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68th Dubrovnik Summer Festival 2017

The 68th Dubrovnik Summer Festival kicked off with The Hymn to Liberty and the raising of the Libertas flag in front of St. Blaise’s Church in July and will once again host a diverse program in the streets of the Old Town and locations across the city. The 2017 edition of Croatia’s oldest festival will…

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Explore Walls of Dubrovnik

The Walls of Dubrovnik, the monumental defensive stone walls built around the Old Town, are the city’s single most visited attraction and the most recognizable feature of the UNESCO-protected old city. Considered one of the greatest and best preserved fortification systems from medieval times, the walls were built to protect the city from surprise enemy…

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Tradition in Dubrovnik: Linđo Dance

Linđo, a popular traditional dance of the Dubrovnik region, is part of most major festivities in the old city and one of the region’s most unique attractions. Linđo has been performed in the same manner for more than two centuries and is featured every year at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, as well as at other…

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Best Destinations to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Europe

Europe has many outstanding destinations for New Year’s festivities, with most major cities celebrating the coming of the New Year by welcoming crowds with lots of food and drinks, live entertainment in the streets, and spectacular displays of fireworks over their best-known landmarks. New Year’s Eve comes only once a year and, while it can…

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Dubrovnik Traditional Specialties

Dubrovnik is known for its traditional cuisine and a number of specialties that have been passed on for many generations. The cuisine in the region is considered not only delicious, but also very healthy and nutritional, with plenty of seafood, vegetables, home-grown herbs and olive oil gracing the plate. Like other coastal cities in Croatia,…

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Romantic Wedding in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is one of the world’s top destinations for romantic weddings, honeymoons and short romantic breaks. Theold city’s sights, sounds, hospitality and rich tourist offerings put it on many couples’ dream wedding wish list, while its proximity to other historic and natural landmarks in the region makes Dubrovnik an excellent choice for an extended romantic…

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Good Food Festival Dubrovnik

The Good Food Festival, which runs from October 20 to 23, 2016 in Dubrovnik, is a unique event that puts a spotlight on the culinary specialties of the region, adding even more variety to the old city’s tourist offerings in the autumn months. Launched by the Dubrovnik Tourist Board, the festival features interesting and new…

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Dubrovnik Wellness

Most visitors who come to Dubrovnik, either for short breaks or longer visits, look for a blend of history, culture, long walks by the sea, and recreational activities, and the city has plenty to offer in this respect. Travellers looking to spend a relaxing holiday on the Dubrovnik Riviera will find a wide variety of…

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Day Trip from Dubrovnik: Island of Mljet

Mljet, the largest island in the Dubrovnik archipelago, is one of the most popular destinations for day trips from the old city. 37 kilometres in length and only about 3 kilometres in width, the island is a green haven known for its breathtaking beauty and numerous tales and legends associated with it. These include the…