Croatia Sailing Holidays: Why Dubrovnik is Such a Highlight
There are plenty of wonderful things to see on a Croatia sailing holiday. However, Dubrovnik is frequently named as one of the absolute highlights. So what is it that makes this city so spectacular and qualifies it as an absolute must-see?
Unique and Historic Character
Dubrovnik is one of the world’s most distinctive cities and has a character all of its own – thanks in large part to its unique and scenic style of architecture. The entire city is one big UNESCO World Heritage Site, and has also been named one of the world’s top 10 most well-preserved walled cities from the medieval period. The city combines a deeply historic character with a modern way of life and offers an experience like no other.
A Reputation for Beauty
The extraordinary beauty of the city, combined with the equally wonderful natural beauty of the coast, has inspired artists and poets across the generations. The result is that the city has long had a strong reputation as a beautiful and inspiring place to be. This trend continues into the modern day, with film and TV now playing their part in immortalising Dubrovnik through the arts. At the moment, popular TV series Game of Thrones uses Dubrovnik as the ‘double’ for the mighty fictional city of Kings Landing, and other film and TV productions featuring stars such as Michael Caine have also been filmed there.