August 10, 2022

Dubrovnik FAQ

Did you know that the mega-popular show Game of Thrones was filmed in Dubrovnik? Or that UNESCO protects Dubrovnik as a world heritage? Or that the Republic of Dubrovnik is the first country in the world to banish slavery? You should learn many things about this marvelous city before your visit. Worry not; we’re here to help you. Besides organizing amazing escapades for you, ATV & Buggy Adventure Dubrovnik is also here to inform you. So, stop browsing the web, and keep reading. Here’s the Dubrovnik FAQ and some amazing facts. All you need to know is gathered in this article. Enjoy!

Dubrovnik FAQ

Are you searching for information about Dubrovnik? Did you get tired of browsing the world wide web? Once again, ATV & Buggy Adventure Dubrovnik got your back! We appreciate your precious time. So, to save you some, we’ve compiled a list of the most common questions about the Croatian pearl. Without further ado, here are the frequently asked questions about our amazing Dubrovnik.

Is Dubrovnik safe?

Yes, Dubrovnik is a safe city. Of course, there are petty thieves. However, Dubrovnik is considered very safe compared to other European tourist centers. So, whether you want to roam the streets by day or by night, you have nothing to worry about.

Where is Dubrovnik?

Dubrovnik is located on the Dalmatian coast, on the lovely Adriatic Sea. Once a separate republic, this beautiful city today belongs to the state of Croatia. We can proudly say that Dubrovnik is the most beautiful city in the country. And if you genuinely enjoy Dubrovnik and its surrounding, we recommend taking our fantastic panorama tour.

What is Dubrovnik famous for?

Are you a history fan? Do you enjoy medieval architecture? Are you in love with the sea? Do you enjoy fantastic seafood? Well, Dubrovnik has it all. The city’s Old Town evokes emotions, while its coast is a sight to behold. Keep reading for more Dubrovnik FAQ.

Dubrovnik fact

We already mentioned that Dubrovnik is one of the fantastic Game of Thrones show filming locations. However, this city has attracted many filmmakers due to its outstanding beauty. So, besides GoT, Dubrovnik was a filming spot for Star Wars, Robin Hood, Captain America, Casanova, Knightfall, Succession, and many others.

Is Dubrovnik suitable for couples?

Yes, yes, yes! Dubrovnik is known as one of the most romantic cities in the world! Thus, it is perfect for couples. Whether you go for a walk in Porporela, a buggy ride to ATV ride, we promise you’ll have the dreamiest holiday ever.

How old are Dubrovnik walls?

The construction of the famous Dubrovnik walls began in the 7th century. However, the walls you can see today were built in the 13th century. The towers were constructed some two centuries later. The role of the walls was to protect Dubrovnik from invaders. Many of them are preserved, and they still guard this lovely city.

Is Dubrovnik a good honeymoon destination?

If you want the perfect honeymoon, Dubrovnik is the place to visit. Mysterious caves, romantic restaurants, secluded beaches, Buggy Panorama Sunset Adventure, unforgettable islands, incredible nature… What more can a couple of newlyweds desire?

Dubrovnik fact

The first pharmacy in the world was opened in Dubrovnik. This historic store began its business in 1317. And what’s impressive is that this pharmacy functions to this day. But what’s even more remarkable is that you can buy some authentic herbal remedies whose recipes date from the 1300s.

Is Dubrovnik good for family vacations?

Yes, Dubrovnik is a fantastic spot for family vacations. Teach your kids history while walking the Old Town, or take them swimming on some beautiful beaches. But what’s going to make your holiday memorable is a buggy safari, which will take you to some of the most amazing places in Dubrovnik and its surroundings. Make the booking here and surprise your family.

Dubrovnik nearest airport

Dubrovnik has its airport, named simply Dubrovnik Airport. The airport is some 15 kilometers away from the city center. However, there are many other airdromes in the vicinity of Dubrovnik. So, if there’s no flight to the Dubrovnik Airport from where you are, you can always check the Zagreb, Tivat, Split, Zadar, or Rijeka airfields.

Can I visit Dubrovnik without a car?

Not only that you can visit Dubrovnik without a car, but you will enjoy it more on foot. With its dreamy coast and the mysterious Old Town, Dubrovnik truly is a pedestrian’s paradise. However, for a richer experience, we recommend taking one of our adventurous tours.

Dubrovnik fact

Did you know that Dubrovnik was once a vital trade center? Dubrovnik was a famous commercial republic for more than seven centuries. Its citizens traded goods with entire Europe and China, Africa, Turkey, and India. The other big European trade center, Venice, eventually felt threatened by Dubrovnik’s significance. And what did they do? They conquered and ruled Dubrovnik for more than 100 years.

What’s the weather like in Dubrovnik?

Dubrovnik has a typical Mediterranean climate. This means the summers are hot and sunny, while the winters are rainy but not too cold. This city has more than 250 sunny days throughout the year. Even though Dubrovnik is packed in the summer, there are tourists all year. However, the best months to visit Dubrovnik are September and October. Keep reading for more Dubrovnik FAQ.

Are there beaches in Dubrovnik?

Even though Dubrovnik is relatively small and surrounded by high walls, it still has some fantastic beaches. Some of the best ones include Uvala Lapad, Banje Beach, Copacabana, Pasjacha, and Plat Beach. While some are rocky, most beaches are covered with golden, soft sand. If you’re one of those beach explorers, we recommend renting one of our ATVs for more leisurely beach shuffling.

Is Dubrovnik clean?

Dubrovnik is spotless! This UNESCO-protected city is being constantly cleaned. So, even though packed with tourists, the city and its streets are seamlessly clean. One of the reasons for this is that Dubrovnik has kept its medieval looks. No building, no trash. However, the city’s communal services also do a magnificent job. The coast is also very neat. The Croatian coastline is known as one of the cleanest in Europe.

Dubrovnik fact

Both natural disasters and wars struck Dubrovnik throughout history. The city has endured a couple of powerful earthquakes, of which the strongest one was in 1667. The storms are countless, so there’s no point in mentioning them. Also, Dubrovnik was under siege many times. The last war that hit Dubrovnik was the one in 1991 when the city was brutally bombed. However, none of these events, human-caused or natural, managed to destroy Dubrovnik. This eternal city and its walls stand proudly to this day and will remain there forever.

Final words

So, these are the Dubrovnik FAQ. We hope you enjoyed them. Do you feel ready to visit Dubrovnik yet? We know you do! Still, your Dubrovnik trip won’t be complete without our tours. Our adventures incorporate nature, history, and sightseeing. Thus, we can present Dubrovnik in the natural light. And the most incredible thing is that your biggest Dubrovnik adventure is just a click away!

Our organized ATV and Buggy Fun Tours in Dubrovnik:

ATV Safari Dubrovnik Tour

Buggy Safari Dubrovnik Tour

Buggy Sunset Panorama Dubrovnik Tour

ATV and Buggy Rental in Dubrovnik: 

ATV/QUAD Can-Am Vehicles “Outlander MAX DPS 450”

Buggy Can-Am Vehicles “Maverick Sport MAX DPS 1000R”