Dubrovnik Travel Guide
Dubrovnik unfolds as a stunning city where echoes of history linger in ancient stone walls, and the Adriatic Sea gracefully waltzes with the rhythm of the coastline and its islands.
Every cobblestone street invites you into a fresh chapter of exploration in this 'Pearl of the Adriatic.' It's more than a destination; it's a time-traveling experience through culture and breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in the UNESCO-listed Old Town and the enchanting villages scattered across the Dubrovnik region. Prepare for a Game of Thrones-inspired adventure.
Here's what you should know to plan your trip to Dubrovnik.
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Where to stay in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik is situated on the southern coast of Croatia and is renowned for its historic old town, stunning landmarks, and picturesque beaches. You can choose from a variety of accommodations, including lavish hotels and comfortable apartments, guesthouses, hostels and private rooms. Old Town Dubrovnik is home to many hotels, ranging from five-star to mid-range options, while beachfront hotels offer a more laid-back experience.
Hostels are cheap travel accommodations, especially when compared to staying in a hotel. Check out the best hostels in Dubrovnik.
For a more authentic experience guesthouses, apartments, and villas are available for rent throughout the city's quieter neighbourhoods. Dubrovnik's charming streets, spectacular vistas, and rich history make it a popular destination for travellers worldwide.
Traveling to Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik is a breathtaking destination that combines UNESCO heritage, natural beauty, and a rich history. To get there, flying is the easiest and quickest option, but there are also excellent highways and bus connections. Additionally, there are ferry connections from neighbouring countries and islands available. If you're driving from Split, consider swapping the wheels for a catamaran like Krilo and island-hopping along the way.
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Get insider tips on the best things to do in Dubrovnik, including top sights, activities, and dining. If you're short on time, two days in Dubrovnik is enough to explore Old Town and see the main attractions. For a more relaxed experience with time for beach or pool lounging and day trips, four days is ideal.
Dubrovnik's Old Town is a must-visit, surrounded by walls that date back to the 9th century. Wander the cobbled streets, explore charming boutiques, and dine at sea-to-table restaurants.
Take a short boat ride to Lokrum, an uninhabited island lush with pines, palms, and cypress trees.
Game of Thrones fans can go on a tour of Dubrovnik and see the filming locations of the fictional city of King's Landing. For a panoramic view of the city, take the cable car to Srđ, a mountain with a history that dates back to the Turkish invasion and Napoleonic fortification.