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Dubrovnik is a city on the Adriatic Sea in southern Croatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its total population is 42,615.

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1 - Walls of Dubrovnik

The Walls of Dubrovnik are a series of defensive stone walls surrounding the city of Dubrovnik in southern Croatia. With numerous additions and modifications throughout their history, they have been considered to be amongst the great fortification systems of the Middle Ages, as they were never breached by a hostile army during this time period.

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2 - Srđ

Srđ is a low mountain just behind the walled city of Dubrovnik in Dalmatia, Croatia. The mountain, part of the Dinaric Alps, has a height of 412 metres.

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3 - Jet Skiing in Dubrovnik

Jet Ski Rental in Dubrovnik is a great experience for all those who wish to discover the beautiful landscape around the Adriatic Sea. Renting a jet ski is the best way to spend a fun and thrilling time with your friends or family! Jet skiin...

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4 - Lokrum

Lokrum is an island in the Adriatic Sea 600 metres from the city of Dubrovnik, Croatia. It stretches from northwest to southeast and receives regular ferry service from the city. Austrian archduke Maximilian once had a holiday home on the island. A monastery and a botanical garden survive from his era.

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5 - Sponza Palace

The Sponza Palace, also called Divona, is a 16th-century palace in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Its name is derived from the Latin word "spongia", the spot where rainwater was collected.

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6 - Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik

Discover the jewel in Dubrovnik's crown on the sea kayaking tour of Koločep Island. For kayakers and divers, Kolocep is the most interesting of 13 Elaphiti Islands. Home to blue caves, secret coves and deserted sandy spits, Kolocep showcas...

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7 - Stradun

Stradun or Placa is the main street of Dubrovnik, Croatia. The limestone-paved pedestrian street runs some 300 metres through the Old Town, the historic part of the city surrounded by the Walls of Dubrovnik.

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8 - Lovrijenac

Fort Lovrijenac or St. Lawrence Fortress, often called "Dubrovnik's Gibraltar", is a fortress and theater outside the western wall of the city of Dubrovnik in Croatia, 37 metres above sea level.

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9 - Hiking / Trekking in Cavtat

   14 km away

Why not experience a nice hike in nature as you discover pathways that date back to late Medieval times! The Stone Crosses route is something you can't miss in Cavtat. The Stone Crosses hiking excursion offered by TM Adventure will part from the&nbsp...

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10 - Franciscan Church and Monastery

The Franciscan Church and Monastery is a large complex belonging to the Order of the Friars Minor. It consists of a monastery, a church, a library and a pharmacy. It is situated at the Placa, the main street of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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11 - Lazzarettos of Dubrovnik

The Lazzarettos of Dubrovnik is a group of interconnected buildings located 300 meters away from the walls of Dubrovnik that were once used as a quarantine station for the Republic of Ragusa.

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12 - Zip-Lining in Dubrovnik

Du the Wire is the longest coastal Zipline above the Adriatic Sea, located near the Old town Dubrovnik with a starting point on a small hill at 175 metres (574 feet) above sea level. The wire is as long as 900 metres (3,000 ft.) and is set ...

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13 - Dubrovnik Synagogue

The Old Synagogue in Dubrovnik, Croatia is the oldest Sefardic synagogue still in use today in the world and the second oldest synagogue in Europe. It is said to have been established in 1352, but gained legal status in the city in 1408.

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14 - Elaphiti Islands

The Elaphiti Islands or the Elaphites is a small archipelago consisting of several islands stretching northwest of Dubrovnik, in the Adriatic Sea. The Elaphites have a total land area of around 30 square kilometres and a population of 850 inhabitants.

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15 - Scooter in Dubrovnik

On this tour, you will experience all the must-see viewpoints of Dubrovnik. Our guide will take you to the remains of the 14th-century church built by the people of Dubrovnik in honour of St. Orsula, the protector of virgins and virgin purity. He wil...

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16 - Cavtat

   13 km away

Cavtat is a village in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia. It is on the Adriatic Sea coast 15 kilometres south of Dubrovnik and is the centre of the Konavle municipality.

