For short breaks and holidays to Dubrovnik, the surrounding beaches offer the best of both worlds as you can do as much or as little as you please. Rich in culture, heritage and cosmopolitan appeal, Dubrovnik is well and truly on the map with the Mediterranean jetset and once discovered with flights to Dubrovnik from Jet2.com few can fail to fall under its spell.
There is little wonder that Dubrovnik was baptised the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ with its decorative marble buildings existing alongside rich Baroque influenced architecture; a holiday to Croatia must include a stay in Dubrovnik!
The focal point of most holidays to Dubrovnik and the medieval heart of the city is a UNESCO world heritage site, remaining beautifully intact and atmospheric within 13th century ramparts. No cars are allowed and wandering the narrow cobbled streets is like stepping back in time.
Surrounded by the sparkling Adriatic on three sides and backed by wooded slopes, a holiday to Dubrovnik boasts magnificent settings and offers endless opportunities to explore the historical city further. All around the central 'Stradun' (Dubrovnik’s busiest street) and bustling market square are beautiful old buildings, palaces and monasteries, while walking along the fortified city walls offers fabulous views on holiday in Dubrovnik.
Holidays to Dubrovnik from Jet2holidays aren’t just about exploration as there is a sophisticated buzz about the old town too, packed with stylish boutiques and smart pavement cafes, excellent restaurants and lively late night bars.
Close to the old town, Banje Beach is one of the prime settings for relaxing on a holiday in Dubrovnik with comfy loungers and clear, calm water perfect for taking a dip. Jet skis and pedalos are among the summer watersports available on a holiday in Dubrovnik, with beach bars and waterfront restaurants to sip cool drinks and enjoy Croatian specialities.
Just a short trip by boat, Lokrum and Miljet are enchanting National Park islands, with lush forests, exotic flora and pine fringed lakes; in fact legend has it that Richard the Lionheart was cast ashore on Lockrum after being shipwrecked!
Dubrovnik is famed for enjoying a busy calendar of events and you are sure to stumble across one of these on a holiday to Croatia. The annual Dubrovnik Summer Festival is the undisputed main festival in the city running during the height of tourism season, so chances are you will be able to sample some of the festivities on your holiday in Dubrovnik. Other festivals include the Feast of Sveti Vlaho (Dubrovnik’s patron saint).