Luxury 10-Day Relaxed Croatia Road Trip Vacation from Dubrovnik to Šibenik

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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 10-day road trip in Croatia with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Croatia at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Dubrovnik, Šibenik, and Drniš. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 4 nights in Dubrovnik and 5 nights in Šibenik. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Croatia.

Experience an easy 10-day self-drive tour across Croatia with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Croatia so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Croatia. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 10-day journey across Croatia and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Croatia. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Croatia.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Croatia. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Lovrijenac in Dubrovnik. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Dubrovnik Cable Car.

Traveling leisurely through Croatia means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Šibenik Cathedral. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Krka National Park. Get close to the spectacular Skradinski buk and the wonderful Diocletian's Palace. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Croatia. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Croatia has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Croatia's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Croatia.

By the end of your 10-day road trip through Croatia, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Croatia and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Croatia. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 9 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 10 days of your self-drive road trip in Croatia. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 10-day vacation in Croatia and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Croatia today!

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Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

The aerial view of Dubrovnik, a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea, Europe.Dubrovnik / 4 nights
Grad Šibenik - town in CroatiaŠibenik-Knin County / 5 nights
Split city beaches aerial view, Croatia.Split

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Diocletian's Palace
Krka National Park, Grad Drniš, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaKrka National Park
Photo of Split waterfront and Marjan hill aerial view, Dalmatia, Croatia.Forest Park Marjan
Photo of beautiful Skradinski Buk Waterfall In Krka National Park, Dalmatia Croatia.Skradinski buk
Dubrovnik Cable Car - Žičara DubrovnikDubrovnik Cable Car
Photo of the general view of Dubrovnik, Fortresses Lovrijenac and Bokar seen from south old walls, Croatia.Lovrijenac
Photo of panoramic view of the old town center and cathedral of St James, most important architectural monument of the Renaissance era in city of Sibenik, CroatiaŠibenik Cathedral
Beach Mala Raduča
Porat Dubrovnik, Grad Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, CroatiaPorat Dubrovnik
The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Grad Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, CroatiaThe Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Statue of Our Lady Of Loreto
Roski waterfall, Grad Drniš, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaRoski waterfall
Photo of fountain Neptune in Trsteno Arboretum, Croatia.Trsteno Arboretum
Photo of aerial view of famous Kašjuni beach from Marjan Hill, Split, Croatia.Kašjuni Beach
Photo of the architecture of the Rector's Palace is a mix of late Gothic and early Renaissance styles and due to an unfortunate series of events.The Palace was built in the 15th Century in Dubrovnik, Croatia.Rector's Palace, Dubrovnik
St. Nicholas’ Fortress, Gradska četvrt Zablaće, Šibenik, Grad Šibenik, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaSt Nicholas’ Fortress
Forest Park Velika and Mala Petka, Grad Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, CroatiaForest Park Velika and Mala Petka
Photo of the Sponza palace in Dubrovnik, Croatia.Sponza Palace
Plaža Sveti Jakov, Grad Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, CroatiaPlaža Sveti Jakov
Falconry center, Grad Šibenik, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaFalconry center
Photo of large Onofrio Fountain on the Square at Stradun Street in the Old city of Dubrovnik, Croatia.Onofrio fountain
Aquarium Terrarium Šibenik, Gradska četvrt Stari grad, Šibenik, Grad Šibenik, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaAquarium Terrarium Šibenik
Park Orsula, Grad Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, CroatiaPark Orsula
Tvrđava Minčeta, Grad Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, CroatiaTvrđava Minčeta
St. John's Fort, Gradska četvrt Šubićevac, Šibenik, Grad Šibenik, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaSt John's Fort
Photo of beautiful aerial view of green Island Lokrum Near Dubrovnik Surrounded by a Big Blue Sea, Sailboats, Boats and a Yacht.Lokrum
Photo of Fort Royal on Lokrum Island, Croatia.Fort Royal
Uvala Minerska bay, Gradska četvrt Zablaće, Šibenik, Grad Šibenik, Šibenik-Knin County, CroatiaUvala Minerska bay
Plaża ŽaborićŽaborić
Photo of aerial view about St. Nicholas Fortress (Croatian: Tvrđava sv. Nikole) which is located at the entrance to St. Anthony Channel, near the town of Šibenik in central Dalmatia, Croatia.St Nicholas Fortress
Rak Winery
Town of Sibenik museum panoramic, Dalmatia, CroatiaŠibenik City Museum
Merit Casino Libertas, Grad Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, CroatiaMerit Casino Libertas
Nikola Mihanović Fountain

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Day 1

Day 1 – Dubrovnik - arrival day

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  • Forest Park Velika and Mala Petka
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Croatia begins when you reach Dubrovnik, where you’ll stay for a total of 4 nights.

