Tag Archives: Pile

Beaches and aperitifs in Ploče

One of the main areas along with the Old Town and Pile, Ploče is a residential area found outside the city’s impressive walls. It’s home to Dubrovnik’s famous Banje beach and a number of 5-star hotels. There’s also 24-hour, pay-for on-street parking and a taxi rank. Read more »

Lovely beaches and stunning sunsets in Lapad

Lapad is 3km from the Old Town and just 10-15 minutes by bus or a 10-minute taxi ride from the Pile Gate entrance. The bay is split into two parts: Babin Kuk and Lapad Bay. It has its own centre with a post office, shopping centre and a supermarket. Read more »

Pile Gate, one of Dubrovnik’s city gates

Whenever we travel in an unfamiliar region, the same names pop up time and again. While researching and organising your visit to Dubrovnik, you’ve probably often come across the name ‘Pile Gate’. Found just outside the city walls, it’s one of three impressive gates leading into the Old Town. Read more »