Step back in time
Dubrovnik holidays will find you in a perfectly preserved medieval city, step back in time as you wander the steep, narrow cobbled streets and marble covered squares past gurgling fountains and uncover Dubrovnik's fascinating history.
For centuries Dubrovnik has successfully defended itself and the only tell tale battle scars can be seen in the bright orange roof tiles that had to replace the old damaged ones, and the slight shell damage at the entrance to the old town. This walled city has many stories to tell and you can't help but be enthralled by its fierce independence and the locals pride in their captivating city.
The limestone cliffs that stand guard over the city, cobalt blue waters and terracotta roofs create the perfect picture of this UNESCO World Heritage site. There is no better way to view this image than from the medieval city walls that surround the city, look down on the old convents, elegant palaces and quaint churches that compete for breathing space in the seemingly squashed city that glistens before you like a jewel in the sparkling sunshine, perhaps explaining why Lord Byron was once quoted as describing Dubrovnik as "The Pearl of the Adriatic". Explore the charming markets, traditional cafes, art galleries, fascinating museums and perhaps you'll even be lucky enough to coincide your visit with a summer concert. Restaurants on Dubrovnik holidays offer fantastic fish and seafood dishes with local Croatian cuisine complimented by international menus.
Quick Dubrovnik Tips
The currency used in Croatia is the Kuna
The transfer time from the airport to the resort is approx 30 minutes
The capital of Croatia is Zagreb
The language of Croatia is the South Slavic language, however English and German are the common second languages
Enjoy fantastic water sports in secluded bays
Water sports are extremely popular on holidays in Dubrovnik, especially wind surfing and sailing as the warm breeze that blows gently along the coast creates the most perfect of conditions. Boat trips will take you to secluded bays and beaches like Orebic , Mlini and Plat, or nearby islands like the stunningly beautiful Korcula. Scuba diving conditions are close to perfection in the Adriatic waters with instruction available for those wanting to explore the underwater beauty with excursions to Mljet particularly fascinating. Drift back inland and enjoy walks through the lush green mountainous landscape.
This part of Croatia is known as the Dubrovnik Riviera and there are some wonderful beaches and bays along this part of the Dalmatian coastline, particularly at nearby Kolocep or Cavtat, where you can relax and soak up the sizzling summer sun. Accommodation on Dubrovnik holidays varies with something to suit all tastes and budgets, from great value self catering apartments to all inclusive luxury hotels. You can book cheap holidays to Dubrovnik at Latedeals.co.uk.
Top Places To Visit
Is at the heart of Dubrovnik and is the meeting place for locals and tourists and dates back to the 11th century. The street is lined with shops, cafes and restaurants
The Old Town became an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 and is often described as the pearl of the Adriatic. The well preserved city walls, which you can walk along ofter stunning views
The cathedral dates back to 1673 and includes a Assumption Of Our Lady / The Virgin painting / polyptych that has been assumed to have been painted by Titian. The Treasury is home to the skull of St Blaise which is encased in a jewel encrusted crown