Dubrovnik ancient City walls are the most impressive sight you should definitely visit while in Dubrovnik. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers magnificent views over the roofs of the Old Town, the island of Lokrum and the Adriatic Sea.
For those who would like to experience the best of Dubrovnik City walls, we recommend joining one of many guided tours available.
Here are a few top tips on sightseeing in Dubrovnik - the smart way.
The best way to experience the walls of Dubrovnik is to walk along the 2 km circular route which loops around Old Town. Start climbing up the stairs above the Pile Gate, pass the Bokar Fortress and St John's Fortress, continue to the Ploce Gate and climb until you reach the Minceta Fortress - the highest point of the walls.
Along the way, enjoy spectacular views of the sea and landmarks of Dubrovnik. For the best views of the walls opt for a boat cruise or sea-kayaking tour and admire them from the sea-side.
The City walls ticket also includes a visit to the Lovrijenac Fortress which is located outside the western part of city walls and rises up on 37 m high cliff.
Please note that Dubrovnik Pass includes a free visit to the City walls.