Dubrovnik is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Velika and Mala Petka Forest Park. Around 1,663 visitors have rated this fascinating park and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Dubrovnik offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Pantarul. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,208 customers.

Shizuku -Japanese cuisine- serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Dubrovnik has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,123 reviews.

Urban & Veggie - Vegan Restaurant Dubrovnik is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 671 customers, Urban & Veggie - Vegan Restaurant Dubrovnik is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Dubrovnik looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Dubravka 1836 Restaurant & Cafe, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,837 reviews.

Peppers Eatery+Cocktails offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Dubrovnik. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 691 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Promenada. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 725 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Croatia! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Croatia!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Dubrovnik

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Drive 8 km, 26 min

  • Sponza Palace
  • Rector's Palace, Dubrovnik
  • The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
  • Porat Dubrovnik
  • Dubrovnik Cable Car
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Croatia, you'll explore the best attractions in Bosanka at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Bosanka, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Sponza Palace. This incredible palace has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,613 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Croatia by seeing another popular site in Bosanka, the wonderful Rector's Palace, Dubrovnik. This museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,613 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. This church has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,611 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Porat Dubrovnik. This top-tier point of interest is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,634 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Croatia. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Bosanka itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Croatia extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Bosanka. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Restaurant Maskeron. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 527 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at TuttoBene Pizzeria & Fast Food, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. TuttoBene Pizzeria & Fast Food is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 3,218 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Yacht Club Orsan. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,514 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Bosanka and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Love Bar. This vibrant bar is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 373 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Mr Foster bar. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 295 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Hotel Lapad. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Hotel Lapad has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 999 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Croatia, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Dubrovnik

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Drive 22 km, 44 min

  • Fort Royal
  • Plaža Sveti Jakov
  • Lokrum
  • Lovrijenac
  • Park Orsula
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Day 3 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Croatia gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Dubrovnik and visit more of its attractions.

Dubrovnik has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Croatia. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Lovrijenac, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Lovrijenac has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,189 visitors.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Dubrovnik by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Dubrovnik.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Dubrovnik, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

CHIHUAHUA Cantina Mexicana is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Dubrovnik-based food place has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,001 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Taj Mahal hotel Lero is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Taj Mahal hotel Lero proved an excellent choice for around 853 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Dubrovnik is Culto Restaurant, which has an average score of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 592 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Dubrovnik, Celtic Bar Belfast Dubrovnik. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.6 over 5 stars given by 804 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Beach Bar Dodo. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.7 over 5 stars by 407 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Sports Pub Mario may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 386 customers have rated it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Dubrovnik and end day 3 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Croatia on a great note!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Šibenik

  • Dubrovnik
  • Šibenik-Knin County
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Drive 286 km, 3 hours 26 min

  • Tvrđava Minčeta
  • Nikola Mihanović Fountain
  • Onofrio fountain
  • Trsteno Arboretum
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Day 4 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Trsteno. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Šibenik, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 5 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Trsteno Arboretum is waiting for you. This arboretum has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,112 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Trsteno has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Croatia. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Šibenik. In Šibenik, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Croatia.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Dubrovnik is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Restoran Pjat, one of the best restaurants in Dubrovnik. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 597 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Restoran Pjat.

Locals also recommend Konoba Nostalgija as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Konoba Nostalgija as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,069 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Kod Starog Bistro. Kod Starog Bistro is another of the most popular places to eat in Dubrovnik. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 810 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Azimut. Azimut is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 993 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Vintage Bar. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 534 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Bronzin. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Bronzin is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 735 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Šibenik

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Drive 3 km, 14 min

  • Šibenik City Museum
  • Šibenik Cathedral
  • Aquarium Terrarium Šibenik
  • St Nicholas’ Fortress
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Day 5 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Croatia serves as your introduction to Šibenik. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Croatia and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Šibenik, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 943 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 4-star Amadria Park Hotel Ivan. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 727 guests, Amadria Park Hotel Ivan is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star Amadria Park Beach Hotel Niko offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Amadria Park Beach Hotel Niko is a top-rated budget hotel in Šibenik with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 856 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Šibenik. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Šibenik, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Šibenik City Museum. This museum and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Šibenik. The fascinating Šibenik City Museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 176 travelers.

Šibenik is also home to the captivating Šibenik Cathedral, a local cathedral and another popular attraction in the city. About 7,478 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Aquarium Terrarium Šibenik is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Croatia. Rated an average of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 1,073 travelers, Aquarium Terrarium Šibenik proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible St. Nicholas’ Fortress. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing top-tier point of interest and attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,867 reviews.

