Dalmatia - Dubrovnik
Heaven on Earth
Walls are built to protect treasures, and in Dubrovnik this is particularly accurate, with 1,940 metres of stone surrounding one
of the world’s most beautiful cities. As George Bernard Shaw stated: “If you want to see heaven on Earth, come to Dubrovnik”.
“The Pearl of the Adriatic” has captivated and seduced kings and artists for centuries with its immaculate medieval
architecture. How will it inspire you?
Where to go
Located in the western region of the island of Mljet, the most richly wooded island in the Adriatic, the park is renowned for its deep bays, large lake and small lake, lush and diverse Mediterranean vegetation and rich cultural heritage, with a twelfth-century Benedictine Monastery on the island
The small medieval town of Cavtat is both the tourist and cultural centre of Konavle. Among the many significant cultural sites are the Mausoleum of the Račić family, the birthplace of Vlaho Bukovac, the Ducal Palace and the Sokol Fortress.
As the historical heart of the island of the same name, the city of Korčula is one of the best preserved medieval towns on the Mediterranean. The birthplace of Marco Polo, it boasts a heritage rich in history, architecture and culture.