grad Rijeka, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, CroatiaRijeka Tunnel
St Mark's ChurchSt Mark's Church
Museum of Contemporary ArtMuseum of Contemporary Art
Lotrščak TowerLotrščak Tower

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Dec 13 - Dec 25

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Day 1

Day 1 in Zagreb - Arrival Day

  • Zagreb - Arrival Day
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  • Museum of Broken Relationships
  • Nikola Tesla Technical Museum
  • Park Ribnjak
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Croatia begins when you reach the incredible city of Zagreb. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

We also recommend the best 3-star hotels, like the Rooms Sobe ZG.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Zagreb, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Zagreb has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Museum of Broken Relationships. This attraction is a museum and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,324 visitors.

Nikola Tesla Technical Museum is another popular attraction in the city of Zagreb. This unforgettable attraction is a museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,429 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Zagreb is Park Ribnjak. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,719 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb, mekPer's. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,654 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb is mekPer's. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,654 customers.

Locals recommend Restaurant Zelen Dvor as one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,571 customers.

Zagreb also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Zagreb is Vintage Industrial Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,500 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Zagreb is Vintage Industrial Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,500 customers.

Locals also enjoy Hub Cooltura Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,249 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 13-day vacation in Croatia!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Zagreb

  • Zagreb
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  • Zoo Zagreb
  • Park Maksimir
  • Bundek City Park
  • Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
  • Stone Gate
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of City of Zagreb. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Zoo Zagreb, Park Maksimir, Bundek City Park, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of City of Zagreb is Zoo Zagreb. This incredible attraction is a zoo and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 20,991 visitors.

Park Maksimir is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of City of Zagreb. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 16,116 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of City of Zagreb is Bundek City Park. This amazing attraction is a lake and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,103 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. This park and place of interest is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,744 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Stone Gate. This city gate is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,125 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Zagreb.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb, like Dubravkin put. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

Dubravkin put is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Zagreb. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

Locals enjoy Cheese Bar, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Zagreb. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,097 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Zagreb, Swanky Monkey Garden. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,237 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Swanky Monkey Garden. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,237 customers.

Dubravkin put is another of the best bars in the city of Zagreb. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Zagreb and Varaždin

  • Grad Varaždin
  • Zagreb
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  • Ban Josip Jelačić Statue
  • Cathedral of Zagreb
  • Trakoscan Castle
  • Old Town, Varaždin
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Day 3 of your road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit is the amazing Ban Josip Jelačić Statue. This attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,275 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Cathedral of Zagreb. This catholic cathedral and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,886 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in City of Zagreb is another excellent way to spend your new day in Croatia. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Croatia’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets. With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Croatia’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Croatia’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Trakoscan Castle in the region of Varaždin County for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a château and has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 8,155 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Old Town, Varaždin. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,762 visitors, the remarkable Old Town, Varaždin deserves a spot on travelers' bucket lists.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Varaždin.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Varaždin is the 3-star hotel Hotel Porto.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Kolovare is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Varaždin.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restoran Santa Maria, one of the best restaurants in the city of Varaždin. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,000 customers.

Locals also recommend Restoran Santa Maria as one of the best restaurants in the city of Varaždin. Restoran Santa Maria is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,000 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Varaždin is Bedem. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,064 customers.

After dinner, visit Medina Škrinja Pub, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Varaždin. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,374 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Medina Škrinja Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,374 customers.

Alternatively, Medonja is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Varaždin. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 999 customers.

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Day 4

Day 4 in Zadar

  • Zadar
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  • Maslenica bridge
  • Paklenica National Park
  • Plaža Jadro
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Day 4 of your road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Maslenica bridge, Paklenica National Park, Plaža Jadro, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Zadar County is the amazing Maslenica bridge. This attraction is a deck arch bridge that is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,789 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Paklenica National Park. This travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,663 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Croatia’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Croatia. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Zadar, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Zadar is the 3-star Hotel Porto.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Kolovare is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Zadar.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restoran 4 Kantuna, one of the best restaurants in the city of Zadar. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,300 customers.

