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Dubrovnik

Geographical position

Dubrovnik, the most southern Croatian city, is a tourist, cultural, administrative, economic and educational center of Dubrovačko-neretvanska county.

Located at 42º88" North latitude and 18º7" East Longitude.

Dubrovnik is protected by hills Zarkovica (321 m.) and Srđ (419 m.),

Dubrovnik is surrounded, from the seaside, by a group of islands known as Elaphiti Islands (Šipan, Lopud, Koločep, Tajan, Olipa, Jakljan and Daksa).




Climate

Dubrovnik and it's surroundings have markedly Mediterranean climate. Insolation is average 2600 hours yearly. Sun shines 7 hours a day on the average, and cloudy days are very rare.

Average yearly temperature is 17°C , while average winter temperature is 10°C and average summer temperature is around 26°C.

Average summer sea temperature is 21°C. Bathing season on open areas starts as early as April, sometimes even sooner and lasts all the way up to the end of October ora even later.




Flora and fauna

In this mild climate mediterranean vegetation flourishes as well as many types of aromatic herbs like lavender, myrtle, rosemary, sage and others. Grape vines, olives, figs, oranges, kiwis and lemons are grown on plantations in the area. In Dubrovnik is a tradition to take great care in gardening and cultivating plants from all over the wolrd.

World cultural heritage

Dubrovnik was, as zero category monument, in 1979. include in UNESCO's" World heritage list". Dubrovnik is city of harmony of vegetation, stone and the sea, painted singed and described by pen of many great artists that could not stay indifferent to this perfection created by centuries long joint work of people and nature.




All this were a good prerequisites for development of modern tourism which started as early as late 19th century. The oldest hotel "Imperijal" was built in 1898, and after that "Hotel Odak" was in operation in 1914., and before WWII Dubrovnik already had 34 hotels and boarding houses.

How to arrive in Dubrovnik?

Car: Dubrovnik-Zagreb 600 km
Airplane: Dubrovnik airport
Bus: www.libertasdubrovnik.hr
Local and international ferry lines: www.jadrolinija.hr

Private accommodation Dubrovnik

We have the possibility to organize accommodation from our rich database in private apartments, private rooms in town of Dubrovnik and surrounding area. Rooms and apartments are completely furnished individually according to the owners taste and at acceptable prices.

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