With roots dating back to the 6th century, Dubrovnik holds the reining title as the oldest living walled in city in the world.

Dubrovnik Region is abundant in history and culture, stunning architecture, and picturesque landscapes. Dubrovnik Old Town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage.

Dubrovnik region map

The Dubrovnik - Neretva county ("Dubrovačko-Neretvanska županija") is the southermost Croatian county with an area of 1782 km2. It consists of Dubrovnik and its surrounding (south to Montenegro and north to Pelješac), Pelješac penninsula, Korčula island, Lastovo island, Mljet island and the Elaphites, the Neretva Delta and Baćina lakes and a part of the hinterland near the south slopes of Biokovo.

Best places to visit in Dubrovnik Region

Dubrovnik Travel Guide

Cavtat Travel Guide

Island Mljet Travel Guide

Elaphiti Islands Travel Guide

Island Lopud Travel Guide

Island Šipan Travel Guide

Island Koločep Travel Guide

Highlights of Dubrovnik Region

Main attribute of Dubrovnik region is the Old town Dubrovnik surrounded by magnificent City Walls, but you shouldn't stop exploring! Dubrovnik region has much more to offer, starting from natural beauties such as National Park Mljet or Lokrum Island, gastronomy and oenology pleasures of Pelješac peninsula, or the pinnacle that sun & sea can offer: Šunj beach on Lopud Island.

Of course, there are much more sights that you could visit, so we strongly suggest that you explore each destination by your desire.

When to visit Dubrovnik Region

Tourism offer in the whole region is weather dependant. You can't go wrong by visiting during summer - tourist season starts with April and lasts until mid October. You are encouraged to visit the region out of season. It will be less crowded, but many objects in destinations will be closed. Find out more about Weather in Dubrovnik.

How to get to Dubrovnik Region

Best way to visit Dubrovnik region is by plane with Dubrovnik Airport acting as a central hub. Motorway A1 runs through Dalmatia, but stops at Ploče, which makes visiting Dubrovnik region by car a bit exhausting, but rewarding in the end.

Top 6 things to do in Dubrovnik region

  1. Old town Dubrovnik. Read more about Attractions and things to see/do in Dubrovnik
  2. Wines of Pelješac peninsula. Read more: A Guide to Croatian Wines: Everything You Need to Know
  3. Island Mljet National Park
  4. Island Lokrum (read the spooky legend first!)
  5. Sandy Šunj beach on Lopud Island
  6. Best day trips from Dubrovnik