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Blend Balkan heritage with Mediterranean island vibes, and add extraordinary natural beauty—that's Croatia tours in a nutshell. Do you want to visit Croatia, but don't know how to plan your trip? Let us help! We've partnered with Croatian tour operators who offer itineraries that will hit the mark for all adventurers, especially water-lovers!

Croatia tours include a variety of activities within their itineraries, making them ideal for people who want an action packed adventure. Many locations in Croatia are UNESCO-protected sites, recognized either for their natural or historical relevance—and you will see why. You might hike through National Parks, marvel at the cascading turquoise lakes and waterfalls in pristine forests, or bike around the Dalmatian Islands stopping in medieval towns of stone buildings with red-tiled roofs. Kayak on the sapphire sea among idyllic islands of emerald shrubbery and white-pebble beaches.

Thanks to its geography of coastline and adjacent archipelagos, Croatia is a popular sailing destination. If you want a laid-back tour on the water, check out the sailing itineraries that include a professional Skipper who navigates a private sailboat on the Adriatic Sea, docking on a different island each night. Swim and snorkel in secluded bays to your heart's content!

Croatia tours are the perfect way to sample what the country has to offer, and the pleasant and balmy climate makes it an ideal destination for fair-weather travelers. Croatia’s stunning natural wonders, fascinating medieval history, gorgeous islands, and thousands of miles of coastline on the Adriatic Sea are waiting to be explored! Check out our curated list of Croatia tours to learn more!

Croatia Travel Guide

Looking to plan a trip to Croatia, but aren’t sure where to start? A Croatia travel guide, such as this Ultimate guide to Plitvice Lakes National Park, will provide you with all of the important information that you need to travel within the country. Remember, if you are stuck on what to do or need a little bit of inspiration, Croatia travel guides can go a long way in helping plan your big adventure in the Balkans!

When is the Best Time to Visit Croatia?

The best time to visit Croatia depends on what activities you are looking to do, as well as the specific regions you want to visit on your trip, as the weather in Croatia can vary significantly depending on the region. In general, Croatia experiences hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters, with the coastal regions tending to be warmer and more humid.

In terms of tourism, the peak season in Croatia is during the June to September window when the weather is warm and sunny. The summer months are a great time to visit if you want to enjoy the beaches and take part in outdoor activities, such as hiking or sailing along the coast.

For those who enjoy cooler weather and would like to avoid the crowds, you will certainly want to visit Croatia in the spring or autumn seasons. Lastly, if winter sports are your main reason for traveling to Croatia, you will want to visit during the period between December and March when the ski resorts in the Croatian mountains are open and the weather is cold and snowy.

Popular Activities in Croatia

Bike Tours in Croatia

Whether you are cycling along the Adriatic Coast or mountain biking in the interior, bike tours in Croatia are an incredible experience that will unlock the natural beauty of the Balkans. Book your bike tour in Croatia for an adventure that is filled with culture and breathtakingly scenic views.

Hiking Tours in Croatia

Hiking tours in Croatia are a great way to get to know this lovely country and its beautiful landscapes. Whether you want to complete a laid back walk through the historic streets of Dubrovnik or spend several days hiking on the islands of Vis and Hvar, there is no shortage of amazing hiking tours in Croatia on offer.

Sailing Tours in Croatia

With a world famous coastline made up of rugged cliffs and picturesque islands, it is no wonder that Croatia is one of the premier destinations in the world for sailing. Book one of these sailing tours in Croatia to navigate the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea along the Dalmatian Coast.

Where to Travel in Croatia

Dalmatian Coast

Situated along the eastern shores of the Adriatic Sea, the Dalmatian Coast is a beautifully scenic part of Croatia that is best known for its islands, sandy beaches, and crystal clear waters. Home to a number of large cities like Dubrovnik, Split, and Zadar, the Dalmatian Coast is perfectly suited to being a travel base from which you can explore the rest of Croatia. Whether you want to hike along the coast or try your hand at sailing through its pristine waters, the Dalmatian Coast is a great place to explore.

Frequently Asked Questions About Croatia

How many days in Croatia is enough?

Croatia is a fairly small country, so 10 days should be enough time to fully explore it. With that being said, there are plenty of things to do in Croatia that could allow you to extend your stay.

What is the best way to see Croatia?

Croatia is a beautifully scenic country with many small villages that are best explored by car. Alternatively, if you want a uniquely Croatian experience you could sail along the country’s Dalmatian Coast.

Is Croatia a cheap country to visit?

