Beautiful city of Dubrovnik is among the most popular stops on most Mediterranean cruises. This historic city gives opportunity to enjoy a sunny weather, explore historic sights, sunbath on beautiful beaches and taste delicious food and wines.
Once transferred from the cruise port to the Old Town first you need to take a stroll down the main street - Stradun or enjoy in one of many outdoor cafés where you can have a refreshment while watching people pass by.
Once you soak up the atmosphere it's time to explore this beautiful city. Head to the beginning of Stradun street, climb the stairs and start your walk along the famous Dubrovnik city walls. While walking enjoy stunning views over the Dubrovnik sights, narrow streets, the island of Lokrum and the Adriatic Sea.
Taking the cable car to the top of Mount Srdj above Dubrovnik is a great if you would like to take amazing photos of the area. In only few minutes you will find yourself on the top of Mount Srdj and enjoy amazing views of the city and nearby islands.
For those who want to relax there are numerous beaches with crystal clear water in Dubrovnik. The most popular beach is Banje beach, close to the Old Town. The sea in Dubrovnik is perfectly clean and enjoyable for swimming from early May until late October. So don't forget you swimming suit!
When in Dubrovnik you shouldn't miss delicious Dalmatian food made of local ingredients - vegetables and fruits grown in the countryside and fresh fish from the Adriatic sea. These authentic dishes, simple but tasteful, are served in many restaurants within the city walls as well in Lapad and Gruz area.
If you are looking for a unique Croatian souvenir you will find them in several souvenir shops. You can choose from a range of local products such as olive oil, cheese, dried ham, jams candied orange peel, sugared almonds, natural soaps, essential oils, salt from Ston etc.
There is a lot to be explore beyond the city itself. Dubrovnik's countryside is dotted with villages offering authentic experience. In Konavle region, which is situated southern of Dubrovnik, you will find village of Cilipi where you can see local costumes.
In the northwest of Dubrovnik there is a Peljesac peninsula and town Ston which is famous for salt production and oyster growing. Peljesac is a area where people grow grapes and made wines. There you can take an organised tour and visit great wineries and taste delicious wines.
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