A great option for active travelers who want to combine stunning scenery with outdoor adventure. Starting in Split, you'll explore popular Krka National Park and canyon the Cetina River before taking to the sea to discover Hvar Island. You'll hike, paddle, and rappel your way across the southern Dalmatian coast ending your stay in historic Dubrovnik.
One of the biggest highlights of Šibenik is its abundance of historical sites. You can visit the 16th-century island fortress St. Nicholas’ Fortress, only accessible by boat, plus the hilltop St. Michael's Fortress overlooking the sea. Other castles offering panoramic views include St. John's Fort and Barone Fortress. And no trip to the city is complete without scouring the stone facade of the Gothic-Renaissance cathedral, featuring over 70 sculpted heads.
On the way back to Split, you'll stop at a local restaurant for a traditional Croatian meal.
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Itineraries with Day Trip & Traditional Meal in Šibenik
This eight-day itinerary highlights some of Croatia's most popular attractions with a few less-visited gems. Covering the Dalmatian coast from Split to Dubrovnik, you will stop along the way in Ston on the Pelješac Peninsula, as well as enjoy day trips to Trogir, Krka National Park, and the Elafiti Islands. Discover ancient Roman ruins, medieval town centers historic islands, and trek amid rushing waterfalls.
Uncover Croatia's colorful history and culture on this 6-day itinerary focused on Northern Dalmatia. From the lively capital of Zagreb you'll find your way to the country's most popular park, Plitvice Lakes National Park, and continue to historic Zadar along the Adriatic coast. Cap off your trip with three nights in fascinating Split.