Top attractions in Dubrovnik
Top Tours & Activities in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik is a must-see city! Set against a backdrop of a cobalt blue sea, the old town walls have protected its architectural treasures in a pretty package for centuries. Once visiting this gem on the Adriatic coast, you'll promise to return again.
Paved in limestone that shimmers like water in the sunlight, the pedestrian street from the 11th century runs through the heart of the old town and is popular day and night.
Dedicated to St. Blaise, today's 18th-century Baroque structure stands on the site of previous cathedrals. A gold-plated arm, leg and skull of the saint are in the treasury.
Located on Ulica Žudioska (Jewish Street), it's the world's oldest Sephardic synagogue still in use and dates to 1408. It's also the second oldest in Europe, the one in Prague is the oldest.
The construction of the wall to encircle the city started in the 9th century. It underwent further enhancements, including the addition of 15 forts, in the 15th century.
Built upon a rock 121 feet above the sea, the fort dates to the early 14th century. The inscription over the entrance reads: Freedom is not sold for all the gold in the world.
For a stunning view of Dubrovnik's waves of terracotta rooftops punctuating an endless, azure blue sea, take the cable car up to this mountain top rising over 1300 feet.
The lush botanical park in the town of Trsteno boasts a Renaissance residence, Neptune Fountain, and aqueduct. The two Oriental Plane trees at the entrance are 500 years old.
Also known as Kalamota Island, this tranquil spot is a quick trip from Dubrovnik. Enjoy a dip in the crystal clear waters or a paddle by kayak through the Blue Cave.
With boat service every 30 minutes from Dubrovnik, the island is a great getaway for the day. There are hiking trails, plenty of peacocks wandering around and places that serve lunch.
The island is famous for its white wines and some say the birthplace of Marco Polo. Blessed with great architecture and history - the town of Korčula will certainly enchant you.
You can see the major attractions within the walled city in two full days, but consider Dubrovnik as a base to explore the surrounding area on some day-trips. This option also allows you to enjoy spending more time in the old town in the evening.
You'll only need your own two feet when visiting the attractions in the old town. At first it may seem like a complex maze to navigate, but it's fun to explore. You'll find one side of the Stradun is flat, while the other side is steep in parts. Buses 1A, 1B and 1C run regularly between the old town and the main bus station.
Staying within the old town is an ideal place to be, but suggested areas outside the city walls include Lapad and Ploce, the later being a bit hilly with nice views over historical Dubrovnik.
- CurrencyCroatian Kuna (kn)
- Time ZoneUTC (+01:00)
- Country Code+385
- Best time to visitThe cruise ships and 'Game of Thrones' fans flood the city from May to August. Its best to visit during the late Spring when you can wander the city freely and the weather warm but not yet at peak heat. Keep in mind the boats to the islands are infrequent during the off-season.
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What people are saying about Dubrovnik
Eventhough I do not not watch Game of Thrones, the tour was more of a sightseeing tour for me. 2 hours was more than enough time for me. The castle and buildings were beautiful and I loved the sights in Croatia.
The day trip to Bosnia & Herzegovina is a must do. We were picked up on time and immediately started our road trip to Bosnia. Kruno is an excellent guide... absolutely world class! From the first greeting, he was warm and welcoming. He made all the guests feel comfortable with his safe and careful driving. He allowed us all more than enough time at each stop to enjoy all that was on offer. Kruno entertained us all with interesting stories and history on Croatia and Bosnia sharing his knowledge on all the areas we visited plus more. Even though we were only in Bosnia for a day, with this tour and all the villages you visit, you will feel as if you've emerged yourself in the country. Kruno points out the "local" things you can do; eat and drink so that you get the full experience. The drive was amazing with lots of beautiful scenery ... the Dalmation Coast and beautiful Bosnian countryside - vineyards, mountains and valleys. Mostar is a fascinating town to visit! 5 stars!
A well planned route through the locations, with great pictures from Game of Thrones shown by our guide, to help us visualise the place in action. Our guide had worked on the show, so was able to give us some really detailed information on the making of the programme. Lots of opportunity to take pictures in the settings, and some history of Dubrovnik thrown in for good measure. Would recommmed.
Loads of food and wine! Ana is. Wry informative and knowledgeable about DUbrovnic and shares her knowledge in a friendly way. We were Icky to,have a group of only four! I highly recommend this,tour.
Would definitely book again through this company...great guide, great information and awesome tour all round.