Unique Discoveries in Dubrovnik on a Croatia Sailing Break
Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, is a regular stop on any Croatia sailing holiday. It’s a city famous for its ancient city walls and vibrant cultural scene. While these may be the top attractions, they are far from the only ones you’ll find on a visit to the town. Dubrovnik has many more unique sights that will scintillate the senses and that truly cement its reputation as one of Croatia’s most remarkable cities.
The Farmers’ Market
Every morning in Dubrovnik’s Gundelic Square, vendors open their stalls for the daily farmers’ market. Offering every kind of local item imaginable, from homemade wine to Adriatic honey, just about anything can be picked up in the market for a few kuna. It is also the perfect spot to find those all-important gifts and trinkets to take back home to loved ones.
A Taste of Rakija
At typically 40% alcohol or more, Croatia’s national drink Rakija is not one for the faint-hearted. Most often made from plums, it is a hard liquor that really separate the locals from the tourists around town! Those looking for a different type of tipple, meanwhile, should take advantage of the region’s wine-producing status and take part in winery tours in the surrounding areas or simply make a stop at one of Dubrovnik’s upmarket wine bars.
A Mountain Challenge
Croatia as a whole is a fantastic destination for anyone with a love of rock climbing and Dubrovnik is no exception. With leisurely pathways suitable even for those with no climbing experience (plus a cable car to whisk people up to the peak), Mount Srd offers unparalleled panoramic views of Dubrovnik and its surrounding coastline.