Dubrovnik Old Town Walking Tour

Ancient Old Town has a lot of interesting and intriguing stories to share, but they can’t be found on Google!
Discover them with our knowledgeable, friendly local guide.

Dubrovnik by far has the most well preserved medieval Old Town you will ever see.
The entire Old Town is a UNESCO heritage site filled with marvelous sights that bring you into the wonderful world of the past.
On this Dubrovnik Walking Tour, licensed and experienced local guides will show you the most important sites
and tell you everything you need to know, from the founding, through the golden age, the homeland war, up to the present day.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Your Dubrovnik walking tour begins at Pile Gate, (the western entrance to the Old Town), where your local guide will lead you to Dubrovnik’s most significant attractions. Some of them are:

  • The Onophrian Fountain - 15-th century water fountain still supplies fresh drinking water!

  • Orlando’s Column - An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom. It was used as the pillory where people were publicly punished.

  • Sponza Palace - One of the most beautiful palaces, a mixture of Gothic and Renaissance styles.

  • Rector's Palace Also known as the Knežev Dvor. In the Middle Ages, the Republic of Dubrovnik was ruled by a rector who was elected by the nobility. To prevent anyone from becoming too powerful the rector's term was restricted to one month. During his term, rector lived in his palace.

  • Old Port - The key to Dubrovnik's trading and maritime success.

  • You will hear stories and legends about the church of St Blaise, Dubrovnik's patron saint; the Cathedral; the Rector's Palace; Sponza Palace and many more.

  • You will also get to know about the homeland war in the early '90s

  • You will learn interesting facts about the city’s defensive and political challenges, such as the use of poison for political purposes.

  • You will find out what does the name of the city mean, and how in little over 300 years from its foundation, it became a maritime superpower with third largest merchant fleet in the world.

  • Did you know that for centuries, Dubrovnik was an independent republic? It was peaceful republic never planned to invade or conquer anyone, it lived from maritime trade and they paid tribute to retain the freedom and independence throughout the Ottoman Empire.

  • Join our Dubrovnik walking tour and we will reveal you a whole lot more interesting and fun facts!

TOUR DETAILS

  • Your guide is fluent in English and licensed by the Croatian Ministry of Tourism.

  • Maximum group size is 12 people.

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PRIVATE TOURS

  • If you would like to go on a Dubrovnik private tour, let us know and we will adjust everything to your needs!

  • If you are interested in the combination of Game of Thrones Tour with a history of Dubrovnik we can do a combined tour.

MEETING POINT

Meeting point is at Pile Gate. Look for a guide with a big umbrella.

WHY GO WITH US?

Except for the fact that we are the best company in Dubrovnik? We have the best guides you will ever see. They are professional, very knowledgeable and funny so you don't have to worry that tour is gonna be boring! The worst thing that could happen on a tour is to get a boring monotonous guide who will make you fall asleep. We keep our groups small and we don't do tours with earphones, so you can easily interact with your guide and ask him whatever you want.

Thank you for choosing us!