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Dubrovnik: Self-Guided Audio Tour inside the Walls

1. Dubrovnik: Self-Guided Audio Tour inside the Walls

Journey through the centuries of history on a tour of this breathtaking city where you’ll hear the tales of war, conflict and the political struggles that Dubrovnik has endured, including the last siege during the Homeland War from the early 1990s. Despite all the hardships from the past, the city still stands strong and proud and offers visitors breathtaking views and scenes that will leave a big impression all on their own. This tour, created by a local professional guide, will give you all the historical and cultural explanation behind the fortifications of Dubrovnik, together with many anecdotal stories. Let Marija Milovac take you on an inspiring walk around the walls where you will have the freedom to move at your own pace. Feel free to stop wherever you feel like it, either for a drink or to take some photos. Some of the highlights of the tour include: • The panoramic views of the old city and the clear blue Adriatic sea • The Fort of St Lawrence and the legend about its beginnings • The story of the catastrophic Big Earthquake 1667 • St John Fort and the maritime endeavours of Dubrovnik • Minčeta Tower, the symbol of the city's independence • The siege of Dubrovnik 1991-1992 Hopefully, at the end of the tour, you will have a broader sense of the historical importance of Dubrovnik, you will learn that there's much more behind the beauty of the architecture and the city stone walls than meets the eye. Please note: you'll need to purchase an entry ticket for the city walls to get the most out of this tour. The tour starts at the Pile Gate.

Dubrovnik: Half-Day Private Boat Rental

2. Dubrovnik: Half-Day Private Boat Rental

The tour offers a hotel pick-up for your convenience and takes you to the port of Gruž, where you will board the speedboat. If you want to experience some of the most fascinating and less known parts of the Dubrovnik region, this tour is for you. You will first stop on the island of Lopud, one of the most popular islands, to have a swim. Prepare yourself for beautiful sandy beaches on this traffic-free island. After the relaxation, you will continue to Ston where you will have free time to explore the walls of Ston or to have lunch - it is highly recommended you try the famous oysters in Ston. Your journey doesn’t end there, next you will visit the island of Šipan, the largest of the Elaphite islands and certainly the highlight of the tour. Here, you will have another opportunity to swim in a hidden bay before you return to Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik: Self-Guided Audio Tour

3. Dubrovnik: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Download a vibrant MP3 self-guided audio tour combined with a fully detailed map of the area of your tour. Immerse yourself in the gem of Dubrovnik, the lively and spectacular city that has had a turbulent past but today is a beautiful and thriving urban city. On this audio tour, you will learn about the war in 1991 that devastated the town and how it turned into the safe city it is now. Walk down the marble streets and see the old city walls and mighty St. John’s Fortress while enjoying the breathtaking views of the sea. You'll also see Brsalje Square, the Franciscan Monastery, the Synagogue, Sponza Palace, Orlando's Column, St Blaise Church, Rector's Palace, the Dubrovnik Castle, Rupe Museum and the Marin Drzic House. There is also an optional addition to see the Dominican Monastery.

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What people are saying about Dubrovnik

This is a private tour. It was just 4 of us in a car that takes a maximum of 7 passengers. Our tour guide was very friendly and offered to take pics of us at the stop points. Although he probably leads this tour regularly, he still sounded enthusiastic about telling us about Dubrovnik. He was patient, had a positive energy, and was an all-round friendly guy.