Dubrovnik’s old town is a treasure trove of astounding monuments that are evidence of the city’s illustrious past. And if history buffs are not satisfied, they can get additional information on the Dubrovnik of yore from the city’s numerous museums. Stretches of gorgeous coastline covered in fine sand await the eager sun-worshipper and kilometres of steep footpaths and stunning vantage points over Dubrovnik await the eager walker. The holiday apartments in Dubrovnik Old Town offered by HomeAway put tourists right where the action is while serving up extreme comfort. Holidaymakers will be delighted to note that most of these holiday rentals are not far from the sea. These holiday homes in Dubrovnik Old Town are equipped with conveniences such as air-conditioning and Internet access to put visitors at complete ease.
-Monuments: Holidaymakers putting up in Dubrovnik Old Town holiday apartments will have numerous interesting medieval buildings just a short walk away. Among these is an assortment of churches including the 15th century Church of St. Sebastian and the stunning Serbian Orthodox Church which was constructed in the 19th century and contains many Byzantine and Cretan icons.
-Museums: Those who hunger for more on Dubrovnik’s rich history are free to amble through the city’s many museums (though not all of them have free entry). To piece together the cultural, spiritual and economic evolution of this locale through the years, tourists will want to pay a visit to the Etnographic Museum. Among the captivating exhibits here are the traditional costumes and textiles still used in cultural celebrations today.
-Night out: There are numerous places of entertainment to occupy the evenings before visitors retire to their holiday apartments in Dubrovnik Old Town. Night clubs where the young and young at heart can shake a leg and sip their poison of choice abound. Holidaymakers can also catch a movie or play at the city’s theatres as well as dance to live music.
-Cultural events: Summer visitors will have the chance to participate in the colourful Dubrovnik Summer Festival. This spectacle has been celebrated every year since 1949 and holidaymakers can expect to be treated to a selection of plays and chamber music concerts by local and international artists. Also in summer is the Libertas Film Festival.
-Boat trips:One of the most anticipated activities by visitors to this part of Croatia is boat trips around the southern Adriatic Sea coast. Most residents of holiday homes in Dubrovnik Old Town will charter yachts or sailing boats to cruise through the Elaphite Islands, Mljet and other exciting locations.
Dubrovnik’s weather is what you’ll find in most Mediterranean locations; warm for most of the year with mild winters. Visitors arriving in Dubrovnik between December and February can expect average temperatures in the teens. However, most holidaymakers want to time their visit to coincide with summer when temperatures range from 25 to 29°C and thus arrive between June and September. during this time of year rainfall is minimal, barely rising to 20mm.
Just 10 miles from Dubrovnik is the city’s airport which is Croatia’s second largest. This facility handles mostly seasonal flights originating from other European cities such as London, Rome, Warsaw, Helsinki and Barcelona. Upon touching down visitors will be able to get to their holiday apartments in Dubrovnik Old Town using regular city shuttles from the airport or taxis. Public buses can be caught from just outside the airport.