Dubrovnik is by far one of the most popular yacht charter destinations on the Adriatic sea, known for its rich history and architectural beauty of special cultural significance. Vivid and picturesque, known for its Baroque, Gothic, and Renaissance architecture, attractive both for its museums and galleries as well as for its nightlife, Dubrovnik is a must-see if you are planning a luxury yacht charter vacation.
Protruding from the sea, with a backdrop of forests and mountains, an authentically preserved walled medieval city and its historic walking area are the breathtaking sites you should inevitably visit on your luxury yacht charter trip to Dubrovnik. Complete the whole story by visiting the surrounding islands that are truly idyllic and peaceful pieces of paradise.
Undoubtedly, the Old town is the heart of the city and should be the starting point on your yacht charter trip to Dubrovnik. It is always very vibrant with locals and tourists swarming around. Walk down the main street called ‘Stradun’ which has remained unchanged for centuries. Enjoy its steep and narrow streets, stone houses with green shutters, Knežev Dvor and Sponza palace, Dominican and Franciscan monasteries, squares, and monuments. Visit local markets and take a break in one of its adorable bars.
Prepossessing defensive stone walls with approximately two kilometers in length is Dubrovnik’s most famous landmark. Towers, gates, fortresses, and bastions standing still and intact to this very day, were constructed in the Middle Ages as one of the greatest fortification systems of that time.
And don’t miss out on the chance to visit Game of Thrones filming locations. An insightful and fun tour will take you to King’s Landing, Red Keep, the site of King Joffrey’s tournament, and the Battle of Blackwater, House of Undying, the place of the Cercei’s infamous Walk of Shame…
Considering that you have the privilege to create a completely personalized experience on the yacht charter in the Dubrovnik area for you and your guests, you certainly don’t need to stay on the mainland only. You have an exquisite opportunity to explore the hard-to-reach beaches and coves that can only be accessed by boat.
Cruise around these beautiful islands, stop to take a swim at both rocky and sandy beaches, have lunch and a glass of refined wine, discover hidden gems like a Blue cave and Skočibuha castle, or have your personal snorkeling adventure.
Lokrum is an extraordinary island 600 meters away from Dubrovnik. This nature reserve is home to diverse Meditteranean flora and fauna and a site of fairytale locations such as Botanical Garden, Benedictine Monastery, and Charlotte’s Well pond from Austrian archduke Maximilian’s era.
The small salt lake called The Dead Sea is very popular among tourists and scuba divers. Visit Fort Royal Castle built during Napoleon’s occupation and uncover the legends of Richard the Lionheart’s shipwreck and the Lokrum Curse.
Settled on the most southern point of Croatia, Cavtat is a village located 15 km away from Dubrovnik and the center of Konavle municipality. It was originally founded by Greeks in the 6th century BC. What makes Cavtat so adorable are its lovely little harbor, old town hall, fresh local cuisine, flowers in bloom on the beach promenade, pine and cypress trees, artisan shops, and fishing boats.
Discover Dubrovnik Riviera, enriched with both popular and secluded beaches settled on the 20 km of coast between Dubrovnik and Cavtat. Not far from Cavtat, hidden below the cliffs of Konavle, is Pasjača beach which has earned the title of the best beach in Europe in 2020.
If you are in doubt when to book your yacht charter vacation to Dubrovnik, know that you can unquestionably visit it from early April until November since it is one of the sunniest places of Southern Europe with mild winds and Mediterranean climate. Keep in mind though that strong north wind Bora is very likely to blow during autumn and winter.
If you book your yacht charter and visit Dubrovnik at the peak of the season, in July and August, you will get the chance to attend Dubrovnik Summer Festival. This festival dates back to 1949, takes place from July 10 till August 25 and has to offer various interesting plays and concerts to theatre and music lovers. With nearly 50 programs in 13 locations, it is one of Europe’s most distinguished cultural events.