Dubrovnik: what to see, places to visit in a day
Dubrovnik tourist guide, what to see in this city of Croatia, the peninsula of Lapad and Cavtat seaside resort.
Located along the Dalmatian coast, renowned region of southern Croatia, Dubrovnik is located, whose Italian translation is Ragusa. For the richness of its artistic and cultural heritage, the old city of Dubrovnik (Ragusa) is inserted in the assets of Humanity.
You get well very well in the car, but there are also several ferries that depart from Dubrovnik Bari but also from other locations, namely Korcula, Mljet, Rijeka, Split, Stari Grad. The beaches in Dubrovnik and vicinity are ghia, if you prefer the sand you can reach the beach of Lopud, located on the island just 40 minutes by boat from Dubrovnik.
What to see in and around Dubrovnik
The historic center, wrapped in the ancient walls, is crossed by a long driveway paved called Stradun, overlooked the most representative buildings of the city. The massive walls are almost two kilometers long and are all walkable. Despite earthquakes and wars, this extraordinary defensive system of the past, has remained intact, and today is a place that offers beautiful panoramic views, on one side of the old town with its colorful rooftops, and on the other, on ‘ island of Lokrum and the open sea; crystal clear sea, ideal for scuba diving.
Near the old town of Dubrovnik is the Lapad peninsula, a residential and tourist area surrounded by greenery that offers many beaches, spacious parks and various tourist facilities and sports. At about 20km from the center of Dubrovnik is situated on a small peninsula, Cavtat, a lively seaside resort, interesting from the standpoint of historical and architectural, founded by the Greeks in the fourth century by the name of Epidaurum.