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Lokrum Island and Dubrovnik City Walls Tour by Kayak

1. Lokrum Island and Dubrovnik City Walls Tour by Kayak

Make your way to Banje Beach to meet your guide and get a demonstration on how to kayak in safety. Then, paddle under the ancient fortifications of Dubrovnik's Old Town and make your way to the island of Lokrum. See the botanical gardens and the summer residence of the Austrian emperor Maximilian from the sea. Learn about the history of the area and hear about some of the mysterious legends from your guide. Kayak along the shore of the island and discover the hidden caves. Get some time to go for a swim at Betina Cave or snorkel with the amazing marine life. Enjoy the complimentary fresh fruit and drinks in the sun and take up the challenge and get an adrenalin rush on an incredible cliff jump.

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Dubrovnik: City Walls Tour for Early Birds or Sunset Chasers

2. Dubrovnik: City Walls Tour for Early Birds or Sunset Chasers

A stroll around Dubrovnik’s city walls is a must-do for every visitor to Croatia. The best way to see it is to come before everyone else does — so join this tour to get to the city walls as soon as the gates open, on either a shared or private tour. As you walk, learn from your guide about how the wall was built, sprinkled with exciting legends and funny tales.   After climbing some steps, you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the main street Stradun and the skyline of the Old Town. Walk along 2 kilometers of the wall to enjoy beautiful landscapes of the sparkling Adriatic Sea and the skyline that still speaks of the splendor of a town that was a wealthy republic for 450 years. Six meters deep in some places, the walls are dotted with forts looking out to both sea and land. Your tour ends on the highest point along the wall, the top of Minceta Tower, where the view is not to be missed.

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Dubrovnik: City Walls Sunset Guided Tour

3. Dubrovnik: City Walls Sunset Guided Tour

Join a guided walking tour and traverse the famous city walls of Dubrovnik, a beautiful reminder of distant medieval times. Marvel at breathtaking views as you walk the 2-kilometer wall surrounding the town and see for yourself why the Old City of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dubrovnik has preserved its city walls despite changing trends that once suggested any types of fortifications are obsolete and redundant. Admire the terracotta roofs and narrow streets from above. In addition, enjoy the clear vista over the Adriatic sea, revealing just about any boat on the horizon. This view explains why the city was successfully defended for centuries. The town survived many wars, including the recent Homeland War from 1991-1995, but Dubrovnik was renewed in a manner that the damage is not visible. Find out why the city of Dubrovnik has inspired artists, writers and photographers as you explore the ancient Mediterranean city and wander along the elegant walls.

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Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls Private Walking Tour

4. Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls Private Walking Tour

Discover one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe. Dubrovnik Old Town and the city walls surrounding it reveal the unique history of this place, spanning over 1400 years. This private tour starts with a walk around the walls, which are 2 kilometers long up to 40 meters high. See beautiful views and hear fascinating stories from your guide. Medieval houses, towers, fortresses, and a stunning landscape awaiting you. One of the highlights is climbing the Minceta Tower, offering the highest viewpoint from the city walls. The second part of the tour takes you through the Old Town, to stroll the stone cobbled streets of this UNESCO World Heritage site. You will visit the most impressive and exciting places this area has to offer. On Stradun, the main street in the Old Town, you have the chance to feel the pulse of this city. Every narrow side street has a different story to tell. At the end of this private experience, you will know everything you need to about Dubrovnik, and more.

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Old Town Dubrovnik Walking Tour

5. Old Town Dubrovnik Walking Tour

On this walking tour, you will get an overview of the entire history of Dubrovnik from the 7th century onwards. The tour will take you through the city walls and through the entire Old City of Dubrovnik, where you will see all of the historical sites, as well as important areas for the locals. This tour will not only teach you about the history of the city, but it will also tell you the untold stories of curious events. Your local guide will also show you all the best places to shop for souvenirs and typical Croatian products, as well as point you in the direction of the most delicious traditional food served in the city. 

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Dubrovnik: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Dinner

6. Dubrovnik: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Dinner

Climb aboard the 16th-century wooden ship “Karaka” for a romantic sunset dinner cruise in Dubrovnik. Relax under a starlit sky, and enjoy breathtaking views of Dubrovnik’s fortifications and red-tiled roofs. Marvel at islands twinkling in the twilight, such as Lokrum just off the coast. Listen to the ambient sounds of background music as your dinner is served. Dine on a menu of Dalmatian cuisine: Fish menuCold salad with mussels, grilled fish fillets, potato salad, green salad, Home made cake, fresh fruit Meat menuDalmatian smoked ‘buđola’ (smoked ham), grilled chicken fillets, grilled pork fillets, green salad, homemade cake, fresh fruit Vegetarian menuTomatoes with mozzarella, vegetables risotto, green salad, homemade cake, fresh fruit Taste fresh seasonal fruit, and sip champagne under the moonlight!