Every year, travelers gather around this fascinating sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Šibenik, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Croatia.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Croatia. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Šibenik, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Šibenik is Argola Sibenik Restaurant - Pizzeria. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,128 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Pelegrini for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Šibenik. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 626 customers.

Another alternative is 希贝尼克更多排档. This restaurant serves a variety of comforting food and drinks and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 724 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Šibenik. At Moderato Coffee & Cakes, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 581 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your relaxed road trip at Cocktail bar REBUS, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars in 152 reviews.

Mystic is also one of the best places in Šibenik where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 168 customers.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Croatia!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Šibenik

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Drive 20 km, 38 min

  • Falconry center
  • Rak Winery
  • St John's Fort
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Croatia, you'll explore the best attractions in Dubrava kod Šibenika at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Dubrava kod Šibenika, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Falconry center. This incredible top-tier point of interest has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 1,209 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Croatia by seeing another popular site in Dubrava kod Šibenika, the wonderful Rak Winery. This must-see tourist destination is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 1,209 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Croatia. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Dubrava kod Šibenika itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Croatia extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Dubrava kod Šibenika. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Restoran No. 4. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 542 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Pub&wine bar Scala, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Pub&wine bar Scala is rated 4.7 stars out of 5 by 362 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Gastro Italiano. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,471 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Dubrava kod Šibenika and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Coffee & Wine bar NaMaLo (Na Maloj Loži). This vibrant bar is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 120 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Moby Dick Caffe Bar. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 545 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Caffe bar Domald. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Caffe bar Domald has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 363 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Croatia, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Šibenik

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Drive 42 km, 1 hour 35 min

  • St Nicholas Fortress
  • Uvala Minerska bay
  • Žaborić
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Day 7 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Croatia gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Šibenik and visit more of its attractions.

Šibenik has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Croatia. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular St. Nicholas Fortress, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible St. Nicholas Fortress has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 498 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Uvala Minerska bay. This city feature got an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from its 539 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Šibenik is the notable Žaborić. The popular Žaborić is a highlight of many travel packages in Šibenik. As a matter of fact, this remarkable must-see tourist destination has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 526 travelers.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Šibenik by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Šibenik.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Šibenik, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Buffet Šimun is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Šibenik-based food place has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,390 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Dalmatian Ethno Village is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Dalmatian Ethno Village proved an excellent choice for around 1,217 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Šibenik is Atrium, which has an average score of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 882 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Šibenik, VINO&INO. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.5 over 5 stars given by 199 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Caffe bar Majstor & Margarita. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.6 over 5 stars by 181 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Caffe Bar Garage may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 144 customers have rated it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Šibenik and end day 7 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Croatia on a great note!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Šibenik

  • Šibenik-Knin County
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Drive 162 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • Statue of Our Lady Of Loreto
  • Beach Mala Raduča
  • Skradinski buk
  • Krka National Park
  • Roski waterfall
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One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating park, the stunning Krka National Park. Around 58,673 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Šibenik for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of Croatia by eating at one of the best restaurants in Šibenik.

With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 700 customers, the dining experience Propeti Poni offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in Croatia.

Stari Grad is another pleasant place to eat in Šibenik. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 867 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At Caffe PALMA, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in Šibenik is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 315 customers.

You can also unwind and enjoy a few drinks at Bistro Pucalina, another well-known bar in Šibenik. Customers have rated this city bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 202 reviews.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in Croatia is all about!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Dubrovnik

  • Split
  • Dubrovnik
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Drive 339 km, 5 hours 7 min

  • Diocletian's Palace
  • Forest Park Marjan
  • Kašjuni Beach
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Day 9 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Split. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Dubrovnik, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Diocletian's Palace is waiting for you. This museum has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 76,537 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Marjan. This unique mountain is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 12,490 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Kašjuni Beach. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,800 visitors, this beach is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Split has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Croatia. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Dubrovnik. In Dubrovnik, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Croatia.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 518 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Vita Bella.

Locals also recommend Magellan, Restaurant & Caffe Bar as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Magellan, Restaurant & Caffe Bar as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 569 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Hotel Adria. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,882 customers.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Caffe & Night Bar AMOR. Caffe & Night Bar AMOR is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 396 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Fratellos Prosecco Bar Dubrovnik. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 209 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Seven Sins. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Seven Sins is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 161 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Dubrovnik - departure day

  • Dubrovnik - Departure day
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  • Merit Casino Libertas
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Day 10 of your relaxed road trip in Croatia is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Dubrovnik.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Dubrovnik once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Croatia on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Merit Casino Libertas is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Dubrovnik. This top sight is a popular casino, rated an average of 3.9 out of 5 stars by 127 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 10 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Dubrovnik or just grab something light to keep you going.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Dubrovnik and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 10-day relaxed road trip in Croatia is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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