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Dubrovnik Ancient City Walls Historical Walking Tour

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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2 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

You can stroll down the Stradun and walk the wall of Dubrovnik but it’s much more meaningful if you know what you’re looking at. Which is why this informative and fun walking tour is a must for any visitor to the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic.’ Learn what makes this UNESCO World Heritage site so amazing and special. Learn about the architecture — Gothic, Renaissance and baroque — and the history behind the palaces, fountains, monasteries and churches. Walk the high walls and get a different perspective of the city.
  • Historical walking tour of Dubrovnik's ancient city walls
  • See Fort Revelin and Minceta Tower with your local guide
  • Wander around Dubrovnik's ancient walls
  • Learn interesting facts about the city’s defensive and political challenges from your knowledgeable local guide
  • Visit Fort Lovrijenac independently, the only fort physically separated from the City Walls
Learn what makes Dubrovnik so special by booking this informative walking tour. Meet your guide just outside Pile Gate. Lead by a knowledgeable local guide, the tour takes in the limestone-paved streets of the city’s Stari Grad (Old Town), and uncovers the real story behind the city’s churches, monasteries and palaces. Walk the 1.2-mile (2-km) walls (entrance fee not included), which were first built in the 12th century, and get a different viewpoint of the city, as the shimmering Adriatic Sea dazzles you from a distance.
As you stroll, get an insider’s view of the history of Dubrovnik, from the 11th century when a sea channel, in what is now Stari Grad, was filled in. Learn also about the landmarks Fort Revelin and Minceta Tower. In the distance, you’ll see Fort Lovrijenac, the only fort that belongs to the city walls but is physically separated from them.
Listen to your guide regale stories from the city’s long and rich history, about how it was an autonomous republic buttressing both the Ottoman and the Venetian Empires. Your tour then finishes near the port.
*Entrance fee to City Walls not included in price.

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Perfect sunset walk with Davor
Annemlin
, Jul 2019
The walk itself was above the old town on the city walls, a tour you basically can do on your own - which i don’t recommend when you can do it with Davor! His english was excellent, and his knowledge likewise! We had the perfect sunset stroll with him! I highly recommend to book this tour!
Fantastic!
Global36219977799
, Jul 2019
Drago was very informative and entertaining. You get so much more from the visit this way and would highly recommend.
Great Experience
vmzmom
, Jun 2019
Walking the walls was a beautiful and informative experience. My two teenagers and I enjoyed it. I would suggest doing this walk either first thing in the morning or in the late afternoon due to the hot weather.
Great tour guide.
Gary F
, Jun 2019
Was looking forward to this tour and have to say it didn't disappoint . Our tour guide Blanko was excellent, funny, informative and passionate, Would highly recommend this tour.
Excellent Tour and Guide
ChaunceyTravel
, Jun 2019
We visited beautiful Dubrovnik and experienced an excellent tour. Our tour guide Jadranka was extremely knowledgeable of the history of the city and communicated very well with our group. This city walls tour exceeded our expectations and was a highlight of our overall holiday. Recommended
Great informational tour
LilianOtt
, Jun 2019
Ivan was a great tour guide, he just started this year, maybe he needs a little bit of adjusting and being a little bit more clear and concise with the information he gives out, although it was really interesting and formative. Just a little bit confusing sometimes, but he did a great job. Worth the time and the heat in the sun 100%
Fabulous tour
cynthia w
, Jun 2019
Really enjoyed the commentary. The guide was so interesting. His knowledge and ability to engage the group was first class.
Tourist
Vikram R
, Jun 2019
My whole family had gone on the tour. Including my 10 and nine-year-old son both of them along with us enjoyed the tour immensely. We have done lot of tours on our travels. He was among the best we have had. He was very knowledgeable And he was a local and passionate about his history. Our guide was DAVOR I hope I got his spelling right.
Must do!
957carleshaw
, Jun 2019
Great tour. Ivan was very knowledgeable and kept the tour interesting. He also gave us great recommendations and took our photos.
Awesome tour
ellielikestotravel
, Jun 2019
Great tour of the walls, very interesting, learned a lot and had great views. Just the right amount of time.

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