Trip to Dubrovnik
If you want to visit a city which has a very remarkable economic footprint in addition to historical wealth, Dubrovnik combines the two in a beautiful setting. Indeed, it is the most visited city in Croatia. In short, this is the ideal destination if you want discoveries. In addition to these advantages, the city enjoys a magnificent climate which is suitable for most of the year for visits but also for holidays. Its geographical location also allows it to be one of the most popular cities for tourists in Europe but also the main tourist attraction in the country.
A pleasant climate all year round
It’s not easy to have a city where you can visit all year round without having too many climatic constraints. For Dubrovnik, this is quite possible because the city has a pleasant climate all year round. Thus, it is highly recommended to visit the city out of season. However, from July to August it is less advisable. Also, given the notoriety of the city which is very popular, the visits can sometimes be complicated with the multitudes of tourists. But don't worry, you'll have plenty of time to explore one of the best cities in the world.
A rich history
During its history with its 7th century creation, the city has taken advantage of its good coastal position. After its foundation, it was under the protection of Byzantium. The city passed over several dominions in the Middle Ages with the crusade and other conquests. In modern times, the city’s history has also been marked by an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people. In 1991, the Yugoslav army carried out an attack on the city and surrounded the city during the Croatian War of Independence. According to the Red Cross, the number of victims during this siege is 114 civilians among others.
The highlights of Dubrovnik
There are several places rich in history and discovery that one can visit in Dubrovnik. History is the hallmark of the city in many ways. The old infrastructure of the city bears witness to this posture which puts history and tourism at the center of the city.
It is one of the most visited and famous places in the city. Being a monumental baroque church which was built in the 18th century and this in place of the old Romanesque which was lost in the great earthquake, this building is a marvel of its kind. It is also a place to discover sacred archaeological objects.
This is the most famous part of the city. It is a main street that divides the Old Town of Dubrovnik into two parts. It is a popular meeting place for festivals and other ceremonies. It is also a place surrounded by many historic buildings and infrastructure.
Monumental Imperial Fort
It lies to the north of the city at Mount Srdj and built in the 19th century while the city was occupied by Napoleon.