Locals also recommend Restoran 4 Kantuna as one of the best restaurants in the city of Zadar. Restoran 4 Kantuna is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,300 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Zadar is Restoran 4 Kantuna. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,300 customers.

After dinner, visit Deja Brew Pub Zadar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Zadar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 735 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Deja Brew Pub Zadar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 735 customers.

Alternatively, Deja Brew Pub Zadar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Zadar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 735 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Zadar

  • Zadar
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  • People's Square
  • Market Zadar
  • Sea Organ
  • Crkva sv Donata
  • Kolovare Beach
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On day 5 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the city of Zadar. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible People's Square, Market Zadar, Sea Organ, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the city of Zadar is People's Square. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,215 visitors.

Market Zadar is another popular attraction you'll visit in the city of Zadar. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,029 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Zadar is Sea Organ. This amazing attraction is a tide organ and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 47,400 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Crkva sv. Donata. This church building and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,253 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Kolovare Beach. This is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,482 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Zadar.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Zadar, like Trattoria Mediterraneo. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 762 customers.

Trattoria Mediterraneo is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Zadar. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 762 customers.

Locals enjoy Trattoria Mediterraneo, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Zadar. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 762 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Zadar, Beach Bar Bamboo. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,578 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Beach Bar Bamboo. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,578 customers.

Beach Bar Bamboo is another of the best bars in the city of Zadar. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,578 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Šibenik-Knin and Split

  • Split
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  • Roski waterfall
  • Krka National Park
  • Skradinski Buk waterfall
  • Dragon's Eye
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Day 6 of your road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Roski waterfall, Krka National Park, Skradinski Buk waterfall, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Šibenik-Knin County is the amazing Roski waterfall. This attraction is a park that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,608 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Krka National Park. This popular waterfall and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,077 visitors.

The spectacular Dragon's Eye is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,073 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Croatia’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Croatia. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Split, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Split is the 3-star Hotel Porto.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Kolovare is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Split.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Perivoj restoran i kavana, one of the best restaurants in the city of Split. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,279 customers.

Locals also recommend Perivoj restoran i kavana as one of the best restaurants in the city of Split. Perivoj restoran i kavana is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,279 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Split is Perivoj restoran i kavana. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,279 customers.

After dinner, visit Perivoj restoran i kavana, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Split. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,279 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Perivoj restoran i kavana. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,279 customers.

Alternatively, Perivoj restoran i kavana is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Split. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,279 customers.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Split-Dalmatia and Split

  • Split
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  • Vidova Gora
  • Golden Horn Beach
  • Amphitheatre Salona
  • Fortress Klis
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On day 7 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Split-Dalmatia County. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Vidova Gora, Golden Horn Beach, Fortress Klis, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Split-Dalmatia County is Vidova Gora. This incredible attraction is a mountain and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,013 visitors.

Golden Horn Beach is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Split-Dalmatia County. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 19,515 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Split-Dalmatia County is Fortress Klis. This amazing attraction is a fortress and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,968 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Split.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Split, like Fig Split. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,263 customers.

Fig Split is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Split. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,263 customers.

Locals enjoy Fig Split, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Split. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,263 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Split, Makarun Split. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 532 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Makarun Split. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 532 customers.

Makarun Split is another of the best bars in the city of Split. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 532 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 8

Day 8 in Split and Šibenik

  • Šibenik
  • Split
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  • Saint Domnius Cathedral
  • Riva
  • Park Šuma Marjan
  • St Michael's Fortress
  • Katedrala sv Jakov
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You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in Croatia on day 8 of your road trip. You can decide how much time you want to spend in each place, where you’ll see memorable travel destinations, like Saint Domnius Cathedral, Riva, Park Šuma Marjan, plus many more.

One of the best places to explore in the city of Split is Saint Domnius Cathedral. This excellent attraction is a catholic cathedral that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,692 visitors.

