Useful Tips For Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik - Pearl of the Adriatic


Dubrovnik is a city on the Dalmatian Coast, in Croatia. Dubrovnik is an important destination on the Adriatic coast. Visit the old town of Dubrovnik, who joined the World Heritage of UNESCO and has become an objective worth seeing by thousands of tourists.  

Dubrovnik International Airport (DBV) is located in Cilipi, 20 km from Dubrovnik, near the town. You can use a connection through Zagreb or Frankfurt to get to this location, or fly directly during summer season. Journey time from the airport to the city center is about 30 minutes.

Places worth visiting:

  • The Old Town - Great Fountain of Onofrio, from which drinking water flows through 16 ornamental masks.
  • The fortress Walls - the same ticket for the Fortress Walls gives you access to Fort Lovrjenac
  • Franciscan Monastery Complex – where it is the oldest pharmacy in Europe and this pharmacy works since 1317.
  • Luza Square – where it is the Rolando's Column (Orlando), being located right in the middle of the market. Behind the column is the Church of St. Blaise, the patron Saint of Dubrovnik. The church was built between 1705-1717 by the architect and Venetian sculptor, Marino Gropelli.
  • Rectors Palace - houses the Museum of Dubrovnik and is located in front of the Cathedral of Dubrovnik.
  • Sponza Palace, Dubrovnik City Walls,
  • Cathedral of the Assumption - entrance to the cathedral is free
  • Dubrovnik Aquarium
  • Tower Minceta - offers a splendid panorama of the city plan, Fort Lovrijenac and the island Lokrum
  • Take the Cable Car to reach the Mount Srd - To see the whole city from above and to enjoy the panoramic view from the two bunk terraces.
  • Old Port - shows a colorful image because of the many recreational boats moored to the shore.
  • Outside Dubrovnik – to visit Lokrum Island - In this island wrecked Richard the Lion heart. It is uninhabited, has Mediterranean vegetation and on the hill there are the ruins of a Benedictine monastery.
  • Sunj beach - Sandy beach on Lopud, just a short ferry ride from Dubrovnik
  • See kayaking from Dubrovnik


Good to know

  • Croatian currency is ‘’kuna’’


  • In the citadel the prices at restaurants are spicy but outside of the city, prices are lower


  • With the ticket for the Rector's Palace, you can go also at the Maritime Museum and the Rupe Ethnographic Museum


  • Croatian cuisine consists of fish, seafood, shrimp, scallops and calamari in combination with prosciutto and other cheeses, olives, rice and pasta.

Useful links


Dubrovnik Map:


Dubrovnik Tourist Board:


Cabriobus Map:


Regular ferries daily run by Jadrolinija:


Essential city guides:


Recommended accommodation

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik:

Kazbek Dubrovnik Hotel:

Boutique Hotel Stari Grad:


Recommended restaurants

EastWest Beach Club Restaurant:

Proto Dubrovnik Restaurant:

Sesame Restaurant:


Recommended shopping areas

Shopping in Dalmatian Coast

For further information or updates visit the official website of Dubrovnik:











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Croatian cuisine consists of fish, seafood, shrimp, scallops and calamari in combination with prosciutto and other cheeses, olives, rice and pasta.


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