Aklapela 2014

Aklapela 2014

Since 2012 a part of the UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, Aklapela is nurturing the Klapa Song by...

"Medeja" of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival in Colombia

The play "Medeja" by Euripides and in the directed by Tomaž Pandur which premiered on the 63rd Summer Festival will be performed in Bogota, Colombia...

15 undiscovered European Destinations

15 undiscovered European Destinations

The Huffingtonpost published a new list of undiscovered beauties of Europe in their travel section. The Author, Emily Wasserman, sais that when...

World's Favourite Festival 2014

World's Favourite Festival 2014

Bachtrack was founded in January 2008 and is the largest classical event finder online. They list over 12,000 upcoming events in classical concerts,...

Festival of Oysters on Stradun

Festival of Oysters on Stradun

The Festival of Oysters will be organized in Front of the Saint Blaise Church on March 30th, accompanied by beautiful aCapella music. 

Try the Best Wines from the Region in Dubrovnik!

Try the Best Wines from the Region in Dubrovnik!

Dubrovnik is a world tourist destination known for its cultural and architectural beauty, sun, sea and various events, but hardly anyone knows that...

c_250_175_16777215_00_images_019.jpgThe jewel in the crown of the Croatian Adriatic coastline is undoubtedly Dubrovnik. A city of stone seemingly floating on the turquoise blue sea, a city of stepped in culture, a walled city that has survived for centuries, a city of peace and one of the most romantic destinations in the world.


Dubrovnik is situated in the far south of Croatia, the city was originally called Ragusa and was formed in the 7th century. Over the next five centuries Ragusa expanded and by the 15th century was one of the most important cities in the Mediterranean. The walls that still surrounded the city today were built over centuries to protect the Republic of Dubrovnik. Through diplomacy and influence Dubrovnik remained a strong power and in the height of the Republic had embassies all over the world.

Dubrovnik today owes much to its past. The beauty of the old historic city and the wonder of the nature have drawn tourists for many years. On visiting Dubrovnik George Bernard Shaw famously commented “those seeking paradise on earth should visit Dubrovnik” and millions from all over the world have followed this advice. The city became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 and is described by UNESCO as - a remarkably well-preserved example of a late-medieval walled city. It is a city that you need to see to believe, a city that once you have visited you will never forget, a city that will leave you breathless.

Dubrovnik – simply unique, uniquely simple
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Fact file:

Population - 42,641 (census 2011)

Surface area – 21.35 km2 (8.2 sq mi2)

County – Dubrovnik – Neretva County

Coordinates - 42°38'25”N 18°06'30”E

Climate – Mediterranean climate with hot, calm summers and mild, rainy winters. Average summer temperature - 26oC (79oF), average winter temperature - 11oC (52oF)

Hours of sunshine – average annual 2629 hours

Average annual rainy days – 109 days

Sea temperature – average summer temperature – 21.5oC (70oF)