Dalmatia - Dubrovnik

Heaven on Earth

Walls are built to protect treasures, and in Dubrovnik this is particularly accurate, with 1,940 metres of stone surrounding one

of the world’s most beautiful cities. As George Bernard Shaw stated: “If you want to see heaven on Earth, come to Dubrovnik”.

 

 “The Pearl of the Adriatic” has captivated and seduced kings and artists for centuries with its immaculate medieval

architecture. How will it inspire you?

BEHIND THE SCENES

Where to go

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Cavtat – The Old Town Core

The small medieval town of Cavtat is both the tourist and cultural centre of Konavle. Among the many significant cultural sites are the Mausoleum of the Račić family, the birthplace of Vlaho Bukovac, the Ducal Palace and the Sokol Fortress.

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Dubrovnik – The Old Town Core

With its unique political and cultural history and world-renowned buildings, it’s no wonder Dubrovnik is a UNESCO heritage site.

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Korčula – The Town of Marco Polo

As the historical heart of the island of the same name, the city of Korčula is one of the best preserved medieval towns on the Mediterranean. The birthplace of Marco Polo, it boasts a heritage rich in history, architecture and culture.

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Mljet National Park

Located in the western region of the island of Mljet, the most richly wooded island in the Adriatic, the park is renowned for its deep bays, large lake and small lake, lush and diverse Mediterranean vegetation and rich cultural heritage, with a twelfth-century Benedictine Monastery on the island in
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Narona Archeological Museum

The region’s historical heritage is best represented by the ancient town of Narona, the village of Vid near Metković, the small Church of St. Vitus, the early Christian church of Bare, the complex of early Christian basilicas, town walls and the forum with the Temple of Augustus.

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The Town Walls of Ston

This fortified complex dating from the fourteenth century is unique due to its length of 5.5 kilometres, monumental size and its defence structures and urban layout. The walls begin and end with the fortresses of Koruna in Mali Ston and Veliki Kaštio in Ston.