Classic Croatia Self Drive

Zagreb - Plitvice Lakes NP - Zadar - Trogir - Dubrovnik

Covering Croatian hot spots this ready to go itinerary is designed for comfort and easier day by day navigation allowing you to be in charge of your holiday. Just pick the vehicle size and accommodation standard to suit your style.

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1

Upon arrival in Croatia’s capital city, take a private transfer to your hotel. Day at leisure.

Day 2

Explore the city’s historical and cultural sights. Later treat yourself to a visit of the famous Dolac Markets. Zagreb is well known for its great shopping items such as the famous 'cravat' (silk tie). (B)

Day 3
Zagreb - Plitvice

Your car will be delivered to your hotel and after breakfast drive via Karlovac to the Lika region; one of the last remaining brown bear habitats in Europe and its sanctuary in the National Park of Plitvice Lakes. (B) Approx. driving time: 3 hours

Day 4
Plitvice Lakes

After breakfast explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Plitvice National Park. Starting at the lower lakes and continue your walk to the upper lakes. (B)

Day 5
Plitvice - Zadar - Trogir

Today drive through the Velebit mountains, on to Zadar on the Adriatic. Continuing along the coastal route to the UNESCO protected town of Trogir. Nestled between the mainland and Čiovo Island, it is often referred to as an open-air museum. Free time to explore. (B) Approx. driving time: 4 - 5 hours (1.30hrs to Zadar & 2.30hrs from Zadar to Trogir)

Day 6
Trogir - Dubrovnik

Today drive to Split and visit UNESCO’s Heritage site of the Diocletian Palace before continuing along the beautiful Makarska Riviera renowned for its amazing pebble beaches and on to Dubrovnik. From the moment your eyes rest on the UNESCO protected Old Town, it will be clear why it is referred by many as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic'. Drop off your car on arrival. (B) Approx. driving time: 5 hours

Day 7

This morning take a 10 minute bus ride to the old town dating back to the 7th century. Dubrovnik was once a powerful rival to Venice in the fight over merchant trade & sea rule. Take in the sights of St Blaise’s Church, Sponza Palace, Dukes Palace, and Franciscan Monastery with an ancient Pharmacy dating back to 1317. (B)

Day 8

You will be transferred to Dubrovnik Airport by private vehicle. Tour ends. (B)


  • Airport transfers on Day 1 & 8
  • 7 nights in selected hotels or similar
  • Zagreb (2 nights) Hotel Central
  • Plitvice (2 nights) Hotel Jezero
  • Trogir (1 night) Palace Derossi
  • Dubrovnik (2 nights) Hotel Lero
  • Service charges & hotel taxes
  • Breakfast daily (B)
  • Opel Corsa Automatic A/C or similar
  • Rent A Car Code - EDAR
  • 4 days (Day 3 - 6)
  • Vehicle unlimited mileage, CDW, TP


  • Entrance fees Museums & National Parks
  • Fuel & additional vehicle insurances
  • Hotel parking charges where applicable

Pricing and Accommodation

Departures between
01 Apr 17 - 31 Oct 17
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Included Accommodation (or similar)

Zagreb - Hotel Central

Plitvice Lakes NP - Hotel Jezero

Dubrovnik - Hotel Lero

Would you like to extend your stay?

Zagreb - Hotel Central

From $76 per person, twin share

Dubrovnik - Hotel Lero

From $84 per person, twin share

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