Advent in Dubrovnik
The glow of Christmas lights on the ancient cobbled streets, trees „dressed“ in bright lights and the Christmas spirit of kindness and peace makes Dubrovnik's beauty even more magical in this time of the year.
Day 1 Friday:
Assistance and private transfer from Dubrovnik airport to the city centre driving along scenic coastal road. Overnight at your centrally located hotel.
Day 2 Saturday:
After buffet breakfast guided tour of Dubrovnik (approx 1,5 hours). Dubrovnik is a medieval city on the Croatian side of the Adriatic coastline and treasure trove of cultural, historical monuments that were created throughout its thousand-year existence. In the past, it was a City-Republic, and alongside Venice one of the most famous cultural-economic centres on the Mediterranean. Stradun - the main street of Dubrovnik where everyone's walked and also the busiest street where you stroll over marble tiles. Stradun is a great place for everyone where all the shopping can be done, cafes and restaurants are in the streets and many wonderful shops. Onofrio’s Fountain - this drinking fountain is located just at the beginning of Stradun, the main street of the old town. The structure was named after its builder, the Italian Onofrio de la Cava, dates from 1440 and includes 16 sides. The concept is part of the water supply system of the city and brings water from the well in Rijeka Dubrovacka, at more than 20 km away, to the heart of the city. Before that this interest was, therefore, more than a masterpiece of architectural sophistication. Originally the fountain was decorated with a sculpture, which was destroyed in the earthquake of 1667, the Remaining 16 stone masks from which the water flows into a lake. The Clock Tower was built in the 15th Century right at the other end of the Placa (main thoroughfare) and represented alongside nearby buildings a free city state. The tower is approximately 31 metres in height and built by Grubacevic, Utisenovic and Radoncic, local masters. Following an earthquake the structure of the Clock Tower lost it's structure and leaned. In order for it not to fall the Clock Tower was rebuilt in 1929. Orlando's column was Built in 1418, then it was the focal point of the city and Government ordinances and punishment carried out. A flag flies above the statue with the 'Libertas' motto. The medieval cult of Orlando (Roland) started here in the 12th century based upon the epic poem 'Song of Roland'
Time at leisure for shopping or enjoying in The Dubrovnik Winter Festival which brings together fun, culture, enjoyment, gastronomy and art. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 3 Sunday:
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at your leisure (we suggest you to visit Christmas Fair which features a display of traditional handicrafts, Christmas ornaments, candles, toys, glass, embroidery, pottery and porcelain, and all that was artistically created by hand for the festive days. Private transfer from your hotel to the Dubrovnik Airport.
The package price can be based on min. two persons and includes following services:
- return airplane ticket from Europe to Dubrovnik (Croatia Airlines direct flights only); flights according to Croatia Airlines time table
- assistance and transfers from Dubrovnik Airport to Dubrovnik hotel and back
- two overnights (BB basis) at a hotel in Dubrovnik (double or twin room)
- scheduled guided walking city tour of Dubrovnik
- service fee, city taxes and VAT
NOT INCLUDED in the package price:
- entrance fees to museums and sights
- additional excursions or services not mentioned in our program