Perched on Croatia’s south-west coast, Dubrovnik is known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. Home to churches, synagogues and monasteries that date back centuries, Dubrovnik is also known for the Old Pharmacy; opened in 1317, it’s the oldest operating pharmacy in Europe.
- a tourist information office and news stand
- car parking and shuttle bus service
- cafés offering light refreshments
- a supermarket located just outside the terminal
- bus station located just a few steps from the terminal.
How to Get Around
- Currency - the currency in Dubrovnik is the Croatian Kuna. Coins come in 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 lipa, and 1, 2, 5 and 25 kuna denominations. Notes come in 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 kuna denominations.
- Time Zone - Dubrovnik uses Central European Time (CET), which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Central European Summer Time (CEST) is 2 hours ahead.
- Weather - Dubrovnik has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Temperatures range from an average 29° Celsius in July and August to 5° Celsius in January and February. The driest month is July, with an average rainfall of 26 millimetres.
- Old Town - this pedestrian-only ancient city has a similar feel to Venice, with marble laneways in place of canals. All of the main monuments are in Old Town, along with a range of restaurants, bars and cafes. Lined with historic buildings, Placa Street is a lovely place to stroll.
- Walk the Wall - the stone walls that completely encircle the Old Town offer breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea, the terracotta rooftops of Dubrovnik and the historic buildings of the city. Stairs to the top are steep and there is an entry fee, payable in local currency only.
- Rector’s Palace - known for its Gothic and Renaissance architecture, this impressive palace is finished with Baroque elements. Dating back to 1272, these days it is home to an historic museum.
- Sponza Palace - designed by master architect Paskoje Milicevic and built in Gothic and Renaissance style, this grand palace dates back to the 16th century. Revered for its beauty, these days it is home to the National Archives.
- Dubrovnik Cathedral - the ancient Dubrovnik Cathedral is an excellent example of Romanesque architecture. Dating back to the 12th century, this grand basilica is known for its 3 separate alters.