Dubrovnik travel guide

Dubrovnik Tourism | Dubrovnik Guide

You're Going to Love Dubrovnik

With a population of 28,428, Dubrovnik is the largest city in Dubrovacko-Neretvanska, Croatia by the number of inhabitants. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Dubrovnik has to offer.

Where to Eat in Dubrovnik

If you’re looking for affordable options, Portun (2 Ul. od Sigurate) and Banje Beach Restaurant, Dubrovnik (Frana Supila 10/B) are great picks.

When to visit Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik in March
Estimated hotel price
AED 500
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dubrovnik in March
Estimated hotel price
AED 500
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Dubrovnik in July, when the average temperature is 24 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 5 °C, with an average temperature of 7 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 198 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Dubrovnik, with an average rainfall of 26 mm.

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How to Get to Dubrovnik

Plane

When flying to Dubrovnik, you’ll arrive at Dubrovnik Airport (DBV), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Dubrovnik from the United Arab Emirates departs from Abu Dhabi and takes around 18h 45m.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dubrovnik, including FlixBus, Bus and Arriva. From Split, the bus ride to Dubrovnik takes 354 km and will cost you around AED 191. From Zadar, the ticket costs about AED 290 for a journey of 769 km. The most popular bus station is Dubrovnik Autobusni kolodvor, located 3 km from the city centre of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik Vladimira Nazora is also a commonly used station, and is 1.5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Dubrovnik, you’ll arrive at Dubrovnik Airport (DBV), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Dubrovnik from the United Arab Emirates departs from Abu Dhabi and takes around 18h 45m.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dubrovnik, including FlixBus, Bus and Arriva. From Split, the bus ride to Dubrovnik takes 354 km and will cost you around AED 191. From Zadar, the ticket costs about AED 290 for a journey of 769 km. The most popular bus station is Dubrovnik Autobusni kolodvor, located 3 km from the city centre of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik Vladimira Nazora is also a commonly used station, and is 1.5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Dubrovnik

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Airlines serving Dubrovnik

Lufthansa
Good (4,689 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (942 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,742 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,195 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,451 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (473 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,601 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,370 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,200 reviews)
LOT
Good (670 reviews)
Finnair
Good (778 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (782 reviews)
TAP Portugal
Good (1,169 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (931 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (773 reviews)
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Where to stay in Dubrovnik

From 5-star hotels such as the Hotel Dubrovnik Palace to great affordable options like the Hotel Cavtat, Dubrovnik offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around AED 512 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to AED 1,468 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Guest House Ljubica and Rooms Fausta Old Town. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Dubrovnik, with prices from AED 125 to AED 4,921 per night. Old Town is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Dubrovnik are about 49% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dubrovnik

Most booked hotels in Dubrovnik

Rixos Premium Dubrovnik
5 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
AED 1,367+
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
5 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
AED 815+
Hotel Dubrovnik Palace
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
AED 1,102+
Dubrovnik President Valamar Collection Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
AED 1,028+
Hotel Adria
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
AED 734+
Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
AED 770+

Hiring a car in Dubrovnik

Hiring a car in Dubrovnik costs AED 151 per day, on average, or AED 454 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 10% cheaper than airport locations in Dubrovnik.

Expect to pay AED 5.37 per litre in Dubrovnik (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between AED 64.34 and AED 85.79. Economy (Class Economy SUV or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Dubrovnik, while also 92% cheaper than other types, on average.

Hiring a car in Dubrovnik costs AED 151 per day, on average, or AED 454 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 10% cheaper than airport locations in Dubrovnik.

Expect to pay AED 5.37 per litre in Dubrovnik (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between AED 64.34 and AED 85.79. Economy (Class Economy SUV or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Dubrovnik, while also 92% cheaper than other types, on average.