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.

Where to Eat in Dubrovnik

If you’re looking for affordable options, Restaurant Sesame (Dantea Alighierija 2) and Banje Beach Restaurant, Dubrovnik (Frana Supila 10/B) are great picks.

When to visit Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 57
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dubrovnik in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 57
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


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 17h 05m.


AccesRail is the only carrier operating train routes to Dubrovnik. The train journey from Dubrovnik to Milan takes 16h 00m and costs around C$ 1,310 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Amsterdam, expect to pay about C$ 2,786 for a 19h 37m trip.


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 Goldcar Rental SP and Sixt, among others, in Split.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dubrovnik, including FlixBus, Arriva and Bus. From Tivat, the bus ride to Dubrovnik takes 150 miles and will cost you around C$ 47. From Split, the ticket costs about C$ 19 for a journey of 220 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


Airlines serving Dubrovnik

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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 C$ 134 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 401 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 vacation rental options in Dubrovnik, with prices from C$ 39 to C$ 1,462 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

Rixos Premium Dubrovnik
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 457+
Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 395+
Maistra Select Mlini Hotel
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 269+
Hotel Dubrovnik Palace
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 399+
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 265+
Dubrovnik President Valamar Collection Hotel
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 404+

Renting a car in Dubrovnik

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 16% cheaper than airport locations in Dubrovnik.

Expect to pay C$ 1.84 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$ 22.07 and C$ 29.42. The most frequently booked car type in Dubrovnik is Mini (Volkswagen up! or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Peugeot 208 or similar) are, on average, 55% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.