12 days in Croatian Islands Itinerary

12 days in Croatian Islands Itinerary

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12 days in Croatian Islands Itinerary

Start: Chicago
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  18​h
1
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Bol, Brac Island
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Chicago

5
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Step out of Hvar with an excursion to Tomic Winery in Jelsa--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Spanjola, step off the mainland to explore Pakleni Otoci, stroll through Mlini Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar holiday planner.

Chicago, USA to Hvar is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Chicago in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Hvar: highs are around 72°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Speed Boats Tours

5
nights
Bol, Brac Island

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Venture out of the city with trips to Speed Boats Tours (in Milna), Supetar (Supetar Bay & Supetar cemetery) and Makarska Harbour (in Makarska). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora, contemplate the long history of Dolina Blaca, do a tasting at Stina, and enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bol tour planner .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Bol takes 4.5 hours. October in Bol sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Supetar, Makarska Harbour
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Makarska Harbour ©
Makarska Harbour
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)

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