The Pearl of the Adriatic

Walls are built to protect treasures, and, in Dubrovnik, this is particularly accurate, with 1,940 meters of stone surrounding one of the world’s most beautiful cities. As George Bernard Shaw stated: “If you want to see heaven on Earth, come to Dubrovnik”. “The Pearl of the Adriatic” has captivated and seduced kings and artists for centuries with its immaculate medieval architecture.


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Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea. It’s known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century. Its well-preserved buildings range from baroque St. Blaise Church to Renaissance Sponza Palace and Gothic Rector’s Palace, now a history museum. Paved with limestone, the pedestrianized Stradun (aka Placa) is lined with …


History & Culture

Every nook and cranny of this Pearl of the Adriatic, as it is known, hides a treasure. Dubrovnik is surrounded by 1940 meters of unique medieval ramparts preserved in their original form and open to visitors as the citys flagship attraction. Protected by UNESCO World Heritage status since 1979, Dubrovnik can boast one of the first such listings in Croatia. …


Culinary Influences

The cuisine of Dubrovnik and the islands follows the trend of modern nutritional cooking. Plenty of fish, olive oil, vegetables and home-grown herbs found near the sea is why this cuisine is considered to be very healthy. Meals along the Dalmatian coast are heavily influenced by their Italian ancestry which is why the coastal resorts tend to fill up with …



Aklapela –  The Aklapela Festival fosters traditional a cappella singing, which has been recognized by UNESCO as the world intangible cultural heritage.  The Festival will welcome numerous acclaimed a cappella groups from different parts of Croatia known as klapas, which will perform under the direction of the renowned artistic director, Maestro Josko Caleta. The performances will take place at some of …



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