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Why Dubrovnik?

Known as the Pearl of the Adriatic; complete with historical sites, views of the Adriatic, and a buzzing nightlife, Dubrovnik has all this and so much more. We’ll tell you why you can’t pass on Dubrovnik…

Old Town

When you think of Dubrovnik, often the first thing that comes to mind are its pristine beaches along the Adriatic.  However, did you know this walled city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

There are many historical sites to see, from beautifully preserved churches and monasteries to opulent palaces and striking monuments. All the sites are just as breathtaking inside as they are from the outside; and the best way to see them all is from a cable car. Offering a spectacular birds eye view of ancient city streets and the gorgeous red tiled roofs surrounded by the gleaming azure waters of the Adriatic waters; this is definitely best experienced during sunset when the whole town is lit up by a gorgeous orange pink glow.

If its views you’re after, enjoy some of the best while walking around the walls of the old city. Unrivalled with ancient city walls, scenic views, Baroque buildings, marble streets and picturesque squares, Dubrovnik’s old town can’t be missed.

 Beaches

Most people head to Dubrovnik for its historic sites, and spectacular views of the Adriatic. However this town has some of the most picturesque beaches in Croatia. The popular city beach, Banje is almost always busy, but don’t let that deter you, the beach itself is visually amazing and offers lots of amenities and activities.

If you’re looking for a more secluded option, look no further than Sveti Jakov. This small bay offers unparalleled views of Dubrovnik’s Old Town as well as ample opportunities to engage in various beach activities including, jet skiing, sea kayaking and beach volleyball.

The beaches in Dubrovnik offer everything from warm Adriatic waters glistening in the Mediterranean sun to exciting activities to keep you entertained all day. Whether is adventure or relaxation you’re after, Dubrovnik’s beaches have what you’re looking for.

 Sailing

With its prime location along the coast, Dubrovnik is one of the best places to begin a sailing trip around Croatia. Island hop and experience the best of Croatia while sailing the Adriatic.

Nightlife

Its so secret, Dubrovnik has a vibrant nightlife that hits its peak in summer. Think wine bars, nightclubs, galleries and more, offering something for every traveller. After a day out soaking in the sun and all the wonders of the town, why not continue the fun into the night? Dubrovnik’s nightclubs are known for drawing in some of the world’s best DJ’s.  The music is always great and the fun loving nature of the locals guarantee a great night out. If you’re in the mood for something more low key, Dubrovnik has countless bars and  restaurants perfect for a relaxing night after a busy day.

We can’t possibly tell you all the reasons why Dubrovnik is not to be missed, but from the few we’ve listed, we hope your love of Croatia has only heightened. If you love Dubrovnik as much as we do, why not book your holiday now with the Croatian Travel Specialists?

References:  Thank you The Culture Trip, Dubrovnik Travel, Time Out, Vogue, Fodors, Forbes, and Dubrovnik Croatia
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