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Dubrovnik City Breaks

The historic and beautiful town of Dubrovnik has re-emerged as a cosmopolitan destination for travellers looking for something just a little different - medieval charm, Mediterranean sun and laid-back sophistication.

Insider Tip

Don't leave without tasting the black squid risotto or oysters from the seafood restaurants in the Old Town.

Dubrovnik city map
 

Must See

 

must see in dubrovnik

Rector's Palace A beautiful Renaissance palace housing a fascinating museum and art gallery; it's often used for concerts due to its superb acoustics. 

Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary This magnificent cathedral replaced the original which was built with money donated by Richard the Lionheart.

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Must Do

must do in dubrovnik

Take a stroll up and down the Placa Stradun, the city's main thoroughfare, particularly in the early evening when the locals come out to promenade.

For the best views of the city, take a walk around the top of the medieval city walls.

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Food & Drink

food and drink in dubrovnik

Dubrovnik has some wonderful restaurants, ranging from gourmet palaces to simple cafes. The local food is based on the fresh produce of the Mediterranean, featuring seafood and plenty of Italian influences. Grilled meats, stews and goulash, pasta, roasted vegetables, and a variety of sweet pastries, including baclava, feature on the menus. Apart from the extremely strong local spirit, rakija, you'll find some good value local wines from the Peljesac Peninsula and from Kanve. Look out for delicious strong coffee in the traditional coffee houses.

 

 


Shopping

shopping in dubrovnik

The Old Town of Dubrovnik is home to many artisan craftspeople specialising in domestic crafts. Good purchases are tablecloths, linens, napkins, traditional dolls, hand-made cosmetics from the Franciscan monastery, wine and other textiles. Local tradition has it that the necktie was invented in Croatia.



 


Excursions

excursions in dubrovnik

Old Town Walking Tour

An expert guide will help reveal the finest sites of the old walled city. Starting at the Pile Gate, you will wander through the narrow streets, experiencing the history and culture of this magnificent city.

Departs: Daily. Duration: 2-3 hours.
Adults from £16.

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