Dubrovnik Riviera extends from the delta of the Neretva River to Cape Ostro in the south of Croatia. The specificity of this area is that it is interrupted by the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, for which a passport is required.
It is divided into two parts: the lower Neretva valley, which has a natural connection with the Croatian inland and the narrow coastal area at the foot of Dinara massif with several islands, the most important of which are Korcula, Mljet and Lastovo Elafiti group.
The coast is dotted with bays, sandy beaches of exotic beauty, steep cliffs exposed to the open sea and numerous forested islands, where towns and cities coalesced , ennobled by human life. Dense vegetation dominated by cypress, pines, olive trees, vineyards, lemon and orange plantations, palm trees, agaves and cacti create a special atmosphere of the Mediterranean.
Characteristics of a turbulent past have left many traces of sovereignty and of naval forces so the Dubrovnik Riviera is abundant in places with a long historical memory, cultural and natural heritage as well as Renaissance cottages built in the sea coves surrounded by gardens and parks. There are historic towns as well: Dubrovnik- The pearl of the Mediterranean, Korcula and Ston and prominent settlements merged into carefully nurtured landscapes; Cavtat, Lopud, Trsteno, Slano, Mali Ston, Orebić, Lastovo… Many natural phenomena in the Dubrovnik Riviera will leave every visitor breathless : plateau Rudine, Majkova valleys, Ston fields, Ombla as the spring of the longest rivers in Europe, the National Park of Mljet with its lakes and the Lokrum Reserve ...tourist offer in Dubrovnik Riviera will meet the expectations of very demanding visitors.
Dubrovnik - a city which was rightly named the "Pearl of the Adriatic". Over the centuries, Dubrovnik was the cultural capital, surrounded by almost 2 km long walls, towers and turrets which offers a magnificent view of the open sea and of the city surroundings. Even 30 years ago, Dubrovnik was listed on the UNESCO list of world heritage. Churches, monasteries and museums have been created in finely carved stone and remind of the turbulent history and expressive artistic tradition. Dubrovnik is a city with a very rich tourist offer with numerous beaches that provide entertainment
and comfort during day and night. Read on our blog why the city of Dubrovnik will enchant you
with romance and why Banje is one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world.
Cavtat – is a city of beautiful palaces, villas and hotels, lush vegetation, beautiful beaches and bays. The coast of the town of Cavtat is surrounded by numerous small islands. Here you can enjoy the peace of secluded coves and long walks by the sea, or experience an active vacation with recreational sports, entertainment and cultural programs.
Mlini- situated in the beautiful cove of the Zupa Bay, 7 km southeast of Dubrovnik. It was named after the mills that were driven by a small river Zavrelja, rich with springs of drinking water today which flows through the town. Along with its historical and cultural heritage Mlini enthrills with its sandy beaches and lush vegetation which has been preserved and nurtured for centuries. Abundant moisture and plenty of sunshine favored the emergence of fragrant Mediterranean gardens transforming the place into a unique ecosystem in the Adriatic.
Klek - a place with about two hundred inhabitants engaged in farming, fishing and recently in tourism. Klek is adorned with a large pebble, illuminated promenade - Lungo Mare, which connects Klek with Radalj. Sports and active holiday lovers can enjoy various sports activities like biking, table tennis, tennis, mini golf, bowling, hiking, diving and sailing. It is an ideal place for a family holiday.
Island of Lopud - Lopud is situated northwest of Dubrovnik and is part of Elafit Islands
which consists of a group of islands: Sipan, Lopud, Kolocep, Jakljan, Ruda, Golec and Crkvine and some smaller islands. There is only one settlement on the island, also called Lopud and two beautiful bays, Lopud bay and Sunj. One of the most beautiful beaches on the Adriatic The bay is located in the Sunj bay. Cars are not allowed on the island so you can enjoy the indescribable peace. Find out more about the island Lopud on our blog.
Trsteno - a romantic place famous for its 500 year old monuments of nature and the gigantic Asian planes. Visit the Arboretum Trsteno, with garden villas, aqueducts, water-mill, a Baroque fountain with Neptune and nymphs.