GuruWalk Original
Free tour

Ancient Old City– Finest tour of Dubrovnik #2022

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English
Guru: Vedran
Quality Verified Registered on November 26, 2019

Greetings visitors, our names are Vedran & Lorenco – We were born and grew up in Dubrovnik, our profession is licensed tour guide, Wherever we travel we like to know archaeology, culture, gastronomy, history, way of life and above all the most fun activities to make most of the time wherever I am. So if you came to explore Dubrovnik, this tour is the perfect way to fill all of your needs. Allow us to lead you throughout Old town, we promise you'll have a great time.

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Tour description

With this free walking tour, you will explore Dubrovnik center as a local would. I will make sure that you discover all the secrets and beauty of this city.

For 450 years the aristocratic city-state Republic of Dubrovnik held independence (14th-19th cent.) between big and powerful rivals and natural disasters in very turbulent European medieval times.

Old Town was the capital of the Dubrovnik Republic, a center of once small size but significant maritime power. Today Old Town of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO world heritage site, a location that is almost like a big open museum where time almost stopped for centuries. Surrounded by ancient 2 km ditched city walls with numerous towers and forts. 

Walking route:

From the City gates of Pile (west entrance), through a stone bridge with a wooden suspension below the tower, via main street Stradun (Placa) to the City gates Ploče (east entrance) and few little streets by side.

Why take this tour?

From founding to modern everyday life. You will have insights about life, interesting narratives, and much more about how the ancient Old Town of Dubrovnik managed to accomplish notable status and discover the most symbolic places, monuments with tips & activities to do.

STARTING POINT on Pile SQUARE, more precisely in corner of Restaurant Nautika (address:  Brsalje 3)

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  • Meeting point:
    Brsalje ul. 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
    Brsalje ul. 3, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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    In (right) corner of Restaurant Nautika

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).

Tour opinions

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Alannah 12 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Fun, a little short, but I think it covered the main points
Anh ... 02 Jan 2023

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Travelled alone - Jan 2023
Had a great tour with Vedran around the old town. The group size was small so he was attentive to answer all our questions and made sure we engaged in the conversation. I like that he also told his family experiences over generations along the country's regime shifts in the last few decades.
Maya 30 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Vedran made the best of the rainy weather and gave us the information about the city while doing his best to keep us dry. We learned a lot from him and had great conversation with him
Lisa 26 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
What a great tour so worth it to learn about the history of this beautiful place
Neda 23 Nov 2022

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Travelled in group - Nov 2022
Vedran is very professional, kind and informative. We learned so much in just the first 5 minutes! The tour didn't feel long at all because every part of it was fun and interesting.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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.
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