Croatia 6-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 15 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Croatia.

In just under a week you could plan an active excursion throughout Croatia, one of the less-visited gems of Europe. Start with a cycling tour beginning in Split, located on the Dalmatian Coast, whose 4th century Diocletian's Palace takes up most of the city’s historic center. You could also take your cycling adventure to Vidova Gora, the highest peak in the Adriatic, as well as to the Peljesac Peninsula and down to the historic city of Dubrovnik.

See our itineraries below or read our guide to the best 6-day trips in Croatia.

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Cycling tours Dalmatian coast
Map of Self-Guided Cycling Tour: Split to Dubrovnik - 6 Days
Self-Guided Cycling Tour: Split to Dubrovnik - 6 Days

Perfect for cyclists seeking a sunny, self-guided itinerary, this Croatian cycling adventure spans the best of the beloved Dalmatian Coast. Start your adventure in ancient Split, where Diocletian's Palace sits along the sea. You'll cycle through olive groves and vineyards on nearby islands before making your way south to Dubrovnik.

View of Split, Croatia
Explore Dalmatia from Split to Dubrovnik - 6 Days

Discover the Dalmatian Coast on this six-day tour of Croatia, starting in the city of Split with its 4th-century Diocletian's Palace and sprawling Marjan Park. Head inland to explore one of the country's waterfall-infused parks (Krka or Plitvice) before heading south to Dubrovnik to walk its old town and historic walls. Along the way, stop on the Peljesac Peninsula for old fortifications, world-famous oysters, and delicious red wine, plus an optional kayaking excursion.

Sweeping views from Brač
Map of Mountain Biking the Croatian Islands: Brač, Hvar, & Korcula - 6 Days
Mountain Biking the Croatian Islands: Brač, Hvar, & Korcula - 6 Days

Pack your cycle gear and head to the Adriatic on this 6-day cycling tour across three of Croatia's most beautiful islands. Conquer the highest peak on Brač, take in the sweeping ocean views of Hvar, and pedal slowly through the beautiful interior landscape of Korčula. Bookend your cycle rides with visits to Croatia's most popular coastal towns, Split and Dubrovnik.

Take in a sunset over Dubrovnik from atop Srđ Mountain
Best of Dalmatia: Dubrovnik, Korčula, Hvar, & Split - 6 Days

Visit the highlights of Croatia's famous Dalmatian coast. Begin in Dubrovnik, heading to the islands of Korčula and Hvar next, before ending your trip in the vibrant city of Split, spending an extra day in Hvar to sail to the nearby Pakleni islands. Along the way, you will explore medieval towns, discover baroque architecture, and visit ancient Roman ruins.

Sailing in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Croatia
Sailing Dalmatia: Vis, Korčula, Hvar & Brač - 6 Days

Sail to four of Croatia's most popular Adriatic islands—Vis, Korčula, Hvar, and Brač. Enjoy the sea breeze and sunshine as you relax and delight your senses onboard your private sailboat, stopping along the way to swim, snorkel, and explore charming coastal towns. You'll begin and end in Split and chart a route to nearby islands with time spent to discover the beautiful Pakleni archipelago.

A rocky shore on Korčula
Best of Dalmatia: Split, Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik - 6 Days

This itinerary is perfect if you want to discover the best of Croatia's Dalmatian coast in a short amount of time. Start in Split by exploring Diocletian's Palace before jumping-off to Hvar and Korčula, then passing through the rugged Pelješac Peninsula to Dubrovnik for fortressed walls and baroque architecture.

The old town of Sibenik on the Adriatic coast in Dalmatia
Northern Dalmatia: Zagreb, Plitvice, Zadar, & Split - 6 Days

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.

The stunning blue-green waters of the Adriatic kiss the Cavtat shoreline
Map of Croatia Luxury Tour: Split, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 6 Days
Croatia Luxury Tour: Split, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 6 Days

This short and decadently sweet itinerary is perfect for travelers who are short on time and love indulging in luxurious travel experiences. You'll tour the Dalmatian coast beginning with a food tour of local delicacies in Split, then it's off to Hvar to explore dazzling beaches and rugged island scenery before joining a private boat tour to nearby islands. Your holiday ends in Dubrovnik, where you'll enjoy a walking tour of the historic city as well as visit the rustic countryside of the Konavle region.

