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 “Those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik” wrote the famed British playwright, George Bernard Shaw when he first visited Dubrovnik. Writers and holiday-makers remain enthralled by this Adriatic pearl that is also referred to as the Slav ‘Athens’ due to its rich archeological heritage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY TOUR

 

Цена: € 45 на възрастен, € 32 на дете

 

Duration: approx. 3 hours

 

Enjoy Dubrovnik in all its historic splendour with this excursion that takes you through the narrow streets and along the ramparts of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk through the city and admire the Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary – a masterpiece of stone with an interior adorned with Venetian paintings. The town was given its original name “Dubraca”, meaning “grove of the oak”, by the Slavs. You will admire the Rector’s Palace, seat of the government and residence of the Prince (Rector) of the Dubrovnik republic. The building was constructed in the late Gothic style by Onofrio de la Cava, an architect from Naples who also built the waterworks and the two public fountains in Dubrovnik. Continue with a visit to the Monastery of St. Francis which boasts a magnificent cloister; the Monastery also houses the oldest pharmacy in Europe, which opened in 1317. At the end of the walking tour you will have free time to explore the old city at your leisure before returning to the port.

Please note: you may find some queues at the parking area when returning from the old town to the ship.

 

 

 

THE TRADITIONS OF KONAVLE & DUBROVNIK

 

Цена: € 54 на възрастен, € 38 на дете

 

Duration: approx. 4.5 hours

 

Scenic bus drive to the Konavle Valley around Dubrovnik where you can enjoy great views of the Adriatic Sea and the beauty of the traditional villages. We will visit the village house of the Novakovic family which houses a small regional ethnological collection. From here you can set off for short walks in the surrounding countryside, pet the animals or pick fruits directly from the orchard - a wonderful day of relaxation and a chance to immerse yourself in the simple pleasures of nature. Afterwards we will enjoy a live performance of local Dalmatian music and song, accompanied by folk dancers in traditional Dalmatian dress. We will sample the local liqueurs and wine before enjoying a typical meal of smoked ham, home-made bread and cheese. Return to Dubrovnik where a short guided walking tour of the old town will conclude the excursion.

Please note: you may find some queues at the parking area when returning from the old town to the ship.

 

 

 

ST. JACOB’S BEACH

 

Цена: € 55 на възрастен, € 39 на дете

 

Duration: approx. 4.5 hours

Spend a day off the ship at one of Dubrovnik’s most popular beaches which offers a wide range of water sports as well as beach-side cafés, bars and restaurants. Your excursion will begin with a sailing trip along the old town of Dubrovnik followed by a 45-minute walk along the city walls. You can admire the prettiest corners of this Croatian town before boarding the boat for St. Jacob beach with free time to relax in the sun or to swim. Sun umbrella, beach chairs, welcome drink and one additional beverage is included.

Please note: the excursion is planned from June through all September.

 

 

 

HISTORIC DUBROVNIK

 

Цена: € 45 на възрастен, € 32 на дете

 

 

Duration: approx. 3.5 hours

Reach the old gates of Dubrovnik city and embark on a journey back in time, learning about the history of ancient “Dubraca” and admiring the impressive architecture of Dubrovnik old town. A short walk around the city ramparts offers breathtaking views over the old town, the nearby island of Lokrum and the surrounding sparkling Adriatic Sea. Stroll down the Stradun, the main street and see some of this city’s key sights such as the Rector’s Palace, the Maritime Museum and the small Aquarium.

Please note: you may find some queues at the parking area when returning from the old town to the ship.

 

 

 

SPORTS ON ELAFITE ISLANDS

 

Цена: € 145 на възрастен, € 102 на дете

 

Duration: approx. 4.5 hours

 

Board a motorboat and cruise the peninsula of Lapad and sail past the old city walls. Admire Dubrovnik old town from the water and take this opportunity to snap some great pictures. Continue to the outer side of Kolocep Island for snorkelling in the Modra Spilja Cave. The excursion will continue to the other side of the island of Kolocep, to Donje Celo which has a beautiful and very popular sandy beach. You will enjoy free time to relax in the sun, to swim and to ride on tuba through the beautiful bay of Donje Celo. Light lunch and drink will be served at the Vila Rose restaurant before returning to Gruz port.

Please note: the excursion is planned from June through all September. Children from 7 years of age allowed to participate in the excursion; not recommended for guests with physical problems. Snorkeling gear provided. Boat owner acting as skipper, guide and snorkelling instructor in English.

 

 

 

DUBROVNIK AND ITS OLD CITY WALLS

 

Цена: € 42 на възрастен, € 29 на дете

 

Duration: approx. 3.5 hours

 

Start the tour with a panoramic bus ride to the magnificent historical centre of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the famous city walls, a series of towers, bastions and fortifications surrounding the entire historical centre and port. Built in the 12th century to defend the city against invaders and then modified in the 13th and 14th centuries, Dubrovnik’s 1,940m of walls are considered some of the most beautiful and best preserved in Europe. You will have some free time to do as you please following a short guided visit to other parts of the historical centre.

Please note: this tour is not recommended for guests with mobility problems. Comfortable shoes, hats and sun protection are recommended. You may find some queues at the parking area when returning from the old town to the ship.