Croatia 10-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 20 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Croatia.

Croatia’s rich culture, stunning coastline and ruggedly beautiful islands, and wealth of history mean it has something to suit the preferences of any traveler. In 10 days you can cover key highlights on a classic route from the medieval fortress city of Dubrovnik in the country’s south to the dynamic capital of Zagreb in the northwest. Or, you might like to focus your attention on a single region, like that of the romantic Istrian Peninsula where you can explore a land full of vineyards, olive groves, stunning Venetian-style coastline, and hilltop towns leftover from the Middle Ages. 

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Picturesque alleyways of Hvar Town
Map of Classic Croatia: Zagreb, Plitvice, Hvar & Dubrovnik - 10 Days
Classic Croatia: Zagreb, Plitvice, Hvar & Dubrovnik - 10 Days

This 10-day tour highlights the southern Dalmatian coast from the Roman port city of Split to the medieval fortressed walls of Dubrovnik, with your first stop in Croatia's capital, Zagreb. Experience stunning landscapes and rich, ancient culture on this adventurous route as you visit breathtaking national parks, Roman ruins and kayak off the mainland to nearby islands.

Diocletian's Palace in Split, Croatia
Map of Best of Dalmatia: Dubrovnik, Korčula, Hvar & Split - 10 Days
Best of Dalmatia: Dubrovnik, Korčula, Hvar & Split - 10 Days

A combination of diverse cultural exploration and active adventure, this 10-day itinerary highlights the southern Dalmatian coast. You'll explore historic Dubrovnik, ancient Split, and idyllic Hvar, as well as venture to nearby islands, Krka National Park, and Sibenik. You'll bike Korcula Island, kayak off of Dubrovnik and Hvar, sail amid the Pakleni Islands, and discover the island of Brac.

St. Euphemia Church dominates Rovinj's skyline
Map of Best of Croatia: Zagreb, Rovinj, Plitvice & Split - 10 Days
Best of Croatia: Zagreb, Rovinj, Plitvice & Split - 10 Days

Explore Croatia's top cities and cultural sights on this 10-day Best of Croatia tour. Start in Zagreb, the country's capital, before moving on to explore the Roman ruins, Venetian-style architecture, and medieval hilltop towns of the Istrian Peninsula. After spending a night in stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park, you'll work your way down the Adriatic coast to visit Zadar, Šibenik, and Split, as well as enjoy a fun day of sailing to the quaint island of Šolta.

Near Split, lies the island-city of Trogir
Map of Best of Croatia & Slovenia: Dubrovnik to Ljubljana - 10 Days
Best of Croatia & Slovenia: Dubrovnik to Ljubljana - 10 Days

Discover the best of Croatia and Slovenia with this beautiful 10-day route, starting with two nights in the medieval fortressed city of Dubrovnik and ending in Ljubljana, the Slovenian capital. Navigate the narrow stone streets of Trogir, the eclectic island-city, admire the captivating beauty of Skradin on an e-bike tour, and explore the underground network of caverns in Postojna Cave. You'll visit ancient coastal cities, tour national parks, and take in plenty of exquisite scenery along the way.

Supetar harbor on the island of Brač
Sailing Dalmatia: Vis, Lastovo, Mljet, & Brač - 10 Days

Enjoy 10 days of sun and sea on a private sailboat as you cruise to and between some of Croatia's most popular—as well as more remote—Adriatic islands. From Split, you'll chart a course to quiet Vis Island for two nights before continuing to the untouched paradise of Lastovo, the saltwater lakes of Mljet National Park, fortified Korčula, picturesque Hvar, and rugged Brač. You'll swim and snorkel secluded bays, dine on fresh-caught seafood and drink local wine, and drop anchor to visit frozen-in-time island villages.

Red-roofed homes of Motovun, a hill town in the the Istrian peninsula
Map of Unique Highlights of Croatia: Motovun, Pula, Grabovac, Trogir, & Hvar - 10 Days
Unique Highlights of Croatia: Motovun, Pula, Grabovac, Trogir, & Hvar - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary highlights some of Croatia's more popular attractions, including the medieval hill town of Motovun and the "Adriatic Pearl," Dubrovnik, with a unique twist. For example, you'll venture into the romantic Istrian peninsula to seek out the prized truffle and explore Dubrovnik's limestone-paved streets on a private tour of two of the country's most esteemed artists. You'll also discover trendy cafés in Zagreb, marvel at Plitvice Lakes' enchanting beauty, listen to Zadar's Sea Organ, and visit famed Diocletian's Palace in Split.

