Cheap flights to Dubrovnik
Described by poets as the ‘the pearl of the Adriatic’ and ‘heaven on earth,’ Dubrovnik really is a picture postcard of a city. This vibrant fortress town that extends down into glittering turquoise waters of the Adriatic has lots of surprises up its sleeve.
And as any Dubrovnik travel guide will tell you, it is perfect for tourists looking for a summer getaway or a city break retreat. Why is this we hear you ask? Well, it could have something to do with the perfect summer temperatures, crystal clear waters, sandy beaches, historic buildings, or the wealth of activities for all.~
Don't miss out on the Park Orsula Music Festival, on 15 June till 5 September. Set high on a cliff 200m above the sea, Park Orsula offers a magnificent natural setting for enjoying live music, with stunning views of Dubrovnik's historic Old Town and the island of Lokrum. parkorsula.du-hr.net
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Did you know that the Croatians created the necktie, called a kravata? At Croata you will find a vast collection of unique ties and scarves made using the finest silks. They also have a museum to introduce you to the local heritage.
Located in Lapad, the beautifully decorated Cvijet by Kike flower shop offers gorgeous flower arrangement for a plethora of occasions, from weddings and birthdays to holiday celebrations. It's the perfect place to pick up a gift (19 Miljenka Bratoa).
The Vinoteka Mili?i? winery, located on the city's most famous street, Stradun, offers wines made from one of the most famous wine regions in Croatia, the Peljeac peninsula. Along with domestic wines, they also offer an assortment of international wines and spirits. It's the perfect spot to pick up a souvenir from your travels. Open 9am till 3pm. Closed Sundays (Stradun).
If you think Marco Polo was born in Italy, you're mistaken. Kor?ula is claimed to be the actual birthplace of the renowned traveler. The Cathedral of St. Mark, as well as museums and galleries can all be visited in the Old City. Evening performances by traditional folk dancers with swords, called Moreka, should not be missed.
Known as the "Green Island", Mljet is Croatia's eighth-largest island. Situated at the western end of the island, the national park, with its picturesque walking trails, has been protected since 1960. The rocky coastline is 131km long and located sporadically among the island are charming villages. croatia.hr
Historically famous as the site of the ancient settlement Epidaurum, the breathtaking small Mediterranean town of Cavtat is found 15km south of Dubrovnik. An enchanting promenade encircling the peninsula is perfect for a long and peaceful walk along the coast. Afterwards, there are loads of cafes and restaurants on offer for a drink or meal.
The Konavle region is the southernmost area of Croatia and spans from ?ilipi to the border of Montenegro. Visit this unique region and experience traditional folklore dances, delicious food, watermills on the Ljuta River, Sokol Grad, an ancient fortress, along with numerous charming coastal villages. visit.cavtat-konavle.com