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.~
You don't want to miss out on the 65th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, on 10 July - 25 August. The programme is filled with concert bands, Shakespeare plays, famous orchestras, folklore ensembles and much more. Make sure to add at least a few events to your itinerary during your stay in this historic city. dubrovnik-festival.hr
Damir Stojni?, an artist from Rijeka, will be displaying several of his works at Transformation, an exhibition taking place from 5 April until 3 May. His artwork includes watercolours, lightboxes and photographs. The pictures from this series are described as dreams and visions, inspired by years of writing and remembering dreams (Dubrovnik Art Gallery, 23 Frana Supila, ugdubrovnik.hr/en).
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).
Kra is one of the most famous brands of chocolates in Croatia. Make sure you don't leave Dubrovnik without trying some delicious Bajadera or Napolitanke. These spectacular treats will have you hooked in no time (2 Zamanjina, kras.hr).
Established in 1935, Krizek, a family-run goldsmith, is the perfect spot to buy some traditional Croatian jewellery. Browse a wide selections of rings, bracelets and necklaces created from precious metals, pearls and corals (2 Bokovi?eva, zlatarna-krizek.hr).
Situated in the city's harbour, Gru, Gligora Wine & Cheese Shop offers a large selection of cheeses, wines, olive oils and jams. The delicious cheeses, produced by the Gligora family in Kolan, on the island of Pag, have won numerous awards (13 Obala Stjepana Radi?a, gligora.com).
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
Proclaimed by the locals as the second longest wall after the Great Wall of China, the majestic Walls of Ston date back to the 14th century. Spanning 5.5km, the steep staircase can seem quite daunting, but is worth the hike, as a spectacular view overlooking the city's salt mines and the Peljeac region awaits. citywallsdubrovnik.hr