Dubrovnik Tourist Attractions

The city of Dubrovnik, Croatia has a lot of beautiful locations, a lot of history, and a lot of culture for visitors to explore and experience.

We have listed some of the excursions and tours available on getyourguide.com to give you some options and an overview of what might be available.

Dubrovnik: Game Of Thrones Tour & Sea Kayaking Combo Ticket

This is a 5-hour long experience that includes two separate tours that can be separated into two days with several days in between. When booking the experience the system will only allow you to choose the date for the first of the two tours so make sure to let the tour operator know when you would like the second tour to take place.

The two tours this experience includes are a 2-Hour Game of Thrones Walking Tour and a 2.5 to 3-Hour Sea Kayaking Tour.

The Game of Thrones Walking tour will take the participants in the footsteps of their favorite Game of Thrones characters as Dubrovnik is the location where the series’ seasons 2 to 5, as well as some of season 6, were filmed. The group will visit sites in the walled old town and the fort of St. Lawrence so they can experience what the real King’s Landing looks like. The guide will be fluent in English, a big fan of Game of Thrones, and licensed by the Croatian Ministry of Tourism. The tour includes a photo opportunity on a 3D printed Iron Throne replica. Entrance fee to fort of St. Lawrence is not included.

The 2.5 to 3 hour Sea Kayaking Tour gives a new perspective of Dubrovnik, from the seaside. The tour includes a kayak, a paddle, waterproof bag or barrel of your personal items, insurance, snorkeling gear, fruit snack, a bottle of water, life jacket, and a tour guide. The tour begins near Pile Gate and the guide will then take you around the island of Lokrum, which will be followed by a break in Betina Cave for some snorkeling. The views of the beautiful nature and historical heritage, such as the city walls, from this angle allows for some amazing sights. The tour ends in Pile Bay.

Tips are not included in any of the tours. The tour is not suitable for children under the age of 7, pregnant women, people with back or heart problems, wheelchair users, or people with altitude sickness or seasickness.

Dubrovnik: Self-Guided Audio Tour

This self-guided audio tour is combined with a fully detailed map of the tour area, both downloaded to your preferred device, such as a smartphone or tablet.

The tour will take you down the marble streets of Dubrovnik to see the old city walls and other gems of Dubrovnik. Sights included in the tour are Brsalje Square, the Dubrovnik Castle, the Franciscan Monastery, Orlando’s Column, the Marin Drzic House, Rector’s Palace, Rupe Museum, Sponza Palace, St. Blaise Church, St. John’s Fortress, and the Synagogue. It is also possible to add the option of seeing the Dominican Monastery to the tour.

This is a relaxed way of exploring the lively and spectacular city and to learn about its turbulent past, including the war in 1991 that devastated it, but also allowed it to become the safe, thriving and beautiful city it is today.

The tour is set up to be a walking tour and it will take approximately 3 hours from beginning to end. You can begin the tour at any time you choose to and you can pause it for breaks. Audio is only available in English.

From Dubrovnik: Elaphite Islands Private Boat Tour

This excursion is a private tour for a group of up to 8 participants and it will last between 4 and 8 hours as you choose your own course and how much time you want to spend.

The Elaphiti Islands, or the Elaphite archipelago, consists of 13 islands, 8 bigger islands and 5 smaller islands. This tour is aimed specifically at Kolocep, Lopud, and Sipan, three of the bigger islands.

The Blue and Green Caves on Kolocep have vibrantly colored waters and is a beautiful to visit. The island has beaches to explore and its waters are pleasant to swim in. Choose to relax on a sandy cove or on the boat before continuing to Lopud island.

The southern tip of Lopud is great place for snorkeling and the Shunj beach is one of the best known beaches in this part of Croatia. Visit the museum the used to be a 15th-century church to learn more about the area and enjoy lunch with regional specialties at one of the local taverns.

When on Sipan you can spend some time visiting the Skocibuha Castle to experience some of the history of the Mediterranean, and spend some time enjoying the water and the sun.

If there is time it is also possible to explore more beaches before heading back to Dubrovnik on the boat.

The tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off as well as refreshments and the use of snorkel equipment. A skipper is included and there is WiFi available. Food and entry fees are not included.

From Dubrovnik: Mostar Coffee and Food Workshop

Departing from Dubrovnik in an air conditioned van or car this journey first continues along the coast passed Mokošica, Trsteno, and Slano before turning inland to travel through Zavala, Ravno, Ljubinje, and Stolac and finally reaching the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The full-day trip, 8 hours, then takes off on a guided walking tour of the town’s center to see important landmarks and monuments, learn about its history and also see some of the hidden gems found here.

At the end of the walking tour you will learn how to make Somun, a traditional flatbread from Bosnia and Herzegovina. After this experience it’s time to visit a cozy coffee shop to learn how to prepare Bosnian coffee. There are also a wide range of tasty mountain teas and fresh juices available to enjoy for those who are not fans of coffee.

Next it’s time for a platter with a mix of delicious traditional dishes, to stoke the appetite that has been worked up during the bread and coffee making sessions.

At approximately 4.30 in the afternoon the group will begin the journey back to Dubrovnik with a 30-minute along the way in Pocitelj, a medieval town, to stretch the legs through a stroll around the charming street, take a15-minute hike up to the fortress, or enjoy a freshly-squeezed pomegranate juice before continuing the journey.

Dubrovnik: Guided Old City Walking Tour

This walking tour of the Old City of Dubrovnik is 1 hour long and it is guided by a fun, easy-going professional guide that will expertly re-tell historical tales that helped shape Dubrovnik into the city it is today, and information regarding the city’s history.

The famous Old City of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO World Heritage site and it is a remarkably well preserved medieval walled city, although Dubrovnik was once in rubble and ashes as the consequences of a devastating earthquake. It was again devastated in 1991 during the Croatian War of Independence, but both times it rose again.

The guided journey will be a time for experiencing how the citizens of the old town live today, and for feeling the spirit of the past. Wander the narrow, maze-like streets and the small squares away from the beaten tourist paths and unveil the secrets on this journey of legends and curiosities.

From Dubrovnik: Private Speedboat Cruise to Mljet

The island of Mljet is a hidden jewel of the Adriatic Sea. It is one of Croatia’s most beautiful islands with its tucked away bays and crystal clear waters. The 8 hour long speedboat cruise sets off from Dubrovnik towards Mijet and the scenery along the way is beautiful.

To make the most of your day consult with the skipper about the itinerary as there are options of places to visit, what to do and to some extent in which order to do them. National Park Mljet is only reachable from the Sea and it is a wonderful place where you can wander the forest trails that lead to two saltwater lakes. The larger of the lakes has an island located in the center of it with a monastery to visit, and where it is possible to have a bite to eat. The monastery, named Benedictine, dates back to the 12th century and the whole setting is a breathtaking paradise.

It is also possible to choose to eat at a seaside restaurant in town if that is preferred. The island has some peaceful, sun-soaked beaches.

Greek mythology has it that Odysseus, King of Ithaca and Greek hero was shipwrecked on the island and lured and held hostage by the nymph Calypso.

Enjoy a day full of swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing and discovering this stunning island before going back to Dubrovnik at the end of the day.

The price includes hotel pickup and drop off within the Dubrovnik area, bottled water, soft drinks and beer, snorkel equipment, Go Pro camera (for the day), dry bags to keep your personal items in, and floaties.

Not included is the fuel which is an additional cost of 150 euro, the skipper which is another 70 euro in additional cost, and lunch. On the island it is possible to rent a stand up paddle board or/and an underwater scooter at additional costs.

The excursion is not suitable for pregnant women or people with back problems.

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