With an excellent climate from spring until late autumn, Dubrovnik makes a great summer holiday destination...
There's plenty to occupy you on a trip here, with the Old City boasting a wealth of medieval buildings, churches, monasteries and the city walls.
Attractions to visit include the Franciscan Monastery, Rector Palace and Sponza Palace. You can also wander down the main streets of Stradun and Placa with their wealth of tourist activities. If you book car hire in Dubrovnik, it's easy to explore the wider Dubrovnik Riviera, with good road and sea connections. Take in Korcula, Mljet, Ploce, Buzas, Lokrum, Ston, Cavtat, Kolocep Island, Mlini, Orasac, Orebic and Vodice.
Dubrovnik is a great place to visit on a city break throughout the year, thanks to its mild climate. It's a fantastic cultural destination and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. If you fancy staying in the Old Town, there are two hotels, the boutique Pucic Palace and the Stari Grad.
The medieval walls are the city's main tourist attraction and you can explore around 2km of ramparts that were once used to protect it. For a look at the city's extensive history, visit the Rector Palace and the Gothic Renaissance building of the Sponza Palace is also worth a visit.
Religious buildings of note in the city include the Baroque St. Blaise Church, which is dedicated to the city's patron saint. There's also the Dubrovnik Cathedral, which originates from the 18th century and the city's synagogue is said to be the second oldest in Europe that's still in use.
In keeping with the city's cultural heritage, it now hosts a number of festivals, art exhibitions and events throughout the year. At War Photo Limited you can view a varying range of war and conflict photography exhibitions, highlighting the area's turbulent past. The Dubrovnik Summer Festival has been held for over 60 years and the Chamber Music Festival and Libertas Film Festival are also world-leading events.
There are two great ways to view the city from high up. If you're feeling energetic, you can climb Mount Srd, where you can see out to sea and the many islands along the coast. However, if you want something a bit gentler, there's also the Dubrovnik cable car that takes you high over the city.
Why not explore the wider Adriatic Coast on a trip to the Croatian city of Dubrovnik and hire a car? You can fly to Dubrovnik Airport (DBV), which has connections to a range of European airports and then book Dubrovnik car hire.
Getting out of the city gives you the chance to explore the nearby beaches and countryside of the Dalmatian coast...
Once you've taken in all the sights and architectural highlights, booking car hire in Dubrovnik offers you great chances to take in the area's many beaches. The clear and shallow seas make this perfect for the family market and there are beaches to suit everyone. With clean sandy beaches, pebble shores, sheltered coves, lively beaches and rocks for diving; you really are spoilt for choice.