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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.

Highlights

  • 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

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What You Can Expect

Dubrovnik Ancient City Walls Historical Walking Tour

Dubrovnik Ancient City Walls Historical Walking Tour

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.

Customer Reviews

Robyn P Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Our tour guide Marco was so passionate about
Dubrovnik and Croatia he made the walk and walls tour so exciting. Highly recommended.

Charmian G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

This was an amazing tour, definitely highly recommend our tour guide! He has an amazing wealth of knowledge about the ancient and modern history of Dubrovnik and did a great job of trying in his personal experiences to better illustrate everyday life for folks living in the area as well. I've taken quite a few walking tours in various cities and this was by far one of the best!

lynnmorgan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

This is a great introduction to Dubrovnik and its history. Good way to start your visit.

Rachel G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

A fabulous tour! The guide was exceptional and gave us a detailed explanation of the history of Dubrovnik whilst walking along the spectacular wall of this Medieval city. We had the 9:30 slot which was perfect timing! Thank you.

Ann D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Very informative and learnt a lot. Really enjoyed this walking tour.

Tara B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Our guide was wonderful, very knowledgable and patient with the group as we stopped for amazing photo ops.
This tour offers a part of the Old City every visitor should experience. I enjoyed the late afternoon time since the sky was particularly beautiful.

Bradley G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

This tour provided breathtaking views of the city and surrounding area. The 5:30 tour was great as we were able to get views of the city as the sun set.

Maria.baqueriza

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Great tour guide Sandra, magnificient city walls

Zachary C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Very informative tour

Ruth D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Excellent tour a must do in Dubrovnik. Suggest you take the morning tour as it is less crowded on the wall early and also cooler. Our guide Jadlanka was very knowledgable and made the tour very interesting.

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