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Dubrovnik: The Ultimate Game of Thrones Tour

1. Dubrovnik: The Ultimate Game of Thrones Tour

Immerse yourself in the city of ‘King’s Landing’ with a guided tour of Dubrovnik’s famous sights, as seen in Game of Thrones. Explore Westeros’ capital city with local guides, who will take you to the most famous filming locations and let you in on the secrets of its production. Instantly recognize where parts of the story played out while your guide shares anecdotes and shows you iconic images from the series. Visit the impressive Lovrijenac Fortress (Red Keep) and admire the seemingly endless fortified walls where Tyrion Lannister and Varys took a stroll. See the Pile Gate where King Joffrey was faced with a citizens’ riot and was pelted with dung or put yourself into the shoes of Cercei as she was taking her walk of shame through the city. Listen to the behind-the-scenes stories and as your guide may well have been a Game of Thrones extra or stand-in and have the opportunity to take a photo on the famous iron throne!

Dubrovnik: Old Town Walking Tour

2. Dubrovnik: Old Town Walking Tour

Join your local guide and take a walk through Dubrovnik’s beautiful Old Town and discover how the city became one of the most prosperous and advanced of all the historic maritime republics. As you step through the gates of Dubrovnik’s old city walls, you will be taking a step back in time, losing yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential city. Beginning near Pile Gate, at the storied western entrance to the Old Town, your local guide will lead you to Dubrovnik’s most significant historical landmarks (you won't enter any churches or museums). See Large Onofrio's Fountain, Orlando’s Column, Rector’s Palace, and many more. Take in the beautiful sights, and listen as your guide shares mesmerizing stories and remarkable facts from over 1,400 years of Dubrovnik’s dramatic history, including the classical period of the Republic of Ragusa.  This tour will give you a thorough background on the essential role Dubrovnik played in the civilized world’s history. You will learn about the city’s impressive economic, social, and cultural achievements over the centuries, and immerse yourself in the city’s electric atmosphere.

Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls Guided Tours Combo

3. Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls Guided Tours Combo

For those wanting to truly experience the best of Dubrovnik, this tour package combines 2 enjoyable walks. Please read full description, thank you! The first 1.5-h walk takes you through our beautiful Old Town, where you can discover how the city became one of the most prosperous and advanced of all the historic maritime republics. As you step through the gates of Dubrovnik’s old city walls, you will be taking a step back in time, losing yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential city. Beginning near Pile Gate, the storied western entrance to the Old Town, your local guide will lead you to Dubrovnik’s most significant historical landmarks. Like the Franciscan Monastery, D’Onofrio’s Fountain, Orlando’s Column, and Rector’s Palace. Take in the beautiful sights, and listen as your guide shares mesmerizing stories and remarkable facts from over 1,400 years of Dubrovnik’s dramatic history, including the classical period of the Republic of Ragusa. This walk will give a thorough background on the essential role of Dubrovnik in the civilized world’s history. You will learn about the city’s impressive economic, social, and cultural achievements over the centuries and immerse yourself in the city’s electric atmosphere. The second walk takes you on an exploration of the walls and wars in Dubrovnik. For centuries, the city was protected by its leaders' diplomatic skills and the surrounding walls and fortifications. The leaders and defensive walls surrounding the city held firm in constant threats from enemies. Take a historic 2-hour walking tour focused on the defensive and political challenges faced by Dubrovnik, and its struggle to survive as a small independent republic. Go to the top of the fortifications and be guided around the mesmerizing walls. Take in the breathtaking views of Dubrovnik’s port and Old Town and visit landmarks vital to the political and defensive history of the city. Your guide will reveal places like the Revelin Fortress, Minceta Tower and Lovrijenac Fortress, which were crucial to the protection of Dubrovnik’s people and prosperity. You will have a background on the essential role Dubrovnik played in the world’s history.  Please note that the two tours run according to schedule, not necessarily one after the other. At the time of booking, you choose the time of the first tour. Tour Schedule 1. Discover the Old Town (1.5-hour tour) runs daily: April and October: 10 AM May, June, and September: 10 AM, 12 PM and 6 PM July: 10 AM, 12 PM, 4 PM, and 6 PM August: 10 AM, 12 PM, 3 PM, and 6 PM 2. Walls & Wars (2-hour tour) runs daily: April and October: 12 PM May, June, and September: 9:15 AM and 3:30 PM July: 9:15 AM and 6 PM August: 9:15 AM and 5:30 PM City walls entrance ticket not included!

Dubrovnik: City Discovery and History Walking Tour

4. Dubrovnik: City Discovery and History Walking Tour

Enjoy a guided walk around Dubrovnik’s Old Town starting at the Large Onofrio's Fountain. Head up Prijeko Street to the Old Port, stopping to admire St. Saviour's, the grandiose Franciscan and Dominican church, and see wine-producing vines believed to be over a century old. Ships from Dubrovnik were renowned throughout the Mediterranean. The ships were built and loaded in the legendary Arsenal, which is another stop on the tour. Hear stories of the famous quarantine and the fortresses of St. Luke and St. John, and the history of the Church of St. Blaise, the Cathedral, the Rector's Palace, Sponza Palace, and Orlando's Column.

