What to Do in Dubrovnik For a 2 Week Holiday
Croatia is the trendiest European holiday destination going. Dubrovnik - with its enchanting and ancient old town, Game of Thrones appeal, clear turquoise sea for swimming, and islands full of natural beauty - is the ultimate Croatia holiday hotspot. With so many things to do and see, we can see why.
Holidays pass you by so quickly. Before you know it, you're back home and wishing that you'd made better use of your time abroad. So we've created a list of 14 things to see and do when you visit Dubrovnik for 2 weeks. That's one activity per day...
Day 1 - Have a relaxing day down on the beach below the city
Take a swim in those crystal-clear, turquoise waters...
Day 2 - Buy some fresh, local produce at the Dubrovnik farmer's market
Take a morning walk to Gruz market and buy some fresh fish, shrimps, squid or an octopus to cook back at your apartment or villa!
Day 3 - Take a stroll along the old city walls
Day 4 - Take a boat to Lokrum Island Nature Reserve
It takes about 15 minutes to get there by the taxi-boats that run from the old harbour every half hour from 9am to 7pm daily. The price of 35 HRK/6.30€ includes entrance to the island.
Day 5 - Take in Dubrovnik's history at Fort Lovrijenac
This 11th century fortress has amazing panoramic views of the city...
Day 6 - Hire a boat and spend the day sunbathing and jumping into Dubrovnik's refreshing turquoise sea
Day 7 - Join a Game of Thrones tour of Dubrovnik old town
You might remember Minčeta Tower as the exterior of the House of Undying in the town of Qarth. It is the place where Daenerys Targaryen walks around trying to find the entrance, looking for her stolen dragons in season two!
Day 8 - Visit Mljet island to go snorkelling or cliff-jumping
There are is a wealth of marine life in the clear waters surrounding the island. If swimming is not your thing, then you can take a walk through the vineyards and pine forests.
Day 9 - Ride the cable car to catch the best views of Dubrovnik
Day 10 - Have a wander around Dubrovnik old town and admire the beauty of its ancient architecture
Day 11 - Hire kayaks and go paddling around the coastline
Day 12 - Explore the old town and enter through the Pile Gate
Inside the Pile Gate costumed musicians perform and locals demonstrate their craft skills and sell their wares - the perfect place to pick up souvenirs!
Day 13 - Visit the monastery on Lopud island and relax on its quiet and sandy beaches
Day 14 - Make sure you catch the sunset over Dubrovnik for your final night in the city!
If this enchanting Croatian city has caught your attention, why not take a look at our villas on the Dubrovnik Riviera...