We also recommend you visit the amazing Riva in the city of Split. Around 20,119 travelers rated this attraction with 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Split is Park Šuma Marjan. This amazing attraction is a mountain and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 11,132 visitors.

To experience the local culture, see Croatia’s best attractions, and meet new people at the same time, we highly recommend you go on a tour. You’ll find many top-rated and popular tours in the city, offering unique experiences that will inspire you. On this tour, you can go on an epic adventure to some of the best places to visit in Croatia. You also get to admire popular places of interest. Don't miss out on this opportunity to experience something special in Split.

You could then travel to St. Michael's Fortress for some unforgettable sightseeing experience in the city of Šibenik. This popular attraction is a fortification and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,805 visitors. This outstanding cathedral has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,864 travelers.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Šibenik.

One of the best cottage options in the city of Šibenik is the 3-star cottage Holiday Home Grimalda.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Šibenik, Konoba Vinko. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,094 customers.

Locals recommend Konoba Vinko as one of the best restaurants in the city of Šibenik. Konoba Vinko is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,094 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Šibenik is Restoran Pjat. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 597 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Šibenik, Azimut. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 993 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Azimut. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 993 customers.

Vintage Bar is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Šibenik. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 534 customers.

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Day 9

Day 9 in Lika-Senj, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, and Cerovlje

  • Cerovlje
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  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Great Waterfall
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Day 9 of your road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit is the amazing Plitvice Lakes National Park. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 86,301 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Great Waterfall. This travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 615 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in Lika-Senj County is another excellent way to spend your new day in Croatia. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Croatia’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets. With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Croatia’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Croatia’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Cowboy Village Roswell Fužine in the region of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County for some sightseeing. This popular attraction has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 857 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Cerovlje.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Cerovlje is the 3-star hotel Hotel Milan. This hotel has an average rating of 90.7 out of 5 stars by 214 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Pula City Center Accommodation is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Cerovlje.

If you’re looking for the best cheap apartment, we recommend staying at the 3-star apartment Mimoza Old Town Pula Apartments.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try KONOBA 2. PERON, one of the best restaurants in the city of Cerovlje. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,159 customers.

Locals also recommend KONOBA 2. PERON as one of the best restaurants in the city of Cerovlje. KONOBA 2. PERON is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,159 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Cerovlje is Restoran Agroturizam Dol (Lukačići). This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 375 customers.

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Day 10

Day 10 in Istria and Pula

  • Pula
  • Općina Tar-Vabriga
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  • Jama - Grotta Baredine
  • MOTODROM POREC
  • Aquapark Istralandia
  • Park forest Zlatni Rt
  • Fazana CROATIA
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Day 10 of your road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Jama - Grotta Baredine, MOTODROM POREC, Aquapark Istralandia, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Istria County is the amazing Jama - Grotta Baredine. This attraction is a show cave that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,074 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible MOTODROM POREC. This popular water park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,915 visitors.

The spectacular Park forest Zlatni Rt is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,322 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Fazana CROATIA. This attraction is a popular shopping mall that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,106 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Croatia’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Croatia. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Pula, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Pula is the 3-star Hotel Milan. This hotel has an average rating of 90.7 out of 5 stars by 214 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Pula City Center Accommodation is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Pula.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget apartment, we recommend staying at the 3-star Mimoza Old Town Pula Apartments.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Veritas Food&Wine, one of the best restaurants in the city of Pula. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,550 customers.

Locals also recommend Veritas Food&Wine as one of the best restaurants in the city of Pula. Veritas Food&Wine is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,550 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Pula is Pizzeria Jupiter. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,601 customers.

After dinner, visit Rock Bar Mimoza, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Pula. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 613 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Rock Bar Mimoza. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 613 customers.

Alternatively, The Shipyard Pub is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Pula. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,622 customers.

