Dubrovnik City Tour - Just the best since 2018

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Vlaho
Quality Verified Registered on October 06, 2018

Dear travellers, I welcome you to my hometown of Dubrovnik, where I was born and raised. Let me tell you the history and way of life as a local who has been living and working in the Old City for many years. Even in the most difficult moments, during the recent Patriotic War in Croatia, I was here, proudly defending the "Grad" and its people, as we locals call Dubrovnik with a capital G, which means: "The City ". As a fellow traveller who has travelled to all the continents of the world, I know what it is to be a tourist, so give me the opportunity and pleasure to meet you and show you this fascinating and charming old city. As quoted by the famous Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw: "If you want to see heaven on Earth, come to Dubrovnik." I truly believe that being a local and having many years of experience working in tourism will guarantee you only the best service and pleasure during your visit. So, join me on an adventure to discover and learn about the little hidden secrets that only the natives know, which have made Dubrovnik a unique and very special city known worldwide, called "The Pearl of the Adriatic". Be my guest, take a tour and explore the depths of Dubrovnik and its divine surroundings, immerse yourself in history, culture, gastronomy, language, nature, art, tradition, customs, ... and enrich your knowledge and return home with the desire to return! Looking forward to meeting you. Vlaho

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

So, take a walking tour through Dubrovnik’s beautiful Old City and visit the city’s most significant historical landmarks and some locations where recent popular movies were filmed, like the Game of Thrones and much more.

Take in the beautiful sights, and listen to stories, curiosities and remarkable facts through the many centuries of Dubrovnik’s dramatic history, including the recent past during the Homeland War. As you step through the gates of old city walls, you will be taking a step back in time, losing yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential city.

We will not only tour the main streets and squares but also the intriguing narrow side streets where locals are still living and is this way you will be thoroughly introduced to Dubrovnik's Old City, the "Grad", how the locals call it, meaning "The City", as you embrace its history, legends, culture, monuments, way of life and facing problems of nowadays!
We will see:
- Kolorina Bay and the Fortress of St. Lawrence
- The Bokar Fortress
- The Pile Gate (west gate of the old city)
- Onotrio's fountains
- The Franciscan Monastery
- The Stradun (the main street)
- The Great Granary
- The Minčeta Tower
- The Jesuit Monastery (walk of shame)
- The square of Ivan Gunudulić (green market)
- The Cathedral
- The Rector's Palace
- The Bishop's Palace
- The City Hall
- Orlando's Column
- The Sponza Palace
- The Church of St. Blaise
and much more...

Receive valuable information and recommendations on what to do, where to go, eat, shop, relax... Please take all of your essential items (comfortable clothes and shoes, smart phone/camera, water bottle, hat, sunglasses, rain protection, etc.). Be aware of the weather forecast for the day of the tour.

So, join me on an adventure through the Old City in a way only the locals know!

Minimum number of participants: 4 (If this number is not reached booking will be cancelled).
Maximum number of participants: 30 (After this number is reached booking will be stopped for that day). 
You will be promptly informed and of course I will always reach out to you and try to find a solution.

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  • Meeting point:
    Brsalje ul 3 20000 Dubrovnik Croatia
    Brsalje ul 3 20000 Dubrovnik Croatia
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    Meeting point is in front of the restaurant NAUTIKA (on Google maps type: MY DUBROVNIK TOURS). IMPORTANT: IF YOU MIGHT COME IN LATE AFTER THE START OF THE TOUR GO DIRECTLY TO THE COVE OF KOLORINA (that's where you will find us).

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Gordan 29 Jan 2023

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Travelled in family - Jan 2023
Exciting, fun and full of knowledge tour in Dubrovnik. The route was just awesome bypassing the feeding of the penguins at noon. Very much recommended.
Laura 28 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Vlaho is a very professional guide with a lot of experience showing his city and the story of his country and the republic of Dubrovnik. We appreciate a lot this tour full of history and interesting facts! Also shares little secrets like the pidgeon lunch time ;)
Rosana 26 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Hannah 17 Jan 2023

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
The tour was very informative! I loved it!
Maria 05 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Vlaho was awesome. He knows a lot, I learned a lot. Super recommended
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 20 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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