Dubrovnik is an open-hearted city that greets visitors from any part of the world with a simple and friendly attitude. It is an ancient city with narrow streets and high walls, but also with an open horizon, as wide as the open sea, which throughout history has enabled Dubrovnik to connect with the whole world. Parts of the rich history are passed down to the present day. Using its exceptional diplomatic knowledge, Dubrovnik, through its long history, has managed to remain a trade, social and cultural link between east and west, north and south.More about city
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Dubrovnik is an open-hearted city that greets visitors from any part of the world with a simple and friendly attitude. It is an ancient city with narrow streets and high walls, but also with an open horizon, as wide as the open sea, which throughout history has enabled Dubrovnik to connect with the whole world. Parts of the rich history are passed down to the present day. Using its exceptional diplomatic knowledge, Dubrovnik, through its long history, has managed to remain a trade, social and cultural link between east and west, north and south. In the same way, Dubrovnik has developed to perfection the art of organized trade and the exchange of goods regardless of existing political, cultural and military borders. Today, Dubrovnik is one of the world's tourism centers, where people of different profiles from around the world are happy to meet… Artists, diplomats, scientists, politicians, athletes, filmmakers - Dubrovnik leaves no one indifferent. It is the new Dubrovnik, proud of its tradition and cultural and historical heritage, proud of its present days, and especially proud of its friendship with all people and citizens who come from all over the world. Nature was merciful to Dubrovnik and blessed it with endless beauties, which have been described throughout history by many great Dubrovnik poets and writers. The warmth of the extreme south of Dalmatia, clear blue skies, clear turquoise-green and dark blue depths of the sea along the rocky shores abounding in numerous bays, sandy beaches and steep cliffs covered with rich Mediterranean flora, keep Dubrovnik in the purest embrace of the Mediterranean. Such unsurpassed beauty, which amazes the visitor, is impossible to find anywhere except in Dubrovnik. The whole city is facing the sun and the sea, and burns with rich colors of flowering gardens and hot red roofs, as if floating on the open sea, accompanied by proud, evergreen islands and islets.
Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, both in terms of cultural heritage and in terms of tourist holiday destinations. The city is often called the "pearl of the Adriatic", and in 1979 it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as a city rich in culture and history. More than a thousand years of history make Dubrovnik a European cultural center. History is present in every part of this city, because it is at the same time a city museum and a living stage, an ideal blend of history and modernity. Every corner of the Adriatic pearl, as it is called, has its value. It is surrounded by unique 1940 meters long medieval walls that have been preserved in their original form and open to visitors as the biggest attraction of Dubrovnik. Thanks to its rich history, geographical position, mild climate, traditional kindness, knowledge and experience in tourism, Dubrovnik is recognized in the tourist markets for the high quality of its tourist product. Dubrovnik is the Croatian congress center, the city with the largest number of organized gatherings, congresses and special "incentive" programs and records the best results in this tourist segment. Dubrovnik is presented to the world as a cultural destination, which, in addition to monumental treasures, is adorned with a number of excellent festivals, prestigious art events and open-air mega-concert concerts.
Dubrovnik delicacies are simple, without many additives, prepared in a simple way, with abundant use of olive oil that emphasizes the juicy taste of natural foods. The gastronomic offer of Dubrovnik restaurants is varied and varied, adapted to the diversity of guests, some of whom want to taste original, folk food, good prosciutto or cheese from oil, octopus salad, green minestrone or macaroni spores, oil-fried grits or grilled sardines. , to those who want the atmosphere of a top restaurant and first-class service, where the freshest sea fish from the Adriatic depths, shells from the clear sea and other similar delicacies prepared in a way that will satisfy even the most demanding gourmet. The gastronomic offer also includes popular sushi, which has become an imperative of Western cuisine or fantastic refined French cuisine located in attractive spaces of Dubrovnik architecture, a good steak that would not be ashamed of real Argentine restaurants. The wine was highly valued in the Republic of Dubrovnik The tradition of grape and wine production dates back to the days of the Dubrovnik Republic, as evidenced by the provision from 1424 which determines the prices of certain categories of wine, while Malvasia wine from Konavle allowed unlimited prices. The most famous wines from the Dubrovnik area are red wines from the Pelješac peninsula, Plavac Mali varieties, white wines - Pošip from the island of Korčula, the already mentioned Malvasia "nectar of the gods" and wines from the Konavle region full of taste and aroma of the south.
The green landscape of the Mediterranean, the blue depths of the Adriatic, the white rocks of the coast, the scent of medicinal plants growing in the glades, historic gardens and waters with the most interesting examples of the marine world are part of the heritage, which is discovered and explored. Ecology is becoming an increasingly important segment of our lives, protecting the environment and living in harmony with nature are our obligations and duties. The people of Dubrovnik are especially proud of the fact that they can be proud of the extraordinarily preserved natural monuments, the bluest and cleanest sea in the world, unique plant and animal species and fascinating underground caves. Arriving in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County also means enjoying the blue of the sea and the sky, the unique sunsets, and the natural sights of this idyllic area. In addition to accommodation facilities, there are numerous sports fields, gyms, fitness halls and other sports and recreational facilities, increasingly under the control of a professional coach. For fans of active tourism, various adrenaline specialties are prepared such as rafting, kayaking, diving, paragliding, climbing mountain peaks, diving in the sea, cycling in the wild, speleology, air tourism and other ordinary and unusual sports.