Summer in Dubrovnik

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Advisor - Allison Vieira
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Allison Vieira

  • City Travel

  • Dubrovnik

  • Croatia

  • Europe

  • Sightseeing

A picture of the City Walls on a mountain near the sea.
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Looking for somewhere a little different than Italy or Greece for your summer In Europe? Look no further than Dubrovnik! Dubrovnik combines history, beaches and savory foodie options!

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Where to stay in Dubrovnik

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Things to do in Dubrovnik

A picture of the city with red-roofed buildings and the deep blue sea from a cable car.
  • Ride the cable car: Experience breathtaking views of the old city and the Adriatic Sea from the comfort of the cable car. It offers an unparalleled perspective of Dubrovnik's stunning landscape.

  • Walk the city walls: Embark on a journey through history as you stroll along the ancient city walls. Marvel at the well-preserved architecture and enjoy panoramic vistas of the city and the sea.

  • Explore Game of Thrones filming locations: Delve into the fantasy world of Westeros by visiting iconic filming locations from the acclaimed series. From the Red Keep to King's Landing, immerse yourself in the magic of Dubrovnik's connection to Game of Thrones.

  • Visit the Blue Caves: Venture beyond the city limits to discover the mesmerizing Blue Caves. These natural wonders boast stunning azure waters and fascinating rock formations, offering a unique and unforgettable experience.

  • Rent a boat: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city by renting a boat and setting sail on the tranquil waters of the Adriatic. Spend the day exploring secluded coves, charming villages and hidden beaches along the picturesque coastline.

  • Indulge in a food tour: Embark on a culinary adventure through Dubrovnik's gastronomic delights. Sample traditional Croatian dishes such as seafood risotto, grilled octopus and local cheeses. Explore bustling markets, quaint cafes and family-run restaurants to savor the rich flavors and vibrant culinary heritage of the region.

  • Visit Lokrum Island: Take a short ferry ride to Lokrum Island, a nature reserve just off the coast of Dubrovnik. Explore lush botanical gardens, relax on pristine beaches and encounter peacocks roaming freely across the island. Don't miss the opportunity to hike to the highest point for panoramic views of Dubrovnik and the Adriatic Sea.

  • Experience sunset kayaking: End your day with an unforgettable sunset kayaking adventure along the Dubrovnik coastline. Paddle past towering cliffs, hidden caves and picturesque beaches as the sun dips below the horizon, casting a golden glow over the shimmering waters. It's a magical way to soak in the beauty of Dubrovnik's coastline and create lasting memories.

Day trips

Planning a day trip from Dubrovnik? Why not venture into neighboring Montenegro for an unforgettable experience?

Start your day with a scenic drive along the Adriatic coast, marveling at the breathtaking views. Explore the charming old town of Kotor, wander through its narrow streets and climb the ancient city walls for panoramic vistas. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the stunning Bay of Kotor and the picturesque village of Perast. End your day with a relaxing stroll along the shores of the Adriatic Sea.

Places to eat & drink in Dubrovnik

The seashore with tourists on the beach as seen from a hotel room above.


  • Restaurant Dubrovnik: Enjoy traditional Croatian cuisine with modern flair and panoramic views.

  • Proto: Experience culinary excellence in a historic setting with Mediterranean-inspired dishes.

  • Nautika: Delight in innovative seafood dishes overlooking the Adriatic Sea.

  • 360° Restaurant: Dine atop the city walls with contemporary Croatian cuisine and stunning views.


  • Gianni: Indulge in artisanal pastries and gelato in the heart of the old town.

  • Rozario: Satisfy your sweet cravings with mouthwatering desserts and chocolates.

Advisor - Allison Vieira

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For more travel tips, check out Fora Advisor Hannah Giles's guide, 3 Day Dubrovnik Itinerary. This guide is part of our ongoing series on travel to Dubrovnik.