The Dubrovnik City walls are the main attraction for any visitor, being one of the best preserved fortification systems in Europe. These impressive walls, which can be walked in full length (1940 meters), offer stunning views over all corners of the city and the nearby Lokrum island. Walk along the walls is a must-do while visiting Dubrovnik.
One of the best ways to explore Dubrovnik's City walls is to take a tour with a local. You can find a list of amazing City walls tours (including prices and reviews) here at Viator. It's so easy to use and book with!
For enjoying City walls from the sea-side take sea-kayaking tour on which you will paddle along the City walls to the island of Lokrum. Enjoy solving riddles about Dubrovnik's top sights on Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Tour.
DUBROVNIK CITY WALLS ADMISSION PRICES: Adult ticket price is 250 Kunas, while children (7-18) pays 100 Kunas. Entrance for children under 7 is free.
WHERE TO BUY TICKETS: Tickets can be purchased at entrances. The main entrance is situated at the beginning of Stradun (from Pile Gate) to the right-hand side. Tickets can be paid in CROATIAN KUNAS or BY CREDIT CARDS, no Euros or US$ accepted. Please note that Dubrovnik Card includes a free visit to the City walls.
OPENING TIMES: The City walls are open all year round (except for the Christmas day). Opening times vary depending on the month:
January & February & March (10am - 3pm), April & May (8am - 6:30pm), June & July (8am - 7:30pm), August & September (8am - 6:30pm), October (8am - 5:30pm), November & December (10am - 3pm).
FROM THE OLD CITY HARBOUR (for cruise visitors): Some cruise ships on their visit to Dubrovnik anchor in front of the Old Town. Passengers are transferred to the Old Town harbour by boats.
One of the entrances to the City walls is situated only a short walk from there. After leaving the port turn right and walk along the St Dominic's street until you reach St Lucas Fortress. You will come across the iron gate and entrance to the city walls.
FROM THE CRUISE PORT (in Gruz): After disembarking the ship take any city bus to the Old Town (no. 1A, no. 1B, no. 3) and ride it until the last stop. Walk through the Pile Gate. Once you step onto Stradun through the Pile Gate, there is an office on the right-hand side where you can purchase tickets for the City walls.
FROM BABIN KUK / LAPAD: Take either city bus no. 4 or no. 6 and ride it until the last stop (Pile Gate). Get off the bus and walk until you reach Stradun. Turn right to reach the office where you can buy tickets for the City walls.