Walls of Dubrovnik

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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: City Walls Tour for Early Birds

2. Dubrovnik: City Walls Tour for Early Birds

Get to the city walls as soon as the gates open on this guided walking tour in Dubrovnik. Uncover the secrets of this must-see city sight on a shared or a private tour. Capture pictures of sweeping views from the top of the Minceta Tower.  Meet your guide at a centrally-located meeting point and begin your early morning adventure. As you walk, learn from your guide about how the wall was built. Listen to exciting legends and funny tales about the city.   Get started by climbing some steps in the cool morning air to be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the main street of Stradun and the skyline of the Old Town.  Stroll along 2 kilometers of the wall to enjoy beautiful landscapes of the sparkling Adriatic Sea and a skyline that still speaks of the splendor of a town that was a wealthy republic for 450 years.  See how the wall is six meters deep in some places and pass by forts looking out to both sea and land. End your tour at the highest point along the wall, the top of Minceta Tower, where the view is not to be missed.

Dubrovnik: Lokrum Island and City Walls Tour by Kayak

3. Dubrovnik: Lokrum Island and City Walls Tour by Kayak

Experience the city walls of Dubrovnik and the island of Lokrum from a different point of view on this guided sea kayaking tour. Explore the beaches along the coast, and stop at Betina Cave to swim and snorkel in the tranquil waters with the gear provided. Make your way to Banje Beach to meet your guide and get a demonstration on how to kayak safely. Then, paddle under the ancient fortifications of Dubrovnik's Old Town and make your way to the island of Lokrum. 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.

Dubrovnik: City Walls Sunset Guided Tour

4. 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.

Dubrovnik: Old Town Walking Tour

5. 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.

Dubrovnik: Oyster, Mussles, and Wine Tasting Tour in Ston

6. Dubrovnik: Oyster, Mussles, and Wine Tasting Tour in Ston

Discover the beauty of the vineyards on the Pelješac peninsula on this tour from Dubrovnik to Ston. Relax with a cruise in Little Ston bay and savor the catch of the day with a tasting of fresh oysters and mussels paired with local wines. Enjoy free time in the picturesque village of Ston.   Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Dubrovnik. Take in the scenic countryside and rolling vineyards of the Pelješac peninsula on the drive to Ston in a climate-controlled vehicle. Listen as your host tells you about the village of Ston.  Board a boat and admire views of verdant forests and the traditional red-roofed buildings in the village from the water. Watch oysters and mussels being pulled from the water and dig into these paired with some carefully-selected Croatian wines.  Disembark from the boat and have some free time to explore the village of Ston where you can go for a stroll through the history alleyways of the Old Town and admire the largest surviving fortification system in Europe. Continue to a bridge over the Ombla River and the Gruž Port for panoramic views of Dubrovnik. Return to your accommodation in Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik: Sunset Cruise by Karaka

7. Dubrovnik: Sunset Cruise by Karaka

Start your perfect evening with a beautiful sunset experience on this historical Karaka. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine on the cruise, while gliding into the sunset. Listen to romantic ambient music and feel the breeze while standing on a gleaming deck. Discover a new view of Old City walls from the sea and gaze over the red rooftops of Dubrovnik Old Town. When feeling thirsty throughout the cruise, refresh yourself with a drink. Take a memorable photo of your moment and share it with your loved ones on the spot using our free Wi-Fi. After sunset, relax while sailing under the starlit sky and enjoy the moonlight reflecting on the Adriatic Sea.

Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls Guided Tours Combo Ticket

8. 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, 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. 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 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 Schedules 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

Dubrovnik: Sea Kayaking Tour with Fruit Snack

9. Dubrovnik: Sea Kayaking Tour with Fruit Snack

Enjoy one of Dubrovnik's most popular summer activities and experience the city’s stunning natural and historical heritage on a 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 fruit snack and a bottle of water. The sunset option ends with a glass of wine.

Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls Private Walking Tour

10. 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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What people are saying about Walls of Dubrovnik

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The tour is a must when you visit Dubrovnik and if you are a GOT fan. Our guide took us through the various spots, the red keep, the Pile gate, the Jesuit Steps and even told us behind the scenes stories of various scenes during the tour. A very nice experience.

Davor was a great guide. His English is excellent, he knew a lot about Dubrovnik, has a sense of humour, made it interesting and did a great job. We really enjoyed our tour with him.

Branko was an enthusiastic and interesting guide. We enjoyed our time learning about the history of Croatia.

So much info and the scenery ... just recommand this tour to anybody.

A wonderful experience on this quaintly done beautiful boat...