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Day 11

Day 11 in Pula

  • Pula
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  • Pula Arena
  • Aquarium Pula
  • Forum Square
  • Temple of Augustus
  • Fortress Kaštel / Castello
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On day 11 of your road trip through Croatia, you’ll explore the city of Pula, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Pula Arena, Aquarium Pula, Forum Square, and more. This hotel has an average rating of 90.7 out of 5 stars by 214 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Pula is the 4-star Pula City Center Accommodation.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Pula is the 3-star Mimoza Old Town Pula Apartments.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Pula, like the outstanding Pula Arena. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 48,476 visitors.

Aquarium Pula is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Pula. This incredible attraction is an aquarium and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 6,975 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Pula is the extraordinary Forum Square.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Temple of Augustus. Around 7,999 visitors have given Temple of Augustus archaeological site an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Fortress Kaštel / Castello. Fortress Kaštel / Castello is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,225 travelers.

Come to Pula prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book this experience, or discover other popular activities you can do on this day in Pula.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Pula.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Grill bar Campo, after your day of exploring the city of Pula. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,879 customers.

Bistro Alighieri is another of the best restaurants in the city of Pula. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,688 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Pula is Hook & Cook Pula. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,587 customers.

Locals recommend Hook & Cook Pula, one of the best bars in the city of Pula, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,587 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Pula, Hook & Cook Pula. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,587 customers.

Old City Bar Pula is also one of the best bars in the city of Pula. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,368 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Croatia.

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Day 12

Day 12 in Opatija, Rijeka, and Zagreb

  • Zagreb
  • Opatija
  • Rijeka
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  • Park Prirode Učka
  • Goran Tourist Guide Opatija
  • Maiden with the Seagull
  • Trsat Castle
  • Rijeka Tunnel
  • More

You’ll have time to visit two of the most popular areas in Croatia on day 12 of your road trip. You can decide how much time you want to spend in each place, where you’ll see memorable travel destinations, like Park Prirode Učka, Lungomare, Maiden with the Seagull, plus many more.

One of the best places to explore in the town of Opatija is Park Prirode Učka. This excellent attraction is a park that has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,012 visitors.

We also recommend you visit the amazing Lungomare, an outstanding hiking trail, in the town of Opatija. Around 4,592 travelers rated this attraction with 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the town of Opatija is Maiden with the Seagull. This amazing attraction is a sculpture and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,444 visitors.

To experience the local culture, see Croatia’s best attractions, and meet new people at the same time, we highly recommend you go on a tour. You’ll find many top-rated and popular tours in the town, offering unique experiences that will inspire you. On this tour, you can go on an epic adventure to some of the best places to visit in Croatia. You also get to admire popular places of interest. Don't miss out on this opportunity to experience something special in Opatija.

You could then travel to Trsat Castle for some unforgettable sightseeing experience in the city of Rijeka. This popular attraction is a castle and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,342 visitors. This outstanding tunnel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 212 travelers.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Zagreb.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Zagreb is the 3-star hotel Rooms Sobe ZG.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb, Restoran Vegehop. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 760 customers.

Locals recommend Restoran Vegehop as one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb. Restoran Vegehop is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 760 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb is Vinodol. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,410 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Zagreb, Valhalla beer bar. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,010 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Valhalla beer bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,010 customers.

BarBar XXL is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Zagreb. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 924 customers.

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Day 13

Day 13 in Zagreb - Departure Day

  • Zagreb - Departure Day
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  • St Mark's Church
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Lotrščak Tower
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Day 13 of your road trip in Croatia is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Zagreb before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

St. Mark's Church is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Zagreb. This church building and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,545.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Museum of Contemporary Art art museum is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 3,031 reviews.

You can also stop at Lotrščak Tower fortified tower to capture the beauty and wonder of Zagreb one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,867.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Zagreb before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Zagreb at Boban before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,445 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Boban for your last chance at a meal in the city of Zagreb. The Boban restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,445 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Submarine Burger Frankopanska. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,795 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Croatia and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Croatia!

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