The best way to learn about Dubrovnik is through experience, so your first step should be booking a room at the 5-star Radisson Blu Resort & Spa at Dubrovnik Sun Gardens and then getting some light Dubrovnik-themed reading done at the side of the pool, with a cocktail in your hand.
When you feel ready, our staff will be happy to make arrangements for your sightseeing or provide festival tickets to your taste.
Dubrovnik city facts
As Irish writer George Bernard Shaw wrote, “Those who seek paradise on Earth should come and see Dubrovnik,” it is indeed a paradise of extraordinary beauty with 1,300 years of turbulent history on its back that made it a part of UNESCO World Heritage in 1979.
Surrounded by 2 kilometers of ancient walls and fortifications that protect Baroque buildings and Renaissance palaces, churches, monasteries, museums and other sites, the Old Town is among the most memorable tourist locations in the world.
It enjoys a borderline humid subtropical and Mediterranean climate, with temperatures ranging from 35°C in the summer to 10°C in the winter months.
The average annual solar insolation is 2,630 hours of sun, with an average of 7.2 hours of sun per day.
Modern Dubrovnik has a population of around 40,000, including the city of Dubrovnik and nearby settlements. There are also several festivals in Dubrovnik taking place throughout the year.
Practical facts for visiting Dubrovnik
- Currency: Croatian kuna
- Dialing codes: Dial +385 for Croatia; 020 is the Dubrovnik area code
- Electrical capacity: 220 V, 50 Hz voltage with continental 2-pin plugs
- Identification: Photo ID should be carried at all times
- Healthcare: Croatia has been rated as having good healthcare, and UK/EU residents usually only pay a percentage for any services
- Time Zone: Dubrovnik is 1 hour ahead of GMT and observes daylight saving time
- Tipping: 10% tips are expected by waiters and drivers in Dubrovnik
- Visa: UK and EU residents, as well as those from the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, can visit Dubrovnik without a visa for up to 90 days
Experience Dubrovnik from a seaside hotel
With 201 rooms and suites and 207 private residences, staying at the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa at Dubrovnik Sun Gardens is the best way to enjoy the city and experience Dubrovnik's culture and history.
Set on a beautiful hillside with a panoramic view over the Adriatic, the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa at Dubrovnik Sun Gardens offers world-class comforts, superb facilities and a taste of laid-back Mediterranean, only 11 kilometers from the sights of the Old Town. An ideal choice for those looking for a hotel in Dubrovnik!