Guided tour

Dubrovnik Old Town Discovery: Cable Car and Walking Tour

4.6 / 5

67 reviews

Activity provider: ELITE TRAVEL
Guided tour

Dubrovnik Old Town Discovery: Cable Car and Walking Tour

Activity provider: ELITE TRAVEL

From US$ 60.86 per person


Take in spectacular views of Dubrovnik and Dubrovnik Riviera on this tour of the city by cable car and foot. Walk down medieval cobblestone streets, and be enchanted by this charming city as you explore everything it has to offer.

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Duration 3 - 4.5 hours
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  • Take in the old town of Dubrovnik by cable car and see spectacular views
  • Stroll the charmingly labyrinthine narrow stone streets
  • Visit the marketplace, palaces, towers, monasteries and houses
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Your getting-to-know-you session with Dubrovnik, historical diplomatic liaison for the easy and west, begins with a cable car ride from the newly-opened cable cars station in the Old Town of Dubrovnik. You'll be treated to a panoramic view of Dubrovnik, showcasing the greatness of the entire city and its surrounding hills and centuries-old Dubrovnik rooftops. On the return journey to the main Station, your tour guide will lead you by foot to the Old Town of Dubrovnik. Though it has been subject to fires and catastrophic earthquakes, the gorgeous city has always risen again to retain its title as the world-famous treasury of cultural monuments. Choose to spend time within the Walls of Dubrovnik with included entry. Today's walking tour will introduce you to the best of Dubrovnik, one of the largest and most luxurious open-air museum towns in existence. To start off the day, the famous Croatian tourist center awaits you, encircled by its monumental stone ramparts, which have preserved and enhanced Dubrovnik’s Renaissance spirit. Travel down labyrinths of short, narrow stone streets, the marketplace, palaces, towers, monasteries, and houses - each of which is more than 300 years old! This city's harmony, simplicity, and appreciation of beauty have, through the ages, become the basic philosophy of life for the residents of Dubrovnik.

  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to Dubrovnik cable car
  • City walls entrance fee (if option including fee is selected when booking)
  • Transportation

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Meeting point

Pile Square next to the fountain by Dubravka bar restaurant (just outside Pile gate, western entrance to Old town). Guests are obligated to come to a tour departure point by themselves. For guests coming from cruise ships: if the ship is at Dubrovnik Old Town Anchorage, guests will have to walk through Dubrovnik Old Town, you will take a tender from your ship to the Old Town Pier. From this pier, enter Old Town and walk up the main street (Placa Stradun) for approximately 300 meters to the West Side Exit at Pile Square. Here you will exit the Old Town (outside of the city walls) and you will be in Pile Square. Please look for the fountain in Pile Square where you will see your guide holding a sign that says "EuroAdria." If your ship is docked or at anchor in the port of Gruz, guests will have to take a shuttle or taxi to Pile Square. The driving time from the pier to Pile Square is approximately 7 minutes. The price of the taxi or shuttle is not included in the cost of the tour.

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  • Dubrovnik cable car fee is included
  • City walls entrance fee is included if the option is selected
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4.6 /5

based on 67 reviews

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Met Sara our guide at 9:00 outside the city walls where our tour begins. We walked around the walls and went to get the cable cars. At the top we stopped for a 30min, you can take panoramic pictures of the whole town and neighbour islands. You can have a rest, grab a coffee and toilets are up there. Then we came down in the cable car and continued our old town tour. You can ask as much questions as possible Sara was knowledgeable and knew her city well. She gave us recommendations where to eat, and see. Tour is only 3h even though the add says 4-5h. You have to do a lot of walking and some stairs so be prepared. If you like to know the history and see the town in detail this is a great activity.

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April 2, 2023

The tour started with a walk to the Telepheric under the rain, but because of this, the visit to the top was less crowded. Our guide Mariela was really nice, yet being a very small group, I would have loved a bit more walking around side streets of the old town, instead of long stops in the main squares.

April 2, 2023

As Australians we did not know what to expect from this tour but we're very pleasantly surprised. The guide, Mara, was exceptional and was very accommodating with any questions from the group. She represented Croatia faithfully and was very informative about its history and fight for survival and independence. She emphasised the devastation of Dubrovnik caused by the 1667 mammoth earthquake. She was very aware that some in the group needed to meet their Cruise ship and she calmly got us there in time and yet very informed about the old city etc. The cable car view was breathtaking. This was a tour where all our expectations were exceeded and it was in no small way due to the excellent representation Mara provided. We highly recommend yout organisation and this tour. Anthony E.

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April 2, 2023

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