Holidays to Dubrovnik 2016/2017
Known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, a Dubrovnik holiday offers you a captivating journey into the past on one hand, and the beaches and attractions of the Dubrovnik Riviera on the other. At Co-operative Travel we offer bargain holidays to Dubrovnik that extend far beyond the city’s ancient medieval walls, encompassing resorts like Mlini, Plat, Cavtat and the beautiful island of Korcula.
If you want a fascinating yet cheap beach holiday, a holiday to Dubrovnik is perfect for you. Located on the southern tip of Croatia, Dubrovnik has been given UNESCO World Heritage status, with over 1430 protected heritage buildings to its name. The town is dominated by its mediaeval walls, within which there are many beautiful churches, palaces and other heritage monuments. The surrounding area is equally beautiful, with turquoise waters, hidden coves, historical villas, Victorian promenades and natural attractions like Mljet National Park.
Those wanting a heritage spree, book a Dubrovnik package holiday in the boutique hotels of the city. Often converted from palaces and other heritage buildings, these have a romance and charm which modern hotels often lack. However, sun seekers wanting to enjoy the natural landscape and beaches book last minute Dubrovnik holidays Riviera resorts, such as Mlini and Plat. Mlini is the largest resort on the Riviera and the most developed. However, at its heart is an ancient rustic village fed by a trickling mill stream which has retained its authentic atmosphere. With a stunning backdrop of forested hills, a pleasant promenade and several beautiful beaches – including one of sand which is rare for the area – Mlini is a popular choice for families.
The Dubrovnik resort of Orebic places you on the rugged, beautiful Peljesac peninsula, directly facing the ancient walled island of Korcula, which matches the city for cultural attractions. We at Coop Travel also recommend late deals to Dubrovnik’s town of Baska Voda, on the Makarska Riviera at the foot of Mt. Biokova. The tranquil resort of Cavtat is also highly recommended for your Dubrovnik holidays.
Booking Ahead - Dubrovnik Holidays 2017/2018
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Booking ahead for your 2017/2018 holiday to Dubrovnik has many advantages - especially for families who are looking to save money. Parents can book holidays in advance so they can reserve the time off upcoming school half term and summer holidays.
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Dubrovnik - Holiday Destination Information
Key Information: Located on the Mediterranean coast, Dubrovnik is a splendid city in Croatia which is brimming with history. Due to its impressive heritage and history, it has made its way onto the UNESCO heritage list. This makes Dubrovnik the perfect holiday destination for those who love to explore the culture, the history and beautiful scenery.
Ideal Time to Go: Dubrovnik’s subtropical Mediterranean climate provides hot summer months and cool winter months. If you are looking to experience the gorgeous months of summer, then you should book a holiday to Dubrovnik between May and August. These are the hottest months and provide the warmest temperatures of the year. Although the Dubrovnik hotels may be more expensive, there will also be more summer music festivals and events.
For those who are looking to book cheap holidays to Dubrovnik, we recommend booking around September to October as the temperatures are not too hot and not too cold. As most of the large crowds have left, you can expect the hotel rates to be much cheaper and you’ll be able to enjoy your Dubrovnik holiday in peace.
Weather: Dubrovnik has a subtropical Mediterranean climate with provides warm temperatures in the high season and cooler temperatures in the off-season. The hottest month is July with average temperatures reaching 22°C, whereas the coldest month is January with average temperatures dropping to 4°C. The month with the highest daily sunshine is August - averaging at 13 hours of sunshine a day.
Flight Time: Direct flights to Dubrovnik take around 2-3 hours, whereas connecting flights can take over 3 hours.
Time Difference: Dubrovnik is 1 hour ahead of the UK time.
Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)
Fun Fact: Dubrovnik was added to the UNESCO heritage list in 1979.
Top Tip: The emergency number for Dubrovnik and Croatia is 192. Keep it saved in your phone in case of emergencies.
Places to Visit on Your Algarve Holiday
Dubrovnik is full of splendid locations and offers a great range of fascinating historical attractions, spectacular festivals and beautiful views. Here are a few recommended places to visit on your holiday to Dubrovnik:
- City Walls – a walk along the famous medieval city walls provide breath-taking views and a fascinating history. These walls surround Dubrovnik and offer a truly unique experience.
- Maritime Museum – this impressive museum is located within Fort St. Johns and provides a fascinating insight into the Dubrovnik maritime trade and shipbuilding.
- Cable Car – if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, take a cable car ride over the Old City of Dubrovnik. This offers some of the highest and most beautiful views you’ll find on the island.
How to Get There
Direct flights to Dubrovnik are available at airports across the UK. Connecting flights are also available across the UK. Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London airports all provide connecting flights to Dubrovnik. Travel times may vary depending on your stops.