City Spotlight – Dubrovnik

ADVERTORIAL

History is alive in every part of this city- it represents a perfect blend between the past and the present. Dubrovnik is a city for all seasons. Its rich history, geographic location, mild climate, traditional hospitality and excellence in tourism make Dubrovnik a recognised high-quality product on the international tourism markets. Dubrovnik is the city of festivals. The city has been a popular filming location in recent years, where The Game of Thrones, the Bollywood film the Fan, Star Wars, and Robin Hood were filmed.

KEY ATTRACTIONS

• City Walls –  The most recognisable feature and the main attraction which defines the history of Dubrovnik are its intact city walls with six fortresses that offer an unforgettable view over the city, the island of Lokrum and the open sea.

• The Old City – a place for pedestrians – on the UNESCO
world cultural heritage list since 1979.

Panoramic view of Dubrovnik by cable car – the ride offers breath taking views of the old city of Dubrovnik, coastal sights with islands and magnificent sunsets.

KEY EVENTS

• 10 JULY –25 AUGUST 2020
71th Dubrovnik Summer Festival
This festival, held since 1950, is the largest and most representative cultural manifestation in Dubrovnik.

• 19 -25 OCTOBER 2020
Good Food Festival 2020
The 7th Good Food Festival organised by the Dubrovnik Tourist Board brings presentations of local culinary specialties, tastings of regional wines, workshops and special gastronomic events.

• DEC. 2020 – JANUARY 2021
Dubrovnik Winter Festival 
The Dubrovnik Winter Festival features magical lighting highlighting Dubrovnik’s timeless beauty with special events, entertainment programmes, colourful cuisine with a touch of tradition

TRANSPORT

Dubrovnik airport is growing in importance. Major European cities are connected with Dubrovnik directly, and via Zagreb as well. Approximate air distance from European capitals is one to two hours.
During the summer months, Dubrovnik is connected with 60 European destinations and during winter months with seven of them.