Both majestic and romantic at the same time, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is literally packed with history. Take a walk down the limestone streets, along the Renaissance palaces, magnificent churches, and campaniles of Dubrovnik. Wander freely around its baroque buildings, fountains, Mediterranean gardens with citrus fruits and aromatic herbs. Tour the magnificent and world-famous city walls, savoring the shimmering blue Adriatic seascape and dramatic mountainous coastal backdrop.
Once the sophisticated and wealthy maritime city-state, today Dubrovnik is a thriving Mediterranean hot-spot, with all-year-round tourism and events. Its beaches, many venues, museums, galleries, restaurants and cafes offer something for everyone.
The whole Dubrovnik wider region is well-known for its fascinating surroundings. City’s hinterland of Konavle abounds with authentic villages on the banks of small creeks. Konavle boasts some great local produces such as olive oil, cheese, wine, and flour. Many hiking and biking routes make it especially attractive for active visitors and athletes who want to stay fit during their holiday in Dubrovnik.
Once the part of the Republic of Dubrovnik, the nearby peninsula of Pelješac offers many attractive historic sites. Ever since antiquity, this peninsula has been a home to winemakers and farmers growing exquisite local Mediterranean produces. Today, Pelješac is one of most famous European wine regions, the original home of Zinfandel wine. It is also known around the world for its outstanding oysters, cultivated in the peninsula’s pristine bays, attracting many food experts and lovers.
As of late, the breathtaking landscapes and seascapes of Pelješac are attracting more and more bicyclists and hikers by the day.