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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Despite the magnificent 13th century walls that surround the city, Dubrovnik is one of the most welcoming cruise destinations in all of Europe. Dubbed “the pearl of the Adriatic” by the poet, Lord Byron, this Croatian city exudes romantic charm and beautiful scenery with its shimmering marble streets, centuries-old buildings capped by bright orange roofs, and lovely beaches ensconced between awesome rocky ledges. Explore more of Dubrovnik on a European cruise!


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Dubrovnik
    Ship will DOCK or ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Croation. Say "hello" in Croatian? "bok"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Croatian Kuna (HRK)
    Lavender, gold and silver jewelry and souvenirs.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions for wine tasting, sightseeing, walking tours, and private tours. Taxis and buses available.
    • Famous For
      The spectacular medieval city walls which enclose Dubrovnik's Old Town are its most famous monuments, with their towers and four forts which have protected the city from Venetian and other incursions for hundreds of years.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Dubrovnik, being an independent state at that time, was the first nation to formally recognize the United States as a nation when it declared independence from Great Britain.
    • Fun Fact #2
      The necktie was invented in Croatia and is called a “cravat,” which is derived from the word “Croat.”


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