About Me – the Local Croatian Guy

Hello and welcome to my site! My name is Andro, and I am a real, genuine, original Local Croatian Guy – according to every possible definition. I was born in Croatia, just like my mom and dad, and like my grandma and grandpa, and so on and on.The fact that I’m a local guy comes handy when I write articles […]

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Dubrovnik Cable Car

The most beautiful view of Dubrovnik and surrounding islands can be enjoyed on the Mount Srdj above the town. The top of the hill can be reached via the newly-restored Cable car. The Dubrovnik Cable car began transporting passengers back in 1969 and was enthusiastically used by millions of visitors who wanted to enjoy the most beautiful panoramic views. On […]

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Rest Areas On Croatian A1 Motorway (Zagreb – Split – Dubrovnik)

Rest areas on Croatian highway

There are 26 rest areas operating along the A1 motorway, and additional rest areas are planned along the existing sections of the route and those sections under construction. Legislation provides for four types of rest areas designated as types A through D—A-type rest areas comprise a full range of amenities including a filling station, a restaurant and a hotel or a motel; B-type […]

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Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik

Excelsior hotel Dubrovnik Croatia

Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik Today we present you one of Croatia’s best hotels. This brilliant 5-star hotel is desirably situated nearby the historic heart of Dubrovnik that makes it an ideal place for exploring its sights and tourist attractions. This hotel boasts rich stylishly furnished rooms with contemporary benefits such as en-suite bathrooms, complimentary wireless Internet and air conditioning. A variety […]

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Rector’s Palace

rectors palace dubrovnik

The Rector’s Palace is where a Rector of Dubrovnik lived and worked. Rector was a nobleman governing the Republic of Dubrovnik, and a new Rector was elected every month so that one would not become too attached to the power. What do you say about that idea, dear politicians of the world? Rector during his rule would not leave the […]

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Fortress Lovrijenac

Lovrijenac Dubrovnik

The monumental fortress, sometimes called “Gibraltar of Dubrovnik”, rises 37 meters above sea level and has had numerous roles in its history. Of course – the primary reason for its construction was protection of Dubrovnik’s freedom. Written documents prove that construction started in 1018, but due to the extraordinary importance and strategic value of chosen position fortress Lovrjenac was repeatedly […]

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Public Transportation Lines

Dubrovnik bus

Getting around Dubrovnik by bus is the recommended method of transportation, especially during summer. All areas of Dubrovnik are conveniently linked by buses that run according to the timetable, anywhere from every 10 minutes to every half hour. Many buses begin running at about 5.00 in the morning and pick up their last passengers after midnight. Map of Dubrovnik’s bus […]

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The Most Detailed Map of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik map

We have found and prepared for you the most detailed map of Dubrovnik, showing all the old city’s main attractions. Recently we have found an interesting definition of tourist maps: by definition maps provide information for their users (tourists) about tourist objects location, facilitate orientation in geographical space and finaly help tourist to plan their journey. And our maps achieve […]

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Dubrovnik City Walls

The ancient walls of Dubrovnik have been built throughout many centuries: the first part dates back to the 13th, and the last to the 17th century. After all, the defense was of utmost importance in these times of uncertainty. There was always someone lurking and waiting for the opportunity to invade the city, jealously watching as the Republic of Dubrovnik […]

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Minceta Tower

The largest and most impressive tower, called Minceta (pronounced Minchetta – on Croatian road signs writes Minčeta, using their alphabet) rises on the northern side of Dubrovnik city walls. The round tower was built in the 15th century according design of famous medival builder Juraj Dalmatinac (Giorgio da Sebenico). The walls of the tower are impressive six meters (20 feet) […]

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