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Croatia – The Ultimate European Destination

Brac IslandA few years ago, Paris, Italy, Germany and Switzerland were the most preferred destinations among the travelers to Europe, however today Croatia is one of the most popular European destinations to visit for travelers. The land of 1,000 islands, Croatia is a popular summer destination with its beautiful coastline, tranquil mountains and national parks. Ecologically one of Europe’s best-preserved countries, exploring it takes you on a thousand-year journey through history, which has been turbulent, exciting and glorious.

There is a lot to see in Croatia. Zagreb, Istria, Pula, Dalmatia, Split and Dubrovnik are some of the popular destinations where Dubrovnik is one of Croatia’s main tourist attractions and one of only three European cities ranked as a World Heritage Site of zero category by UNESCO.

 

Dubrovnik, a medieval aristocratic republic from the 12th-19th centuries and the best preserved walled city in the Mediterranean, which theDubrovnik English poet Lord Byron named the “pearl of the Adriatic”. The enchanting landscape, including the nearby islands, the beeches, the numberless historical sites, the colours, the shapes, the scents, the warmth of the climate and people… will all provide for an unforgettable experience..

Starting with the city walls, originally constructed to fend off attacks and to protect the city. Today the walls are effectively a huge museum that surrounds the city, a fort at each of corner (Minceta Tower, Bokar Bastion, St John’s Fortress and Revelin Fortress) of the old town providing stunning views of the city and over the Adriatic Sea.

Dubrovnik has its fair share of beaches for you to soak up some sun. The best beaches to visit are Banje beach, Sv Jakov beach, Copacabana beach or the Lapad Beaches, with water sports available if you want to get out into the sea for a while.

There are many scuba diving locations around the Adriatic Sea that are amongst the most popular in the world.

Other beautiful islands in Croatia include Korcula, which has one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean , Zlatni rat – which is also a windsurfing paradise. The island of Mljet which is situated between the island of Korcula and Dubrovnik. The most visited island is Krk, but in the Kvarner there are also Cres, Losinj, Rab, Pag… to mention only most famous.

SplitAnd, if you If you are a food lover, specially sea food, you will certainly more than enjoy Croatia. Seafood is always popular on the menu, with Sea Bass being a specialty. Traditional Croatian meals include Fritaja and omelette, made from sausages, asparagus and truffles,.

Another attraction certainly worth exploring are Croatia’s wine cellars. Red wines are best along the coast – Teran, Cabernet and Merlot in Istria and Opolo, Plavac, Dingac and Postup in Dalmatia.

Croatia is perfect for those who wish to combine culture with a relaxing holiday in the sun in a magical environment. Enjoy the beauties of Croatia, its mild climate, the crystal clean, warm sea water, beautiful beaches, virgin nature, combined with rich history and cultural heritage, delicious cuisine and good wines, an above all, warm and friendly people.

Explore Croatia starting with Dubrovnik !

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Dubrovnik Cilipi Airport Guide

Dubrovnik-AirportDubrovnik’s international airport is one of Croatia’s most important airports. The airport is also called Cilipi, after its location. Dubrovnik is a popular tourist destination on the Adriatic coast. It has only one terminal and handles approximately one million passengers annually.

Local Transport
Train

There is no direct train connection from Dubrovnik Airport. The nearest railway station is in Plo?e, which is easily accessible by bus. For more information, please visit the Croatian Railways website.

Car and Bus

The airport is located on the E65, approximately 24 kilometers south east of the center of Dubrovnik.

There is an airport shuttle service (Atlas) between the airport and the Dubrovnik bus station. There is also a regular city bus  service to and from the airport. The bus is the cheapest way to get to the airport.

Car Rental Dubrovnik Cilipi Airport

There are several car rental agencies (Auto Europa, EasyCar, Economy Car, Sixt, Herzt and Holiday auto’s) at the arrival hall. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares multiple car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.

Taxi

Taxicabs are available in front of the terminal. A trip to Dubrovnik costs approximately HRK 250.00 and takes half an hour. You can book a taxi on line (tel. +385(0)98 725 769).

Parking at the airport

The airport has 200 parking spaces, both for short and long term parking. The first 15 minutes are free and after that the price is at most HRK 5.00 per 2 hours.