While it is certainly less-expensive than many countries in Western Europe, Croatia is one of the more expensive countries in the Balkans, and visitors can expect to spend anywhere from 50-120 Euro per day. With that being said, it is still affordable if you are looking for a great place to visit.

What is the nicest part of Croatia to visit?

While there are many charming parts of inland Croatia, the Adriatic Coast is considered by many to be the nicest part of the country, thanks to its scenic views, historic cities, and countless activities on offer.

Do they speak English in Croatia?

While it is not an official language, English is spoken by many people in Croatia, particularly in larger, more tourism focussed cities.

Croatia Tour Highlights

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Situated in the Dinaric Alps, Plitvice Lakes National Park is a nature reserve in Croatia that is home to a breathtaking series of 16 terraced lakes and a large number of waterfalls. The unique landscape of the region makes it an important ecosystem for a variety of plant and animal species, including fish, birds,and mammals. Although Plitvice Lakes National Park is a popular destination for tourists, it is for good reason, and is one of the absolute must-see attractions when visiting Croatia.

Krka National Park

Known for its stunning array of waterfalls, Krka National Park is one of the gems of Croatia. Located in the Dalmatia region, Krka National Park covers an area of roughly 142km², much of it made up of the winding rivers, pristine lakes, and waterfalls that characterize the region. In addition to its natural importance, Krka National Park is also home to a variety of historic sites, including medieval monasteries and Roman ruins, making it a great place to visit for nature lovers and historians alike!

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Hvar Island Walking Tour

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Visit the Dalmatian island of Hvar for a walking holiday in sunny Croatia. During the Hvar Island Walking Tour, you’ll spend three beautiful days enjoying the walking paths along the coast and between the charming villages of the island.

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Vis Island Walking Tour

Croatia
Walking
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4 days
From US $450
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Of all of Croatia’s islands, Vis may be the most intriguing. Set deeper into the Adriatic Sea than its neighbours, Vis was kept off-limits to the general public until the Yugoslav army abandoned it in 1989. This has kept its stunning natural charms intact, with plenty of space to explore away from the summer crowds.

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5-day Sailing Adventure in Croatia Tour

Croatia
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Partially Guided
5 days
From US $575
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What better way to enjoy a holiday than sailing in the Adriatic Sea. This guided sailing tour allows you to book a private sailboat for your group. The boat comes with a skipper, so you do not need to pilot the boat, just enjoy the incredible Croatian coast, spending days exploring islands, towns, coves and swimming in the Sea.

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3-day Sailing Adventure in Croatia Tour

Croatia
Sailing
Partially Guided
3 days
From US $650
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Have you ever thought about a sailing tour, where you get to explore the bays and Islands of the Adriatic? Then this 3-day Croatian sailing tour is for you.

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Istrian Castles to Coast Walking Tour

Croatia
Walking
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7 days
From US $725
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The Istrian Castles to Coast Walking Tour is a relaxing walking trip from Motovun, the heart of Istria in northern Croatia, to Opatija, an elegant 19th century coastal resort on the stunning Adriatic coast. This town’s turbulent history is reflected in the wide variety of monuments, architectural styles, cuisine and even language that you’ll appreciate upon arriving. As you walk, the strong Italian influence of nearby Venice is unmistakable throughout the undulating hills and medieval hilltop villages that resemble those of central Italy 30 years ago.

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Istria Coastal Walking Adventure

Italy
Walking
Self-Guided
8 days
From US $895
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Explore the beautiful Mediterranean peninsula of Istria on this 8-day self-guided hiking tour. Find yourself in three different countries as you hike from coastal fishing villages in Italy into the hilltop towns in the hills of Croatia.

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Venice to Croatia Cycling Tour

Italy
E-Bike
Self-Guided
8 days
From US $895
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The self-guided cycling tour from Venice to Porec, Croatia is a unique opportunity to ride the Adriatic coastline all the way from Venice to Croatia. This tour offers unbeatable scenery and unforgettable experiences.

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Istria Deluxe Cycling Tour

Croatia
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Self-Guided
8 days
From US $925
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On this outstanding cycling trip, you will become one with the greens and blues of the lush, undisturbed landscape of the idyllic peninsula of Istria in Croatia. Ride with the sea breezes on your face as you pass through enchanting forests, olive groves, and vineyards. On the Istria Deluxe Cycling Tour, you’re never far from the natural beauty, rich culture, and storied history of this region.

