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Hidden Gems In Dubrovnik: 6 Reasons Why You Should Take Kids to Dubrovnik This Holiday

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In the farthest southern area of Croatia, you will find the old city of Dubrovnik, which is considered quite a popular tourist resort, as well as a seaport. When it comes to the history and achievements of this location, you will find that numerous playwrights, poets, painters, scientists, as well as literature from this interesting city. With the right Dubrovnik private tours, this is a great destination to plan a vacation for. Here are some of the things you can do and see in this city.

Enjoy Dubrovnik Cable Car Ride

Get a tour that offers you the splendors of Dubrovnik as seen from the air and on foot!

Ride a cable car to Srd Hill and enjoy stunning views of the city with its beautiful architecture and glorious red roof tiles. Make sure you bring the camera to capture the jaw-dropping panoramas. Then enjoy a guided walk through the Old Town where a different historic treasure awaits you at every turn. See the monumental fortifications and the majestic gates to the city. Wander the labyrinthine streets of the medieval town and discover a treasure trove of architectural and historical gems.

See the elegant columned porticoes and loggias fringing marble-paved Renaissance squares, the 11th century Town Hall, the Sponza Palace, the Baroque Cathedral with its magnificent Treasury, the fortress-like Dominican Monastery and the Baroque Church of St Blaise, the city’s best loved church.

Take the Game of Thrones Walking Tour

Explore the city of Dubrovnik through the filming scenes of the Game of Thrones. Experience first hand the real King’s Landing – one of the greatest city of the 7 Kingdoms and read a book that explains in details each location and scene as you visit them.

Take City Walls Strolls

Walking the City Walls of the old town is perhaps the most popular of all the attractions that Dubrovnik has to offer. On top of the walls you will get a great view overlooking the old town and the ocean-side. The city walls are about 2km long and some places 12 meters wide and 25 meters high. There are 3 entrances to the City Walls: on Stradun by the Pile gate, by fort Saint John's and at the Custom's House gate. While you are walking the City Walls you will get to see the Minceta Fort which is situated on the northwest side of the city inside the City Walls. Enjoy the sunset from the fort if you are walking during evening hours. Fort Lawrence and Fort Revelin are also worth to check out closer while walking the walls.

Boat Trip to Lokrum

Take the ferry (10 min trip) to the island of Lokrum which is the largest island that is situated right outside the Old town. Here you will find a fort with a great view overlooking Dubrovnik, botanical gardens and a monastery. There is also a nice restaurant the island where you can eat a good meal for reasonable prices in peaceful surroundings. Many people also pack their swimwear when going to Lokrum to dive into the clear waters from the many cliffs and coves.

Enjoy Cilipi Folklore

Folklore has always been an important aspect of the cultural traditions of this region. In the past it was used to transfer the knowledge of natural phenomena from one generation to the next. Visit the village of Čilipi and experience the traditional folk dances that are held here every Sunday. Take a stroll among the many stands where the locals offer their home made products, visit the local wine cellar, attend Mass in the local church and finally enjoy the very attractive folk dances. It will surely be a morning to remember.

Visit Korcula and Peljesac Vineyards

Spend a day exploring the beautiful green scenery and blue bays of the Peljesac peninsula where you can enjoy the extraordinary taste of Dalmatian wine and cuisine. This region is world-famous for its wines and sea shells. Then hop onto Korcula Island to walk around and discover the historical sights of an ancient fortified town. We can also take you on a day trip and show you the most southern Croatian coast at its best and richest.

The Right Private Tour Guide Makes All the Difference!

With a well-planned excursions from Dubrovnik tour you and your kids will go home with unforgettable memories of this fascinating walled medieval town and the Dalmatian Coast whether you’re in port for a day or staying in town for weeks.

Special personalized tours of the history, cuisine, art, architecture as well as nightlife, horseback riding, para-sailing, bicycle tours, shopping and/or beaches of the area can be arranged as well.

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