Category Archives: Things to do

Family activities and things to do near Dubrovnik

Looking for ideas for things to do in and around Dubrovnik with children? Then read on for part two of our round-up of family-friendly activities, or read part one looking at things to do with kids in Dubrovnik itself. Read more »

Children’s activities and things to do in Dubrovnik

Looking for ideas for things to do in Dubrovnik with children? Family-friendly Dubrovnik and its surrounding area is a great choice for a city break or beach holiday with kids. The area is very safe and the locals love little ones, so you know they’ll be welcome everywhere! Read more »

Family-friendly beaches in Dubrovnik and nearby

Sandy beach near Dubrovnik, Croatia

Kids love going to the beach and there are lots of child-friendly beaches in Dubrovnik and the surrounding area. They’re not all rocky, either; you’ll find plenty of beautiful sand and pebble beaches to choose from. Here are our recommendations for beaches to visit with children. Read more »

How to get to the Elafiti Islands from Dubrovnik

Waters of the Elafiti Islands

Discover the beautiful Elafiti Islands, just 30 minutes by boat from Dubrovnik. Also known as the Elaphiti Islands, this small archipelago is the perfect city escape: crystal-clear waters, sandy beaches and complete tranquillity. An island paradise! Read more »

Konavle, Croatia: for foodies and nature lovers

Konavle Summer 2015

Konavle is one of Croatia’s best-kept secrets. This beautiful region nestles between the Adriatic and the mountains at the country’s southern tip, just 30km from Dubrovnik. Popular destinations are Gruda, Čilipi and Molunat on the coast. Read more »

Lokrum, a peaceful island retreat

Lokrum is a small, car-free, uninhabited island that stretches in front of Dubrovnik and is home to a monastery and botanical garden. There is an abandoned fort on the island’s peak, from where you can enjoy amazing views of the mainland. There are also two restaurants, a bar and a small shop for essentials. Read more »

Gruž, a bustling port neighbourhood

Vibrant Gruž is just 3km from Dubrovnik’s Old Town and very typical of the area. It has a charming little port, where you can catch ferries to and from Italy and to the islands. Ferry company Jadrolinija has its office here. Read more »

Dubrovnik Summer Festival 2013

Summer in Croatia: hot, sunny days and warm, long nights. Perfect for festivals of all sorts, whether you’re a culture vulture who loves classical music or a party person who’s driven wild by the world’s biggest DJs. Read more »

Arts festival in Dubrovnik

Do you simply love the arts or are you an artist, musician or writer who’d like to get involved in an event somewhere new? Buzzing, creative Dubrovnik is the perfect place for you! Read more »

Best times to visit Dubrovnik

When is the best time to visit Dubrovnik? Lots of our guests ask us this question, so we’ve written this helpful guide on what to expect every month of the year. Read more »