From Split: Dubrovnik Guided Day Trip

5. From Split: Dubrovnik Guided Day Trip

Stroll through Dubrovnik's old town, dotted with historic landmarks and hidden treasures, on a guided walking tour. Be transported from Split for an insightful adventure, then enjoy free time to wander around the medieval streets and discover the beauty of this Adriatic gem. Board your bus in Split and drive to Dubrovnik. Upon arrival, meet a local guide to dive into the streets of the historic center, filled with monuments from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Walk through the main street of Stradun and reach Orlando’s Column, once used for public punishment. Admire the Gothic-Renaissance Sponza Palace and the famous Rector’s Palace, as well as the beautiful church and monastery. Learn about the city's fortified walls, built to surround and protect it, which have stood strong throughout the centuries. Afterward, take some free time to continue exploring at your own pace. Choose to climb the city walls up to Srd Mountain to take in panoramic views of the area, or try some traditional food in one of the charming restaurants. If you're feeling adventurous, walk to a nearby beach for a swim. Finally, sit back on your air-conditioned bus as you drive back to Split.

1.5-Hour Walking Tour of Dubrovnik's Old Town

6. 1.5-Hour Walking Tour of Dubrovnik's Old Town

Rich in cultural monuments, Dubrovnik is the one of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval towns of the Mediterranean. Get an insider's view of the Old Town on this 1.5-hour walking tour. Meet your guide at Pile Gate, then stroll around the narrow streets of Old Town Dubrovnik to experience the history and culture of this magnificent walled city. Your local guide will show you the city's finest sights and all the splendid buildings of Old Town will be viewed along the way. In front of the Pile Gate entrance, you'll see the circular Onofrio's Fountain, which is connected by aqueduct to a spring 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) outside the town. Then see the Franciscan Monastery, containing a restored sculpture of the Pieta and a gorgeous cloister dating back to the 14th century. Continue walking to Dubrovnik's Renaissance highlight, the Sponza Palace. Other highlights on this tour include Orlando's Column, the City Bell Tower, the Rector's Palace, and the Church of St Blaise.

Dubrovnik: Self-Guided Audio Tour

7. 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.

Dubrovnik: Old Town Highlights Guided Walking Tour

8. Dubrovnik: Old Town Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Dubrovnik, as it is often called the Pearl of Adriatic, is a town with rich history and heritage. Mainly known for its city walls from where stunning views are provided, Old Town has a lot of other monuments and landmarks worth seeing. During this two hours walking tour with a licensed, local guide, you will see most of the landmarks, such as: St. Saviour´s Church, a small church that is often venue for concerts, Franciscan monastery, unavoidable Orlando`s Column, beautiful Sponza palace which was the custom office in a time of Republic, glamorous Rector´s Palace, amazing Old Port, full of locals fisherman`s small boats. Take a walk through the magical Old town, see lovely monuments and hear interesting legends.

Dubrovnik Old City Private Tour

9. Dubrovnik Old City Private Tour

Join me on a walking tour through Dubrovnik’s beautiful old city and visit the city’s most significant historical landmarks including a visit to two museums and some locations where recent popular movies were filmed, like the Game of Thrones and much more. Take in the beautiful sights, and listen to stories, curiosities and remarkable facts through the many centuries of Dubrovnik’s dramatic history, including the recent past during the Homeland War. As you step through the gates of old city walls, you will be taking a step back in time, losing yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential city. We will not only tour the main streets and squares but also the intriguing narrow side streets where locals are still living and is this way you will be thoroughly introduced to Dubrovnik's old city, the "Grad", how the locals call it, meaning "The City", as you embrace its history, legends, culture, monuments, way of life and facing problems of nowadays! We will see: - Kolorina Bay and the Fortress of St. Lawrence - The Bokar Fortress - The Pile Gate (west gate of the old city) - Onotrio's fountains - The Franciscan Monastery (Old Pharmacy) - The Stradun (the main street) - The Great Granary - The Minčeta Tower - The Jesuit Monastery (walk of shame) - The square of Ivan Gunudulić (green market) - The Cathedral (Treasury of the Republic) - The Rector's Palace - The Bishop's Palace - The City Hall - Orlando's Column - The Sponza Palace - The Church of St. Blaise and much more... Receive valuable information and recommendations on what to do, where to go, eat, shop, relax... Let me take you on an adventure through the Old City in a way only the locals know!

Dubrovnik: Short Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

10. Dubrovnik: Short Guided Sightseeing Walking Tour

Discover Dubrovnik monuments and highlights, hear an interesting stories in one hour walking tour. The local and knowledgeable guide will take you through the main street, famous Stradun, and meet you with fascinating history and heritage of the town. You will also visit Onofrio´s fountain with 16 carved masquerades from which flows water, suitable for drinking, then you will visit St. Saviour´s Church, Franciscan monastery, a jewel of cultural and artistic heritage of Dubrovnik Republic, beautiful St. Blaise church, unavoidable Statue of Orlando, former home of prince of the Republic, glamorous Rector´s Palace, elegant Cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of Mary, charming Old Port and many more. Walk round with our guide and get lifetime memories and incredible impressions.

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Touring with a local is the best way to learn not only about the historical sites but to learn from a personal perspective. Thoroughly enjoyed our tour.

Amazing tour with the best guide! Absolutely recommend for any GOT fan! Saw so many iconic locations! 10/10!

Our tour guide was exceptional. Learned a lot about the history of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Darko was the perfect guide. He was very knowledgeable.

Tour was amazing!! Loved walking all over the city