Dubrovnik Tourist information

Dubrovnik Travel Guide

Facing the Adriatic Sea, this old seaport in southern Croatia is the hotspot of the Mediterranean. Not only is it a UNESCO World Heritage site, but this hip and exclusive locale is the place to see and be seen. Celebrities, business people, members of royalty, as well as tourists travel from all over the world to bask in Dubrovnik's sophisticated, yet laid back atmosphere.

Dubrovnik maritime trade dates back to the Middle Ages and its wealth and successful diplomacy once rivalled Venice, Italy. The history of the city is showcased by the many museums and churches. The Baroque-style Franciscan Monastery, the 18th century Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the Church of Saint Blaise are the most popular historical sites. Each structure has intricate details with ornate interior designs.

Dubrovnik Tourist Attractions

The Gothic Renaissance Sponza Palace and the Bell Tower give historical importance to the city. Despite the 1667 earthquake and the attack in 1991, these magnificent buildings still maintain its integrity with minimal damage. The Bell Tower is a great place to get a bird's eye view of this beautiful city and the coastline.

There are miles of Mediterranean beaches with many resorts offering exclusive passage to the more secluded sections. The weather is usually mild year round so Dubrovnik is always a great getaway for tourists. For the convenience of the beachcomber, shops and restaurants are dotted along the coastline.

Transportation Around Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik International Airport is just 12 miles from the city centre and offers direct and connecting flights to major European cities. Taxis and shuttle buses are readily available. All major car rental agencies are accessible at the airport.

Before travelling to a foreign country, it is highly advisable for tourists to buy travel insurance. In the event of an accident or illness, medical expenses can be costly. Travel insurance can provide you and your family assurance that your trip will be the most memorable.