Why visit the city of Dubrovnik? Perhaps because of the rich history that it offers, the fact that since 1979, the city was taken under the protection of UNESCO, or because of the open stages which hold performances of Renaissance music and dance or Dalmatian choirs? If you long for some tradition, the Cathedral, the remains of the Benedictine monastery from the 12th century, the Royal Fortress, the Dominican Monastery Museum and the Maritime Museum, are the places you absolutely must visit. In the Cathedral you will find artifacts dating back to the 11th – 19th century. A collection of paintings by masters of the Dubrovnik school of painting from the 15th and 16th century is kept in the Museum of the Dominican monastery. The interesting history of Dubrovnik’s maritime tradition can be studied at the above mentioned Maritime Museum. In terms of modern life, Dubrovnik offers events such as Libertas Film Festival, contents such as jeep safaris, sailing to Elafiti islands. The island of Lokrum, also known as the island of love, is located in the immediate vicinity of the city. Also, the nudist beach is one of the favorite attractions of Dubrovnik, thanks to a warm, dry, mild Mediterranean climate, which affects the city. For gourmets, the city of Dubrovnik boasts the recipes from the past – the taste of seafood delicacies was preserved, such as the oyster (Ostrea edulis). Things to do in Dubrovnik
Things to do in Dubrovnik
View of the old city walls is one of the most beautiful sights that you can see and Dubrovnik is proud of it. Besides the views, Dubrovnik is beautiful because of its numerous forts, towers and cathedrals, churches and synagogues which reflect the uniqueness of the city. Also, it is certainly worth visiting the birth houses of important Croats and museums which tell the story of Dubrovnik. Top sights and attractions that we recommend you to visit are: Old Town of Dubrovnik, City Walls, The Rector’s Palace, Dubrovnik Cable Car, Dubrovnik Cathedral, Viewpoint Srđ, Lokrum Island, Stradun, Church of St. Blaise, Big Onofrio Fountain, Minčeta Tower, Banje Beach, Lapad beach, Orlando Column, Mljet.
Dubrovnik is one of the many destinations that tourists visit because of the excellent nightlife and entertainment. In many cafes and on the beaches, almost every night, people organize hangouts where friendly staff and refreshments wait for you. Top clubs and bars we recommend you to visit are: Sky bar, La Bodega, Revelin Disco klub.
As for the gastronomic offer in Dubrovnik, we are sure that you will find delicious specialties relevant to this area, in many restaurants and taverns. The most common foods come from the Adriatic Sea (octopus, cuttlefish, shrimp, various types of fish, etc.), and Dubrovnik’s expert chefs will prepare them just for you.
Dubrovnik has more than 250 sunny days in a year. In addition, its central annual temperature is 16.6 °C (61 °F) . If you can not decide when to visit Dubrovnik due to temperature, maybe the fact that the central annual temperature in the coldest month is 9 °C (48 °F), and in the warmest month 26 °C (79 °F), will help.
Things to do in Dubrovnik