19 days in Central Croatia Itinerary

19 days in Central Croatia Itinerary

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19 days in Central Croatia Itinerary

Start: Perth
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  25​h
1
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Zagreb
— 9 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Perth

7
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Step out of the city life by going to Plitvice Lakes National Park and Veliki Prstavac. Step out of Plitvice Lakes National Park with an excursion to Rastoke in Slunj--about 50 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Le Parc National de Plitvice. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes and explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner .

Perth, Australia to Plitvice Lakes National Park is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Perth to Plitvice Lakes National Park, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Rastoke ©
Rastoke

9
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, and stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary site .

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Zagreb are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Room Escape Games
Nature & Wildlife Tours
River Rafting & Tubing