Cliff face on the island of Koločep
Map of Hidden Gems of Dalmatia: Koločep, Mljet, Šolta Island, & Trogir - 10 Days
Hidden Gems of Dalmatia: Koločep, Mljet, Šolta Island, & Trogir - 10 Days

Discover the hidden gems of Croatia with this 10-day tour of the Dalmatian coast, featuring time spent in the popular and historic coastal cities of Dubrovnik and Split. You'll explore the peaceful island hamlets and idyllic wooded setting of Koločep, the raw beauty of the Pelješac peninsula, and Mljet, the greenest Adriatic island.  You'll hike, bike, swim and sail quiet islands, ancient cities, and sparkling seas.

The Old Town of Dubrovnik
Best of Dalmatia: Split, Hvar, Korčula & Dubrovnik - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary of the Dalmatian coast features a perfect mix of culture, history, and relaxation as you discover ancient Roman cities, island villages, rugged landscapes, and coastal ramparts. Begin with a walking tour of Split before kayaking, sailing, and cycling the islands of Hvar and Korcula, working your way south through the Peljesac Peninsula to visit Ston. End your stay in medieval Dubrovnik, where you'll have the day to explore beautiful beaches and medieval villages along Montenegro's Adriatic coastline.

The town of Omis at the mouth of the Cetina River, southeast of Split
Croatia Multisport: Plitvice, Paklenica, Split, & Dubrovnik - 10 Days

This 10-day multisport itinerary combines culture and history with a large dose of adventure. You'll explore historical cities along the coast, hike through rugged mountain landscapes, relax on idyllic islands, and visit Croatia's most famous national parks. The trip begins in the capital of Zagreb before heading south to Zadar, through Plitvice Lakes National Park, over the Zrmanja River, to the Dalmatian coast and onward to medieval Dubrovnik.

Twins playing in the shallows of the clear Adriatic Sea
Map of Croatia Family Vacation: Zagreb, Rovinj, Split, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 10 Days
Croatia Family Vacation: Zagreb, Rovinj, Split, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 10 Days

Enjoy this 10-day family adventure highlighting the top attractions that will delight both parents and children. From Zagreb, you'll transfer to the romantic countryside of the Istrian peninsula to check out Pula and its Roman ruins before settling in Hotel Amarin for two nights just outside Rovinj. Next, you'll explore the coastal cities of Zadar and Split and kayak from Hvar Town to the Pakleni Islands, capping off your holiday with time spent in Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic," and a child's playground.

The Church of St. Euphemia marks the beautiful Old Town of Rovinj at sunset
Magical Istria: Zagreb, Rovinj, Zadar, & Plitvice Lakes - 10 Days

Often referred to as "Tierra Magica," you'll set out to explore a romantic land full of vineyards, olive groves, stunning Venetian-style coastline, and hilltop towns leftover from the Middle Ages. This complete 10-day itinerary includes four nights in Rovinj with the added bonus of visiting Zagreb, Zadar, and Plitvice Lakes National Park. You'll wander amid Venetian influenced architecture as you pass under archways, through alleyways, and up stone stairwells in Rovinj, visit Tito's former home on Veli Brijun, and dine on fresh seafood in Premantura.

Mali Ston on Pelješac Peninsula
Classic Croatia: Dubrovnik, Korčula, Split, & Zagreb - 10 Days

This itinerary combines culture, history, and adventure. Begin in southern Croatia and work your way up the coast, stopping along the way to explore the Pelješac Peninsula, Pakleni and Hvar islands, and the stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park. Cap off the trip with a night in Zagreb, the Croatian capital, and wander its pedestrianized sections around Bogovićeva and Preradovićeva.

Savor Dalmatian cuisine and sip native wines in Marco Polo's hometown of Korčula
Map of Croatia Luxury Tour: Zagreb, Zadar, Split & Dubrovnik - 10 Days
Croatia Luxury Tour: Zagreb, Zadar, Split & Dubrovnik - 10 Days

If spending a week and a half exploring the best Croatia has to offer sounds like a welcome plan, then this luxury itinerary is perfect for you. Start in lively Zagreb, where world-class museums, energetic nightlife, and a stellar food scene leave you wanting more. Continue to the Dalmatian coast for the world's best sunsets in Zadar, a private food tour and exclusive rooftop dining experience in Split, and postcard-perfect beaches on Vis Island before ending your stay discovering the medieval and Baroque delights of Dubrovnik's gleaming streets.

