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Molly Harris

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Hiking, Cycling, Food + Drink, Culture"

Spend at least two days discovering Dubrovnik, Croatia's star attraction
How Many Days Should You Spend in Dubrovnik?

Whether you have two days or two weeks, Croatia is a fun and beautiful destination to explore. Dubrovnik, also known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic," is easily the most popular city to visit in the country. With a little planning, you'll have an amazing time there and some unexpected experiences too. Whether you have one day or three, you will not run out of things to do in and around Dubrovnik. Keep reading for advice on how many days to spend in Dubrovnik — and what to do while you're there.

Small villages dot the idyllic countryside of Istria in north-western Croatia
13 Days in Croatia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Thirteen days in Croatia allows you to cover multiple regions—you can visit the Dalmatian coast, the Istrian peninsula, and even Montenegro in one trip. You can see more highlights at a reasonable pace by flying open-jaw, thanks to the international flight options to Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik. Learn more with these well-planned itineraries, below.

Island of Krapanj, near Šibenik
12 Days in Croatia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Twelve days is enough time to cover multiple regions in Croatia—such as the Dalmatian coast and the Istrian peninsula—at a reasonable pace. You can take in the main highlights and include some adventure activities by flying open-jaw, thanks to the international airports in Zagreb and Dubrovnik. Learn more with these great itineraries, below!

Saint Nicholas fortress in the bay of Sibenik
11 Days in Croatia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Eleven days is a great introductory trip to Croatia, especially if you focus on multiple cities in a single region like Istria or Dalmatia. You can cover country-wide highlights if you don't mind a fast-paced trip too. Thanks to the international flight options to Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik, you can start your trip in the north and work your way south along the coast. Learn more with these inspiring itineraries, below.

Local fishing boats off the coast of Old Town Sibenik
9 Days in Croatia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Nine days is a great amount of time for an introductory trip to Croatia. Focus on a single region like Dalmatia or Istria for an in-depth stay or cover country-wide highlights for a faster-paced trip. Thanks to the international flight options to Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik, you can start your trip in the north and work your way south down the coast. Learn more with these incredible itineraries below.

Istria makes for one of the best self-drive regions of Croatia
6 Days in Croatia - 6 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Six days in Croatia might be a quick trip but it is plenty of time to explore the best of the country. Consider focusing on a single region like the Dalmatian coast or the northern peninsula of Istria. Or, if you don't mind a fast pace and flying open-jaw—thanks to the frequency of international flights to both Zagreb and Dubrovnik, you can start your trip in the north and work your way to the southern coast. Get a sense of what's possible with the following itineraries.