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17 - Harbor

   13 km away
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18 - Lopud

   15 km away

Lopud is a small island off the coast of Dalmatia, southern Croatia. Lopud is economically the most developed of the Elaphiti Islands, and can be reached by boat from Dubrovnik, Trsteno, Orašac and Zaton.

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Why should you visit Dubrovnik ?

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How to visit Dubrovnik ?

Why travel to Dubrovnik?

Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a stunning coastal city in Croatia. Known for its historic old town and picturesque views, it has gained popularity due to the hit TV show, Game of Thrones. The city's rich history, beautiful architecture, and crystal-clear waters make it an ideal destination for history buffs, beach lovers, and food enthusiasts alike.

How to get there?

The easiest way to reach Dubrovnik is by flying into Dubrovnik International Airport, which is well connected to major European cities. From the airport, you can take a shuttle bus or taxi to the city center, which takes around 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can arrive by ferry from various destinations along the Croatian coast or even by road, crossing the border from Montenegro or Bosnia and Herzegovina.

What to book in advance?

To make the most of your trip, consider booking some activities and attractions in advance. Popular options include guided walking tours of the Old Town, Game of Thrones themed tours, and boat trips to nearby islands such as Lokrum and the Elaphiti Islands. Booking in advance can save you time and help you avoid long queues, especially in peak season.

What are the costs?

Dubrovnik can be quite pricey compared to other Croatian destinations. Expect to pay around €100-€150 per night for mid-range accommodations and around €20-€30 for a meal at a decent restaurant. Entrance fees for popular attractions, like the city walls and cable car, range from €10-€20.

What are the best things to do?

1. Stroll the historic city walls, offering panoramic views of the city and the sea.
2. Visit the iconic Lovrijenac Fortress, a filming location for Game of Thrones.
3. Take a cable car ride to the top of Mount Srđ for breathtaking views.
4. Explore the beautiful island of Lokrum, a short boat ride from the city.
5. Wander through the picturesque streets of the Old Town and visit its many churches, museums, and squares.

Where to eat?

1. Nautika Restaurant: Dine on exquisite seafood dishes with a stunning view of the Adriatic Sea.
2. Dubravka 1836 Restaurant & Café: Enjoy traditional Croatian cuisine with a modern twist at this popular eatery located near the city walls.
3. Barba: Try Dubrovnik's famous street food, octopus burgers, at this small yet charming fast-food joint.

Where to stay?

1. Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik: This luxurious 5-star hotel offers stylish rooms, a private beach, and a stunning cliffside location.
2. Villa Orsula: A boutique hotel with a beautiful garden, elegant rooms, and views of the Adriatic Sea.
3. Fresh Sheets Kathedral: A cozy bed and breakfast located in the heart of the Old Town, perfect for budget travelers.

Off the beaten path

For an unusual travel experience, visit the abandoned Kupari resort, located about 10 km south of Dubrovnik. Once a luxurious holiday resort for the Yugoslav military, it was heavily damaged during the 1990s conflict and has since been left in ruins. Explore the eerie, abandoned buildings, and enjoy the peaceful, untouched beaches that surround the area.

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Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. It is known for its old town surrounded by huge stone walls dating from the 16th century. Its well-preserved monuments range from the Baroque Church of St. Blaise to the Renaissance Sponza Palace and the Gothic Rector's Palace, now a history museum. The limestone-paved Stradun (or Placa) pedestrian street is lined with shops and restaurants

Dubrovnik, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is a must-see city when it comes to staying in Croatia. Its feudal fortifications jutting out into the Adriatic, its many historical sites and its peaceful atmosphere will seduce travelers.
The Sponza Palace, the island of Lokrum from the old port or the Onofrio Fountain are all surprises to be discovered in this city that can be visited on foot.

It is an ideal destination for a city-break: in two or three days, you can see a large part of the city and do the must-sees: visit the ramparts, walk in the old town, visit some monuments...

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How to get around Dubrovnik ?

The bus: Getting around Dubrovnik is very well done by bus. Tickets are very affordable and you can buy a day pass.
Car: You can rent a car directly on site. It costs approximately 22 euros per day.

Nature reserves, beaches, lakes, mountains, waterfalls, walled towns... everything is there to make your stay enjoyable. Located by the sea, with its beautiful historic old town, Dubrovnik is one of the most interesting places to visit in Dalmatia.

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