1 Dubrovnik’s city walls

A well-trodden walkway follows the full circuit of the battlements, providing the ideal vantage point from which to enjoy the city’s medieval and Baroque splendours.

2 Dominican monastery

In Dubrovnik’s Old Town, the monastery’s quiet cloister harbours a small but stunning collection of Renaissance art.

3 Lokrum

This densely wooded islet, a short boat ride from Dubrovnik, is the perfect place for a sunbathe or a stroll.

4 Mount Srđ

Scale the peak overlooking Dubrovnik by cable car or on foot to enjoy fantastic views of the coast.

5 Dubrovnik’s Summer Festival

The annual cultural shindig brings top-class drama and music to the Old Town’s courtyards and fortresses.

6 Trsteno

These Renaissance gardens, perched on a hillside overlooking the sea, provide an ideal excuse for an out-of-town excursion.

7 The Elaphite Islands

Koločep, Lopud and Šipan are among the most beautiful and unspoilt islands in the Adriatic.

8 Mljet

Lush, forested island with an easily strollable network of paths enircling its two saltwater lakes.

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