Whether it’s history, architecture, beaches, island hopping, food or wine you’re after, Dubrovnik has it all. The city becomes buzzing throughout the main season, so retiring to a private villa can often be the best way to experience it.
Dubrovnik is among the 10 best preserved medieval walled cities in the world and has quickly become one of the most popular and renowned cities in Europe. In 1979 the city joined the list of UNESCO world heritage sites. Dubrovnik is steeped in stunning architecture, sculptural detail, and boasts spectacular churches, monasteries, museums, and fountains. Whether you have visited the city a 100 times of or once, Dubrovnik never fails to amaze visitors resulting in returning guests year after year.
Although Dubrovnik has a population which barely exceeds 40,000, it is known to be the wealthiest area in Croatia, boasting 19 5 star hotels. The city was built on maritime trade. In the Middle Ages it became the only city-state in the Adriatic to rival Venice. The city now focusses on the tourism industry which in recent years has evolved to cater for the most discerning clientele providing some of the best fine dining restaurants in the country.
Due to the location of Dubrovnik and the nature of the Dalmatian islands there are many day trips to be experienced to ensure you have an eventful vacation even for the busiest of travellers.
A multitude of typical towns and excursions include: The Elaphiti Islands, the attractive town of Cavtat, the Konavle valley, Mljet Island, Korčula Island, Ston and Peljesac Peninsula. The neighbouring towns of Kotor and Perast in Montenegro or Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina also make for intriguing day trips.Whether it’s history, architecture, beaches, island hopping, food or wine you’re after, Dubrovnik has it all. The city becomes buzzing throughout the main season, so retiring to a private villa can often be the best way to experience it.
The International airport of Dubrovnik can be accessed by car in approximately 25 minutes, or Split by the highway in approximately 3 hours. Dubrovnik has become so popular the government are undergoing an expansion of the airport to double its size for 2017.