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Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour

Croatia
Walking
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7 days
From US $950
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Croatia is known for gorgeous coastlines, historic cities and towns, and crystal-blue waters—and you’ll get to explore all that and more on this 7-day self-guided hiking tour of Hvar and Brac islands! Over a week, you will visit the charming towns of Split, Hvar, Jelsa, and Supetar, all of which showcase Croatia’s classic red-tiled roof buildings on narrow stone streets. Get a view from above on hikes like Marjan Hill, which leads you above Split, or Vidova Gora, the highest peak on Brac island. Not only will the hikes take your breath away, but you get to recuperate with delectable Mediterranean cuisine, some of Croatia’s best wine in Jelsa, and the Adriatic Sea never too far away from your hotel.

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Croatian Islands Walking Tour

Croatia
Walking
Self-Guided
7 days
From US $1,125
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The Dalmatian coast and its islands have long been a glamorous destination for sun-seekers, but the hiking opportunities should not be overlooked! On this 7-day self-guided walking tour, experience three of Croatia’s best islands, along with two of its most renowned coastal cities.

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Self-Guided Slovenia Gravel Riding Adventure

8 days
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Discover the amazing landscapes and epic gravel trails of beautiful Slovenia! The self-guided Slovenia Gravel Riding Adventure will take you on exciting rides across the country where you’ll test yourself on mountains and delight in the incredible Slovenian nature parks.

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Sailing from Split to Dubrovnik Tour

Croatia
Sailing
Partially Guided
7 days
From US $1,150
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How does a week aboard a private sailboat in the Adriatic Sea? This incredible sailing tour comes with your own private skipper, who will take you on a week-long journey off the coast of Croatia, exploring the Adriatic and wonderful islands that Croatia is well-known for.

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Cycle Touring in Slovenia

9 days
From US $1,325
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Take a self-guided cycling adventure across the spectacular Slovenian landscapes towards Coratia’s perfect coast! The Cycle Touring in Slovenia Tour is a wonderful way to see this underrated country and enjoy the incredible natural beauty that leads to the oceans of Croatia.

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Croatian Islands Mountain Biking Tour

8 days
From US $1,425
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Take your vacation beyond the beaches of Croatia on this amazing mountain biking holiday. The Croatian Islands Mountain Biking Tour is an incredible itinerary that explores the trails on the beautiful islands south of Split.

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Cycling the Northern Croatian Islands

Croatia
E-Bike
Self-Guided
8 days
From US $1,425
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The Croatian islands in the northern Adriatic Sea are so much more than a beach destination! The Cycling the Northern Croatian Islands tour takes you on an exciting mountain bike adventure where you can experience the surreal natural beauty of popular islands and hidden gems.

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Croatian Trekking from Split to Dubrovnik

Croatia
Walking
Self-Guided
8 days
From US $1,650
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Get to know Croatia’s heavenly Dalmatian Islands on this self-guided trekking tour. Imagine savouring Mediterranean food and culture while you explore some of the most stunning places in all of Croatia.

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Dalmatia Mountain Biking Tour

6 days
From US $1,925
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Feel the Adriatic breeze on your face while you take on exhilarating mountain bike rides from Zadar to Hvar in Dalmatia. Croatia has so much to see, not limited to its national parks, historic sites, and inviting rocky coastline next to crystal-blue waters. To fuel your journey, pick from your favourite Mediterranean dishes and drinks, including fresh-caught seafood! If you want to experience Croatia and want to do it on two wheels, this is the perfect opportunity.

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Croatia Family Multisport Adventure

Croatia
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7 days
From US $2,025
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This family-focused Croatian adventure tour will make memories that will last a lifetime. You and your family will enjoy a week filled with adventure for the whole family. With guided tours throughout the week, you’ll get to hike, bike, raft, zipline, kayak, and sail in the stunning Adriatic Sea. Admire and absorb the culture of Dalmatia, Istra, and central Croatia. There’s a new way to get your blood pumping each day!

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Croatian Coast Hiking tour

8 days
From US $2,050
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This exciting hiking holiday is the ideal way to explore Croatia’s unbelievable northern coast! Hike to stunning lakes, up mountains, and across islands that reveal the incredible natural beauty of Croatia.

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Hike and Kayak the Dalmatian Islands

Croatia
Sea Kayak
Partially Guided
8 days
From US $2,125
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The dynamic Dalmatian archipelago awaits you! On foot, explore two cities on the Croatian mainland, and go by ferry to explore the islands of Brac, Hvar, and Korcula during this 8-day tour.

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