Dubrovnik travel guide

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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, Banje Beach Restaurant, Dubrovnik (Frana Supila 10/B) and Portun (2 Ul. od Sigurate) are great picks.

When to visit Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 100
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dubrovnik in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 100
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 10 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Dubrovnik from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 12h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Dubrovnik is to pick up a car rental from Split, which is about 103 miles from Dubrovnik. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Ok Mobility, among others, in Split.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Dubrovnik using FlixBus or Bus. From Split, the bus ride to Dubrovnik takes 225 miles and will cost you around C$ 27. From Zagreb, the ticket costs about C$ 52 for a journey of 510 miles. The most popular bus station is Dubrovnik Autobusni kolodvor, located 2 miles from downtown Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik Vladimira Nazora is also a commonly used station, and is 0.9 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Dubrovnik, you’ll arrive at Dubrovnik Airport (DBV), which is located 10 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Dubrovnik from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 12h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Dubrovnik is to pick up a car rental from Split, which is about 103 miles from Dubrovnik. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Ok Mobility, among others, in Split.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Dubrovnik using FlixBus or Bus. From Split, the bus ride to Dubrovnik takes 225 miles and will cost you around C$ 27. From Zagreb, the ticket costs about C$ 52 for a journey of 510 miles. The most popular bus station is Dubrovnik Autobusni kolodvor, located 2 miles from downtown Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik Vladimira Nazora is also a commonly used station, and is 0.9 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Dubrovnik

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Airlines serving Dubrovnik

Lufthansa
Good (4,689 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (959 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,666 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,562 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,233 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,112 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,987 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,403 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,057 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (842 reviews)
LOT
Good (683 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (791 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,174 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (746 reviews)
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Where to stay in Dubrovnik

From 5-star hotels such as the Dubrovnik Palace to great affordable options like the Hotel Cavtat, Dubrovnik offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 169 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 592 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Guest House Ljubica and Guest House Jeljenic. There are also lots of vacation rental options in Dubrovnik, with prices from C$ 45 to C$ 1,840 per night. Old Town is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, vacation rentals in Dubrovnik are about 44% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dubrovnik

Most booked hotels in Dubrovnik

Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 491+
Maistra Select Mlini Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 349+
Rixos Premium Dubrovnik
5 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 622+
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
5 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 373+
Dubrovnik Palace
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 527+
Dubrovnik President Valamar Collection Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 520+

Renting a car in Dubrovnik

Renting a car in Dubrovnik costs C$ 57 per day, on average, or C$ 172 if you want to rent it for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 6% more expensive than at Dubrovnik.

Expect to pay C$ 2.05 per litre in Dubrovnik (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 24.56 and C$ 32.74. Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Dubrovnik, while also 66% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Dubrovnik costs C$ 57 per day, on average, or C$ 172 if you want to rent it for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 6% more expensive than at Dubrovnik.

Expect to pay C$ 2.05 per litre in Dubrovnik (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 24.56 and C$ 32.74. Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Dubrovnik, while also 66% cheaper than other types, on average.