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  • Location:Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Dubrovnik Shore Excursion: Explore Dubrovnik by Cable Car

Get off your ship and see the most of the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ by booking this fun, info-packed guided shore excursion. Enjoy jaw-dropping views from atop Mt Srđ, the tall rocky mountain that towers over Dubrovnik’s Old Town, and then stroll the streets of the ciyt with your guide, stopping at the town’s famed sights and landmarks and learning about the intriguing history of Dubrovnik. 

Highlights

  • Dubrovnik shore excursion by cable car
  • Enjoy stunning views over Dubrovnik from the cable car ride up Mount Srd
  • Walking tour through Dubrovnik’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • English-speaking guide
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

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What You Can Expect

Dubrovnik Shore Excursion: Explore Dubrovnik by Cable Car

Dubrovnik Shore Excursion: Explore Dubrovnik by Cable Car

Get double the fun with this shore excursion by booking this combo tour. The tour begins when you leave Dubrovnik’s port and head to the cable car station. Ascend to the top of Mt Srđ, a 1,352-foot (412-meter) mound that affords for incredible views of the walled Old Town and the crystal blue Adriatic Sea. On a clear day, you can see as far as 37 miles (67 miles) out into the Adriatic. 

Take an hour or so to drink in the view and then head back down to the Old Town to begin the second phase of the tour. With your local guide by your side, you'll hit all the best sights in the city, starting with Onofrio’s Fountain, a large circular structure with faucets that was the terminus for the 7.5-mile (12-km) aqueduct that flowed drinking water into Dubrovnik. Then walk over to the nearby Franciscan Monastery that houses a recently restored Pieta sculpture and one of the oldest still-functioning pharmacies in Europe. 

After learning about the history of the monastery, slowly make your way down the Stradun, a wide — by Old Town standards — limestone-clad pedestrian street. As you pass the narrower intersecting lanes look up at how high each street climbs before being met by the 12th-century walls. 

When you reach Sponza Palace, on the other end of the Stradun, stop and listen to your guide regale you with historical facts and anecdotes about the pretty Renaissance-era palace, which houses today the vast state archives. 

Other sites you’ll see include the Rector’s Palace, Orlando’s Column, the city cathedral and the Church of St Blaise, a sanctuary dedicated to Dubrovnik’s beloved patron saint. 

Worry-free Shore Excursion: 
We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to Dubrovnik port for your ship’s departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Customer Reviews

David J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent tour, great guide. Would highly recommend this for the perfect way to see Dubrovnik.

Curtis R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a wonderful tour! Our tour guide was very nice and her English was perfect. The cable car trip was great and we stayed up there just the right amount of time. I highly recommend this tour.

patricia r

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Perfect tour - not to long, not too short. Our tour guide, Barbara, was excellent.

Valda S Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was excellent. Our guide Nicholas was great - he showed us a lot of interesting places and gave us a lot of historical details without the information overload.

celita

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

One word FANTASTIC, our guide was very knowledgable, she was very kind and concerned with some of the older persons in the group, making sure they were ok. The tour of the old city was very enjoyable, as she made various stop explaining the sights. She made us want to comeback to Dubrovnick.

M'lissa H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Awesome excursion with a great tour guide. Told us interesting facts none of the books I had read mentioned. Highly recommend Audrey, Andrey, can't remember her name for sure, sorry!

Terence A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Tour guide was great!

Joan M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Great tour- we ended up with 6 of us doing the whole tour. The walk to the cable car was steep and one couple did not walk to the cable car. When the cable car ride was over, more people left the group.The tour guide was very knowledgeable, kept a good pace and suggested to the remaining 6 of us an amazing place to eat lunch. She even took a picture of our group with her own phone, the 1st time that has even happened to any tour that I have been on. So much nicer than the cruise's large group tours.

LKB

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Loved Dubrovnik and the view from up the top of the cable car is fabulous. Very interesting and informative tour.

rick l

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Ana Ch. was a fantastic guide. She was very knowledgeable, friendly, answered all our questions.
My wife and I were completely satisfied. Make sure you ask for Ana!

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