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Dubrovnik Gastronomy: 3-Hour Food and Wine Tour

7. Dubrovnik Gastronomy: 3-Hour Food and Wine Tour

The city of Dubrovnik is known for a lot of things: its UNESCO-worthy Old Town, the sprinkling of idyllic islands that surround the mainland, the ancient city walls that comprise King's Landing in the popular HBO show 'Game of Thrones'... However, one thing that Dubrovnik is not know for, and should be, is the incredible food and wine. Take a lovely guided tour of the city's World Heritage Site-listed Old Town, and visit four cozy restaurants nestled within for a taste of Dubrovnik's unique gastronomy. Walk down the beautiful cobblestone streets and alleyways of the Old Town, and pass by some of the city's major sights, including the Franziscan and Dominican monasteries, the palaces of Sponza and Rector, and the Baroque cathedral. Discover national culinary traditions through the years, and enjoy a tasting of various snacks accompanied by a glass of local wine. Finish the fun food adventure at a cute patisserie within the ancient walls of Old Town for a taste of traditional Croatian cake.

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Dubrovnik: Day or Sunset Sea Kayaking Tour with Snack

8. Dubrovnik: Day or Sunset Sea Kayaking Tour with Snack

Enjoy one of Dubrovnik's most popular summer activities and experience the city’s stunning natural and historical heritage on a 2.5 to 3-hour sea kayaking tour. Begin in Pile Bay and paddle to the island of Lokrum and to Betina Cave, where you will make a stop to go snorkeling. Paddle back to Pile Bay, where the tour ends. Enjoy a sandwich or fruit snack and a bottle of water. The sunset option ends with a glass of wine.

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Dubrovnik’s City Walls and Wars Historic Walking Tour

9. Dubrovnik’s City Walls and Wars Historic Walking Tour

For centuries, the prosperous port city of Dubrovnik was protected both by the diplomatic skill of its leaders and the walls and fortifications surrounding it. Facing constant threats from powerful enemies, the leaders and the defensive city walls held firm. This historic 2-hour walking tour will focus on the defensive and political challenges Dubrovnik faced, and its struggle to survive as a small independent republic. A local guide will bring you to the top of Dubrovnik’s fortifications and lead you around the mesmerizing city walls. Take in 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 why places like the Revelin Fortress, Minceta Tower, and Lovrijenac Fortress were essential structures in the protection of Dubrovnik’s people and prosperity. This tour is a highlight of any visit to Dubrovnik and will give you a thorough background on the essential role Dubrovnik played in the civilized world’s history.

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Dubrovnik: Old Town Walking Tour

10. 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 at 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.

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What people are saying about Walls of Dubrovnik

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3,709 reviews

Our tour guide, Gellana (hope I have spelt that right), was really friendly and full of knowledge. We learnt so much about the city walls and the city itself, which made the walls walk really interesting and memorable. Dubrovnik is a truly beautiful city and the views from the walls are incredible, you get to see so much more with Gellana’s informative guide as she pointed out so much along the walk, which you just wouldn’t see without a guide. Well worth it.

Brilliant kayaking trip… great way to explore a little of the local area and an island! Your guises were fab. Good there was an option of a longer or shorter route. Good pace. About 8k in total. Water and a wee fruit snack was helpful. Take cash, the beach bar at one of the stops doesn’t accept cards so we missed out on a wee ice cream n coffee.

Mikayla did a great job!!! We were between doing a cruise tour or this private tour and we are SO happy we did this. If you want to see Old Town doing this tour is the best way to see all of it and still have time (and extra money) for a nice lunch, the aerial view with the cable car, and sit down coffee, and shopping. AMAZING!

We were looking for a city walls tour but it was confusing especially with the existance of many tour companies, till we found this tour that had a convinient starting time. We enjoyed it and the guid shared with us a lot of the history behind the great walls and made the tour worth it.

Evo was fabulous. He was on time, very knowledgeable, very personable and FUN. We got more than we ever imagined from this tour. Imagine your tour guide talking about Game of Thrones and than showing you a picture of where he was in a scene.