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Dubrovnik City Breaks
Best time to go: April to October
3 Nights | from £615pp
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Included in your A&K Dubrovnik City Break:
- Private half day walking tour with one of our expert guides, including entrance tickets to various sites.
- Return flights
- Private luxury transfers
- Accommodation including breakfast
- Services of your dedicated A&K Concierge to book additional private tours, restaurants & spa treatments, to tailor your break to suit you.
From the sky Dubrovnik appears rose gold: terracotta roofs blend with creamy limestone streets and burnished domes before trickling down to a long peninsular, jutting into the shimmering, turquoise Adriatic. The Old Town tells a thousand stories with its many influences from Byzantine, Greek, Austrian and Yugoslavian rule, while the ancient buildings bear the signs of more recent tragedy in pockmarked shrapnel holes. Dubrovnik's charming vigour is apparent in its stylish, unhurried population, who mix happily with tourists on the magnificent Stradun, a 300m long thoroughfare of gleaming, polished stone. You'll never tire of the harbour views: there's a reason why many of Dubrovnik's fans are repeat visitors.
A walking tour of the imposing city walls offers panoramic views over the beaches, mountains, squares and ochre rooftops. After, refresh yourself with a dip in the Adriatic: explore Dubrovnik's many tiny islands by sea kayak or private boat, stopping off at Lokrum's pretty inland cove for a swim. Cool off at the Franciscan Monastery, where its sheltered cloisters are a welcome retreat and usually empty over lunchtime or at the end of the day. At night, try sunset cocktails and traditional Dalmatian dishes at Nautika, a slick and stylish restaurant with one of the best locations in Europe, right on the harbour.
Boutique seafront hotel Villa Orsula looks like a Game of Thrones mansion with a few modern updates, mixing traditional architecture with contemporary style in large, airy rooms with balconies facing the tranquil Adriatic and the nearby island of Lokrum. Unsurprising, as the hit television show is filmed nearby. Here, lush gardens lead down to a private beach and it's a mere five minute stroll into Dubrovnik's sun-drenched, UNESCO-protected white stone city of the Old Town, but we can't promise any of the star-studded cast - sorry.
The Hotel Excelsior is ideally located near the Old City of Dubrovnik, just a short walk from the centre, and it has some of the best views in the area: we highly recommend spending an evening relaxing with a cocktail at the Abakus Piano Bar, enjoying the live music while admiring the Adriatic. In addition to Abakus there are four restaurants serving authentic local, national and international cuisine, including a surprisingly fantastic Thai restaurant, not something you find every day in Croatia, but well placed to utilise some of the fantastic seafood that you'll encounter here.
View the rest of our hotel collection in Dubrovnik, or contact one of our team on 01242 547 703
At A&K all of our journeys are individually tailored to suit your needs and timescale. As a guide, this four day suggested city break will cost from:
Including flights, breakfast, private transfers and a half day private tour.
Prices based on two people sharing in low season and subject to availability.
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Best time to be there
April to October is considered the best time to visit with July and August being the busiest months. The summer months see a plethora of cultural activities, such as the Dubrovnik Summer Festival and a series of festivals of music, film and art at the
Roman Amphitheatre in Pula.
Dubrovnik or Split (British Airways - daily)
2 hours 45 minutes
GMT +1 hour