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Explore Dubrovnik In One Day

Many of you will visit Dubrovnik on their Mediterranean cruise voyage and therefore needs to explore this beautiful city in only one day. Also for many travellers Dubrovnik is only one stop on their Croatian holiday. Find out below our recommendations for what not to miss while in Dubrovnik.

A walk along the city walls is a must while visiting the city of DubrovnikA walk along the city walls is a must while visiting the city of Dubrovnik

Walk along Dubrovnik's famous city walls

If you want to see as much as possible of Dubrovnik go for a walk along the famous City walls which takes around 1.5 to 2 hours. This walk will give you opportunity to see most city landmarks and take some amazing photos along the way. 

The main entrance to the city walls is at the beginning of Stradun. If you would like to learn some facts from Dubrovnik history you should definitely book one of many guided city tours.

Great Guided City Walls Tours

An amazing view from the top of Mount SrdjAn amazing view from the top of Mount Srdj

Take a cable car ride to the top of Mount Srdj

Dubrovnik's cable car, which departs from the station above the Old Town, will take you to the top of Mount Srdj above the city. In only 3 minutes you will enjoy stunning views over the city itself and surrounding islands. While here don't miss opportunity to take amazing photos of the area.

For catching one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world be there in the early evening. Panorama Restaurant is a great place to have a lunch or dinner while enjoying the views.

Tourists walking on the main street StradunTourists walking on the main street Stradun

Exploring the Old Town

One of the best ways to get to explore Dubrovnik in one day is just to wander through its promenades, squares and narrow streets. Inside the city walls there is a plenty of culture and history, centuries old churches and interesting museums

Hidden streets are filled with souvenir shops offering a range of local products like jams, liqueurs, olive oils, sweet delicacies, natural cosmetics etc. For a special experience, visit outdoor market located on Gundulic's Square offering seasonal fruits, vegetables, cheese, olives, honey and spices. 

While in Dubrovnik be sure to taste delicious local food and wines in one of the numerous restaurants throughout the city. When you are enough of walking, sit down at one outdoor cafés, sip the drink and watch people passing by.

Most Popular Old Town Tours

The kayakers paddling along the City wallsThe kayakers paddling along the City walls

Paddle along the city walls to Lokrum island

One of the best ways to see the City walls is to take a sea-kayaking tour. These tours depart from the small bay next to Pile Gate. Kayakers paddle along the City walls towards the island of Lokrum and stop along the way at Betina cave where they swimm and snorkel.

You can choose from morning, afternoon or sunset sea-kayaking tours. Each of them are suitable for everyone. You will enjoy each minute of this sea adventure if you decide to take one.

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Taste delicious Dubrovnik cuisine

While in Dubrovnik be sure to taste delicious food which can be found in many restaurants throughout the city. Choose from a variety of tasty food such as grilled fish, octopus salad, black risotto, tuna steak or delicacies such as prosciutto and cheese etc. 

At the end try Dubrovnik sweets - arancini - candied orange peel and rozata. You should also try great Croatian wines from Peljesac peninsula and Konavle region.

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