City of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic, has been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list. Within the city walls a beautiful city developed with many churches, palaces and cultural monuments as well as the Stradun, a well known boardwalk for both young and old from all over the world which was once the stage for all major events. 


The most important event in the cultural life of the city is the Dubrovnik Summer Festival (10th of July - 25th of August). It is a theatre and classical and folk music festival; concerts and other performances take place on open stages in the town or in beautiful interiors of the most famous buildings (Duke's Palace, cloisters, churches). The repertoire includes works of Croatian and world classics, performed by the leading personalities from Croatia and abroad, including a number of world-famous actors, directors, conductors, etc.


The artistic life of Dubrovnik is characterized by numerous exhibitions taking place throughout the year.
The Dubrovnik carnival festivities are also very popular - held ever since the early Middle Ages, when they were brought from neighboring Italy. Another important event is the Feast Day of St. Blaise, also the Day of Dubrovnik (3rd of February). The feast takes place for the whole week, including religious ceremonies, a procession through the town, concerts, sports events, entertainment and carnival programs.

Besides historical and cultural content Dubrovnik offers a wide selection of cafes, excellent restaurants, lounge bars and clubs that are sure guarantee for a good fun. Dubrovnik also has a rich gastronomical offer. The traditional cuisine of this area includes mostly light meals made of fresh fish, seafood, local olive oil, delicious pasta, vegetables with the addition of Mediterranean herbs.