Zip your way across the Cetina River Canyon
Dalmatia Adventure: Dubrovnik, Korčula, Hvar & Split - 10 Days

Explore the Dalmatian coast from Dubrovnik to Split on this 10-day adventure. Walk the historic 75-foot defense walls in medieval Dubrovnik, kayak out to Lokrum Island, and bike the Konavle wine region before heading off to the islands of Korčula and Hvar.  You'll step back in time on Korčula as you hike the historic Napoleon path and take in the array of stunning sights on Hvar before capping off your stay with an adrenaline-fueled day of activities along the Cetina River.

The coastal town of Hvar
Dalmatia Adventure: Split, Hvar, Korčula & Dubrovnik - 10 Days

Explore Croatia's historic port cities, rugged landscapes, and charming islands with this balanced 10-day Dalmatian coast adventure starting in Split and ending in Dubrovnik. Amble alongside waterfalls and rapids in the stunning Krka National Park, join a sunset kayaking excursion from Hvar to the Pakleni islands and pedal through Lumbarda wine country on Korčula. You'll trek along the southern slopes of Mt. Ilija on the Pelješac Peninsula, explore the medieval fortressed city of Dubrovnik, and spend a day touring the spectacular Adriatic coastline and seaside towns of Montenegro.

Cycling the Croatian coast
Cycling South Croatia and the Dalmatian Islands - 10 Days

This cycling trip is a combination of classic highlights and hidden gems that are worth visiting in the Dalmatia region of Croatia. Ride through Brač Island, known for its stone sculptures and quarries that have been used in the construction of iconic monuments like Diocletian's Palace and the White House in Washington, DC Bike around Korčula Island to experience the local white wines and historic architecture around Old Town. End your trip in Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage site filled with rich history and culture. That's just a glimpse of all the places you'll get to experience on bike and foot.

Cycling in Mljet National Park
Hike, Bike, & Kayak in the Dalmatia Region of South Croatia - 10 Days

This multi-sport trip around the Dalmatia region is designed for those who like to be active on their vacation while staying put in the same region. Explore the many islands of the Pelješac Peninsula by walking, hiking, cycling, and/or kayaking around the scenic landscapes. Visit the city of Dubrovnik to experience the rich history and culture of Croatia through its architecture and food. Find time to relax on the famed beaches of Koločep Island.

Sail to the Elafiti Islands on this family vacation
Map of Family Adventure on Croatia's Dalmatian Coast - 10 Days
Family Adventure on Croatia's Dalmatian Coast - 10 Days

Perfect for older kids and teens, this 10-day family tour along Croatia's sun-soaked Dalmatian Coast is brimming with boating adventures, Adriatic swimming, and plenty of beach time. Sunbathe on the wave-like formation known as the Zlatni Rat, then explore lakes, waterfalls, and diverse wildlife at Krka National Park. Hop a motorboat to Hvar and enter the famous Blue and Green Caves, kayak around Korcula's coastline, and end your tour with a laidback sailing trip aboard a private vessel from Dubrovnik.

Croatia family trip
Map of Dalmatian Coast Family Adventure: Trogir, Stari Grad & Cavtat - 10 Days
Dalmatian Coast Family Adventure: Trogir, Stari Grad & Cavtat - 10 Days

This 10-day, family-friendly Croatia tour starts in Trogir, where you'll stroll through the Old Town and take in sea views from the promenade. Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park and hike among the park's terraced lakes and massive waterfalls, then head to the island of Hvar and the town of Stari Grad for swimming, snorkeling, and beach time. Explore the mystical green and blue caves of Vis, learn to cook an authentic Croatian meal, and see history come alive in the ancient city of Dubrovnik,

Let the kids explore Dubrovnik
Map of Family Fun on Croatia's Coast: Split, Hvar & Dubrovnik -10 Days
Family Fun on Croatia's Coast: Split, Hvar & Dubrovnik -10 Days

This 10-day family adventure starts in Split, where you'll walk cobblestone streets, see historic landmarks, and swim and snorkel on pebbled beaches. Then, take a private boat tour to the unusually-shaped beach of Zlatni Rat, disembarking on the island of Hvar for bike rides through lavender fields and olive groves. Ride a cable car to the top of Dubrovnik's Srd Mountain, sea kayak to Lokrum Island, and walk the soaring heights of ancient fortress walls.

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