From the Apartment enjoy a panoramic view of the Dubrovnik Old Town`s city walls, roof tops and picturesque surroundings of the Adriatic Sea and Lokrum.
 

Dubrovnik is city of harmony of vegetation, stone and the sea, painted singed and described by pen so with every right we can say - one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

Dubrovnik is an ideal destination and place for a vacation the whole year around, because of it's mild Mediterranean climate, amount of sunny days during the year, a rich historic and cultural content, as well as a rich tourist offer.

The town offers plenty of art exhibitions, museums and galleries.
On February 3rd every year you can enjoy the traditional customs of Dubrovnik for the
Day of Saint Blaise ( Saint Vlaho)who is the protector of the city .
February is also the time of Carnival in Dubrovnik,so come and join us masked.

During September every year you can be part of the famous music festival Rachlin˛& friends.

Dubrovnik, the most southern Croatian city, is a tourist, cultural, administrative, economic and educational center of Dubrovačko-neretvanska county.
Located at 42o88" North latitude (somewhat "above" Rima) and 18o7" East Longitude (approximately as Stockholm).
Dubrovnik is protected by hills Zarkovica (321 m.) and Srđ (419 m.),
Dubrovnik is surrounded, from the seaside, by a group of islands known as Elaphiti Islands (Šipan, Lopud, Koločep, Tajan, Olipa, Jakljan and Daksa).

Dubrovnik and it's surroundings have markedly Mediterranean climate. Insolation is average 2600 hours yearly. Sun shines 7 hours a day on the average, and cloudy days are very rare.
Average yearly temperature is 17°C , while average winter temperature is 10°C and average summer temperature is around 26°C.
Average summer sea temperature is 21°C. Bathing season on open areas starts as early as April, sometimes even sooner and lasts all the way up to the end of October ora even later.

In this mild climate mediterranean vegetation flourishes as well as many types of aromatic herbs like lavender, myrtle, rosemary, sage and others. Grape vines, olives, figs, oranges, kiwis and lemons are grown on plantations in the area. In Dubrovnik is a tradition to take great care in gardening and cultivating plants from all over the wolrd.

Dubrovnik was, as zero category monument, in 1979. include in UNESCO's" World heritage list". Dubrovnik is city of harmony of vegetation, stone and the sea, painted singed and described by pen of many great artists that could not stay indifferent to this perfection created by centuries long joint work of people and nature.

All this were a good prerequisites for development of modern tourism which started as early as late 19th century. The oldest hotel "Imperijal" was built in 1898, and after that "Hotel Odak" was in operation in 1914., and before WWII Dubrovnik already had 34 hotels and boarding houses.

Dubrovnik has a lot to offer but it is not allways easy to fit it all in so planing beforehand might come in handy.
From the Old City harbour, there is a boat that goes to a small uninhabited island of LOKRUM(ako imas neki ling ubaci ako ne nista) It is a nature reserve and you can find plenty of places to swim and even more foothpaths.

From the same pier in town you can catch a boat to CAVTAT,a delightful resort with picturesque bay, harbour and palm-fringed promenade.It is a mix of ancient culture and pavement cafes,bars and restaurants which come alive in the evening.You can also visit the local Art gellery of Vlaho Bukovac, baroqur parish church and domed mausoleum built by famous sculptor Ivan Mestrovic.

You can take a public bus to the worlds oldest arboretun in Trsteno, and there are a lot of other things you can see with organised day trips to Island Mljet, Island Korcula, Delta of Neretva, Dinning with a familly, Mostar and many others and their prices and other information you can get from your landlord.

If you want to have a peak of what hides in that lovely blue sea, well than just click on this web www.blueplanet-diving.com and find yourself in the hands of profesionals.
If on the other side you are an artistic soul, we do painting courses and painting holidays all year around so click www.artsholidays.com and see what you can do with those paints.

There is no better way to explore history and culture of Dubrovnik that to take a stroll through beautiful city walls that surround the Old city.
You will probably enter the Old City through the Pila gate and the you will see Stradun in front of you. Here you will find Onofrio fountain built in 1438. On your right is a Franciscan monastery that contains one of the oldest working pharmacies in Europe, which is open and on operation since 1391.
On the other end of the Stradun you will find popular local gathering point Pillar of Orlando with the nearby square Sponza and baroque St.Blaise church. Here you will find Duke's palace, now a town museum filled with priceless historic displays.
Accross the palace throught the narrow alley you will reach Gundulićeva Poljana square where stands the market that has been at the same spot since early 18th century. From here you can go to the Old town hartbour and visit the city walls, constructed between 13th and 16th century that surround the town and are in excellent condition.

If you are visiting Dubrovnik in summer, don't miss Dubrovnik summer festival, with musical, theatrical and dance performances. Since 1950 (when Dubrovnik summer festival were started), this annual festival attracts every guest that visits historic . Performances are played in the open, on town squares, towers, palaces, etc. Do not miss the opening ceremony with music and fireworks where you can become the part of the show.
Concerts and folk dance performance are played weekly starting from the first Saturday in May to the last Sunday in October.

 

 
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