Top 6 Dubrovnik Facts

1. DUBROVNIK is one of the leading tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea.

In 2018, Croatia had 19.7 million tourist visitors who made 110.275 million overnight stays. The history of tourism in Croatia dates back to the middle of the 19th century in the period around 1850. It has been developing successfully ever since. Today, Dubrovnik is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Mediterranean.


2. The original name of the town was “RAGUSA”

The city found its origins back in the 7th century and was founded by the refugees from Epidaurum. The prosperity of the city was historically based on the maritime trade.


3. The city is surrounded by “The Walls of DUBROVNIK”

Dubrovačke gradske zidine or also known as “The Walls of Dubrovnik” are a series of defensive stone walls surrounding the city of Dubrovnik in southern Croatia. They have been considered to be amongst the great fortification systems of the Middle Ages.


4. Banje Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Dubrovnik

At the Banje Beach, you can enjoy the warm sandy beach while watching the crystal-clear water throwing itself on the shore. The view around the place is simply unbelievable


5. Lokrum Island is only 600 meters from Dubrovnik

It stretches from northwest to southeast and receives regular ferry service from the city. Austrian archduke Maximilian once had a holiday home on the island.


6. Dubrovnik is part of the Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkans. The Adriatic is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea. All of the east of Croatia is part of the Adriatic Sea.

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