The town of Fazana on the coast of Istria
Map of Magical Istria: Zagreb, Rovinj, Brijuni, & Pula - 6 Days
Magical Istria: Zagreb, Rovinj, Brijuni, & Pula - 6 Days

Spend six days touring Croatia's magical Istrian Peninsula, starting and ending in the dynamic capital of Zagreb. Soak in the stunning beauty of the romantic countryside as you work your way to the Venetian-influenced city of Rovinj on Istria's coast, your base for the next three nights. You'll discover nearby medieval hilltop towns of Grožnjan, Oprtalj, and Motovun, as well as visit the small fishing town of Fažana, explore Brijuni National Park, and tour Pula's famous Roman ruins.

Kayaking the open Adriatic Sea to the Pakleni archipelago from Hvar
Map of Croatia Family Vacation: Split, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 6 Days
Croatia Family Vacation: Split, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 6 Days

With an exciting focus on activities sure to keep both parents and kids entertained, this quick 6-day itinerary begins in the ancient coastal city of Split and ends in the limestone-paved town of Dubrovnik. You'll discover Roman ruins throughout Split, from palaces and sphinxes to historic gates, kayak the Adriatic Sea to the wooded Pakleni Islands from sunny Hvar,  and enjoy an afternoon looking on as the kids take up the reins and ride a pony (or horse) at Honey Valley, near Dubrovnik.

Walk and hike along the lake trails around Plitvice National Park
Croatia Multisport: Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, & Šolta - 6 Days

This itinerary is great for those who are short on time and looking for a mixture of adventure and culture. You'll spend six days discovering Croatia from the lively capital, Zagreb, through the stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park to the historic port city of Split. You'll then have a day of adrenaline on the Cetina River before a final day to relax, swim, and sail around Šolta Island just off the coast of Split.

The Elafiti Island of Koločep, the southern most inhabited Croatian Island
Scenic Southern Dalmatia: Dubrovnik, Pelješac, Korčula, & Elafiti Islands - 6 Days

This 6-day itinerary provides an in-depth look at popular Dubrovnik and its surrounding scenic attractions. Spend time wandering the Pearl of the Adriatic's medieval streets and massive fortress walls and kayak out to nearby Lokrum Island for a unique perspective of the city. You'll sail to three of the vegetation-covered Elafiti Islands, visit an oyster farm in Mali Ston, and pedal through the charming countryside of the Konavle.

Discover trails and coastline around the islands of Dalmatia
Dalmatia Adventure: Split, Hvar, Korčula, & Dubrovnik - 6 Days

Spend six days exploring historical town centers, walking centuries-old trails, and pedaling through ancient wine country on this fun adventure of the Dalmatian coast. Begin in Split for a self-guided tour of the city's top attractions like the famous Diocletian's Palace, then make your way to Hvar for a late afternoon paddle to the Pakleni Islands. Board a ferry to Korčula to bike to family-run wineries to taste native wines, before driving through the ruggedly beautiful Pelješac Peninsula, and ending your stay in the "Pearl of the Adriatic," Dubrovnik.

Ston and its defense wall and saltpans
Dalmatia Adventure: Dubrovnik, Pelješac, Korčula & Split - 6 Days

Spend six days uncovering Croatia's historic and rugged beauty on this active itinerary. Start in Dubrovnik for an in-depth walking tour of its Old Town, followed by an afternoon paddle to nearby Lokrum Island. Drive through the diverse landscape of the Peljesac Peninsula to Korcula and in time for a bike ride across the island, then round out your trip with a night in the ancient coastal city of Split.

Dramatic sea cliffs on Lopud
Hike & Bike Southern Dalmatia: Korčula, Pelješac, Elafiti Islands & Dubrovnik

Experience the natural beauty of Croatia's Dalmatian Coast on this 6-day active itinerary. The island of Korčula is your jumping-off point for just under a week of hiking and biking—plus some downtime to enjoy the region's famed beaches and turquoise waters. Cycle through vineyards and taste the local reds on the rugged Pelješac Peninsula, bike around the lush forests and lakes of Mljet Island's National Park, and hike across the idyllic Elafiti Islands. Your adventure ends overlooking the Adriatic from the magnificent walled city of Dubrovnik.

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