9. Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls Guided Tours Combo Ticket
For those wanting to truly experience the best of Dubrovnik, this tour package combines 2 enjoyable walks.
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 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 will visit 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 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.
The second walk takes you on an exploration of the walls and wars in Dubrovnik. For centuries, the prosperous port city of Dubrovnik was not only protected by the diplomatic skill of its leaders, but by the walls and fortifications surrounding it. Facing constant threats from powerful enemies, the leaders and defensive walls surrounding the city held firm.
Buy your tickets at the City Walls entrance, then 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 why places like the Revelin Fortress, Minceta Tower, and Lovrijenac Fortress, were essential structures in the protection of Dubrovnik’s people and prosperity. This walk is an undoubted 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.
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.
1. Discover the Old Town (1.5-hour tour) runs daily:
April and October: 10 AM
May, June, and September: 10 AM, 12 PM & 6 PM
July: 10 AM, 12 PM & 4 PM
August: 10 AM, 12 PM & 3 PM
2. Walls & Wars (2-hour tour) runs daily:
April and October: 12 PM (reservation mandatory)
May, June, and September: 9:15 AM & 3:30 PM
July: 9:15 AM and 6 PM
August 1-19: 9:15 AM & 5:30 PM
August 20-31: 9:15 AM & 5 PM