Services
Shopping and dining

At the airport, there are a few shops, restaurants and (snack) bars.

Baggage

For lost and found items, please contact tel. +385(0)2 0773 328.

Information

At the terminal there is a service desk which provides information about the airport and timetables.

Business

The airport has two lounges. Other than this, there are no business facilities.

Access for disabled people

There are a number of facilities for disabled people.

Other services

At the terminal there is a bank, post office and an exchange office. Opposite the rental agencies, there is an ATM. The airport’s gardens are worth a visit.

Dubrovnik Airport
Cilipi, Konavle
20117 Dubrovnik
Croatia
Telephone: +385(0)2 077 3100
Fax: +385(0)2 077 3322
Email: info@airport-dubrovnik.hr

Airport Codes

IATA airport code: DBV
ICAO airport code: LDDU

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Top 5 Luxury Dubrovnik Hotels

Dubrovnik Palace stars

Dubrovnik HotelsThis luxurious beach hotel comprises a total of 10 floors with 308 rooms. Guests may make use of the air-conditioned foyer with a 24-hour reception desk, hotel safe, currency exchange desk, lift, TV room and conference facilities with Internet access. In addition to this, this hotel features a beach restaurant, bistros, cafe-bars, salons and aperitif bars as well as an air-conditioned à la carte restaurant with highchairs for younger guests. Room and laundry services are further features that can be taken advantage of. Car parking facilities are to be found outside of the hotel.

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Bellevue Dubrovnik stars

Dubrovnik Luxury HotelsThis luxury hotel is a veritable sanctuary for people looking to relax their spirit and awaken their senses, whilst escaping from the haste of everyday life. It truly is a unique hotel for discerning individuals. Comprising a total of 91 guest rooms spread across 5 floors, it offers an appreciation of luxury, superb service and attention to detail. The rooms all feature sea views of the Adriatic and the nearby pebbly beach right under the hote. The air-conditioned establishment welcomes its guests into a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, hotel safe and currency exchange facilities. On-site facilities include lift access, a hairdressing salon, a TV lounge and dining options like a cafe, bar and restaurant. Conference facilities and Internet access are available and, for an additional fee, guests can make use of the room and laundry services and the indoor and outdoor car parks.

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Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik stars

Dubrovnik Luxury HotelsThis 254-room hotel is fully air-conditioned and offers modern equipped rooms and suites with full commodities and facilities. The hotel welcomes guests into its lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, currency exchange facilities and lift access. Guests will find a hairdressing salon, the Xtream night club and the Golden Sun Casino on site, as well as 3 bars (one featuring vitamin-based drinks), 3 restaurants and a café. WLAN Internet access, room and laundry services and a car park are all available and younger guests can make friends in the kids’ club.

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Radisson Blu Resort Dubrovnik Sun Gardensstars

Dubrovnik Sun Gardens HotelThis exclusive resort, built in 2009, offers stylish accommodation with private balconies and an amazing sea view. It comprises a total of 408 guest rooms. Guests can soak up the sun on one of the lounge chairs laid out on the exclusive beach, and enjoy fine dining at one of the many different restaurants at the resort. The air-conditioned property offers guests use of a wide range of amenities, including a lobby with 24-hour reception and check out, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and lift access. There is also an on-site hairdresser, a children’s playground, a café, a bar and a disco. Conference facilities are provided at the hotel and WLAN Internet access is available throughout the building. Room and laundry services are provided. Guests can hire a bicycle on site, and there is ample parking for those arriving by car, some in a garage

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Excelsior Hotel & Spa stars

Dubrovnik Luxury HotelsThis charming hotel is spread over 9 floors and comprises 158 rooms of which 18 are suites. Guests may make use of the spacious air-conditioned lobby with reception (24 hour service), safe, currency exchange desk, cloakroom, lift, TV room and conference room with public Internet access and WLAN point. In addition, this luxury hotel offers a cosy bar, a café, a newspaper stand, shops, hairdresser, casino and an air conditioned à la carte restaurant with non-smoking area and terrace. Room, laundry and medical services are further features that can be taken advantage of. Car parking facilities are to be found outside of the hotel.

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