Dubrovnik is full with beautiful walking paths and promenades,
so here are some of them.
from Dubrovnik's main bus station, from Put Republike street
and then Ante Starcevica street, all the way to old
town, offers some magnificent views. Most of the way is
overlooking the sea and there are several breathtaking coves
and scenery along the way. At the end of the road you'll
find yourself in front of the Pile Gate, entrance to the
old town, and if you still have some strength you can climb
up the city walls and walk some more.
Babin Kuk is a part of Lapad peninsula, west of the
old town. The area has several hotels and lovely beaches.
Long promenade stretches over almost the entire coastline
providing spectacular views of the Adriatic and the nearby
beautiful promenade (Setaliste Meda i Nika Pucica) starts
beneath the hotel Kompas in Lapad bay and continues
toward west. At the end a pleasant bar Levant is located,
offering cold refreshments and ice cream. Neptun's hotel
terrace is also a good place to take a break. Along the
way there are rocky beaches where you dip into the sea if
you feel like it.
is a small island just in front of the old town. There are
taxi boats leaving from old harbor every 30 minutes during
summer. It is a pleasant ten minutes sail to Lokrum.
Lokrum is a great choice to spend a whole day enjoying the
sun and the see. The island is a Natural resort protected
by the Croatian Academy of Art and Science. On the island
there is a Botanic garden with tropical and subtropical
plants. On the highest peak there is a Fort Royal built
in a shape of five pointed star by French army in 1806;
it gives a magnificent view of Dubrovnik, Cavtat and the
island itself. Walking through pathways you can easily reach
the old Benedictine monastery preserved and partly restore
into the Maximilian of Habsburg palace in 19th century;
now serves as a restaurant and cafe bar. On the island there
is a small lake linked with the open sea, called Mrtvo more
- Dead Sea, very suitable for children and non swimmers
to bathe in.
Lokrum's beaches are rocky and back onto groves of pine
trees. There is also a popular nudist section of the beach.