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Dubrovnik Walks Combo: Old Town & Ancient City Walls - 2 tours at a discount

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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Overview

Learn why Dubrovnik is called the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ on this tour of the city’s Stari Grad, or Old Town, and its thick centuries old city walls. See the monasteries and churches, the palaces and the burgher houses, learn the history behind them, and stroll the streets with your guide. Hear about daily life in Dubrovnik during the Middle Ages, as well as, during the battles in the early 1990s. Then ascend to the walls, getting great views of the city and the sea. This Combo is a great way to get two tours—of the city and the walls—at one discounted price.
  • Explore Dubrovnik's Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with your local guide
  • See Orlando's Column, the City Bell Tower, the Rector's Palace and the Church of St Blaise.
  • Visit Dubrovnik's ancient city walls and see Fort Revelin and Minceta Tower
  • Discover the Fort Lovrijenac independently, the only fort physically separated from the City Walls
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Local guide
Use of audio headsets in groups of 4+ persons in 2020 (otherwise in groups of 13+ persons)
City Walls entrance fee (200 HRK - approx. 27 EUR). Can be purchased on spot in HRK or credit cards)

Departure Point

Dubrovnik Walks, Orange umbrella, Brsalje ul. 8, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Return Details

Porat, Ribarnica ul. 1, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik Old Town: Stroll the limestone-clad streets of Dubrovnik’s Old Town with your guide while getting a deeper sense and knowledge of history during this walking tour. Get an insider’s view of the sites and landmarks in this stunning city: learn the story behind Onofrio’s Fountain, the circular structure that local often quench their thirst at. See the Franciscan Monastery and its restored Pieta sculpture, as well as, one of the oldest still-functioning pharmacies in Europe.

Then move down the Stradun, the main pedestrian way in the Old Town, to the Renaissance-era Sponza Palace, today the home of the state archives. Here you’ll also see the City Bell Tower, the Rector’s Palace, Orlando’s Column and the Church of St Blaise, the patron saint of Dubrovnik. Expect to be wowed and dazzled your guide regales the city’s history to you.

Dubrovnik Ancient City Walls Historical Walking Tour: Navigate the city walls with your local guide and hear amazing facts and history about the thick 80-foot (25-meter) walls on this walking tour. Learn the history of the imposing 12th-century walls (entrance fees not included) and learn about some of the invasions and invaders the walls have stopped.

Slowly walk around the walls, getting magnificent views of the Old Town and the shimmering blue Adriatic Sea. Get a sight of Fort Revelin and Minceta Tower. And then finish the tour at Fort Lovrijenac, the only fort that belongs to the city walls but is physically separated from them.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Dubrovnik Walks
This is our meeting point, we all gather here, the guide briefly presents him/herself and off we go! 1,5 h DISCOVER THE OLD TOWN tour begins! Dubrovnik never fails to awe the visitor; its streets paved with white limestone, its walls crowning the city, and its medieval sandstone-colored houses oozing with history. This 1.5-hour guided walking tour takes you deep into the city’s 1,400-year history, recalling ancient tales when Dubrovnik was one of the world’s most prosperous port cites. It tells tales of war and lets the tour-goer in on the culture of the city. After meeting in Pile area, in front of Sky bar, begin the journey through history and through Old Town. Pass the Franciscan Monastery and admire Orlando’s Column, a monument on the Stradun inspired by the city’s long-standing freedom and sovereignty. See, too, Onofrio’s Fountain, built in 1438 at the end of a 8-mile (12-km) aqueduct that gave the city its water supply. The walk also passes by the Rector’s Palace, Sponza Palace and the Cathedral of the Assumption, a baroque church built after the devastating earthquake of 1667.
Duration: 3 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Brsalje Street
We stop in Brsalje square for a brief summary of the tour, together with some basic point on what we are going to talk about and what we are goindg to see on the tour. We do not enter any facilities.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Pile Gate
Main Western entrance to the old town
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Old Town
This 1.5-hour guided walking tour takes you deep into the city’s 1,400-year history, recalling ancient tales when Dubrovnik was one of the world’s most prosperous port cites. It tells tales of war and lets the tour-goer in on the culture of the city. After meeting in Pile area, in front of Sky bar, begin the journey through history and through Old Town. Pass the Franciscan Monastery and admire Orlando’s Column, a monument on the Stradun inspired by the city’s long-standing freedom and sovereignty. See, too, Onofrio’s Fountain, built in 1438 at the end of a 8-mile (12-km) aqueduct that gave the city its water supply. The walk also passes by the Rector’s Palace, Sponza Palace and the Cathedral of the Assumption, a baroque church built after the devastating earthquake of 1667.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Luza Square
The main square of the old town, several stories covered here (St.Blaise's church, Orlando's column, Sponza Palace, Small Onofrio's Fountain, Bell tower...)
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Porat
Our last stop is in this area
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Dubrovnik Walks
WALLS TOUR: Our meeting point, this is where the guide will meet and greet the guests! Discover the beauty of Dubrovnik while learning about the city’s interesting past on this historical walking tour. Meet your local guide near Pile Gate for a tour of the ancient city walls, a 1.2-mile (2-km) complex structure built in the 14th century that served as defensive structures to protect the city.
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Old Town
We enter the old town, then head towards the city walls entrance.
Stop At:  
Walls of Dubrovnik
We will stop to buy the city walls tickets and then we will walk the city walls. Marvel at the beautiful blue colors of the Adriatic Sea and admire breathtaking views of the port and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, while your guide takes you through the history of the city walls. In the 11th century, the sea channel separating the city from mainland was covered up with earth, so a single wall was built to enclose the present-day Old Town. The city walls have been restored several times in history to resemble their original appearance. With your guide, see Fort Revelin and Minceta Tower within the city walls (entrance fees not included), and learn the strategic position of these forts and their role in Dubrovnik's history. You will also see Fort Lovrijenac in the distance, the only fort that belongs to the city walls but it's physically separated from them, and which you may visit after the tour. As you wander around Dubrovnik's ancient walls, your guide will explain the defensive and political challenges faced by Dubrovnik in the past. Hear stories of the rivalry and conquest Dubrovnik has faced and learn the secrets of how the country used defensive fortifications and diplomacy to remain an independent republic for several years, before ending your tour near the port. *Entrance fee to City Walls not included in price.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Porat
This tour ends close to the old town port
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities, those using a wheelchair or for infants in a stroller
  • City Walls entrance fee applies to children over 5 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Dubrovnik Walks

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Dubrovnik Walks Combo: Old Town & Ancient City Walls - 2 tours at a discount?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Dubrovnik Walks Combo: Old Town & Ancient City Walls - 2 tours at a discount?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Dubrovnik Walks Combo: Old Town & Ancient City Walls - 2 tours at a discount.
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What is the maximum group size during Dubrovnik Walks Combo: Old Town & Ancient City Walls - 2 tours at a discount?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Dubrovnik Walks Combo: Old Town & Ancient City Walls - 2 tours at a discount.

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  • "The headsets only work within a certain range so if you fall behind you'll miss a lot of the information and just listen to a lot of static." See review

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Outstanding
Ali
, Oct 2020
Excellent tour and outstanding tour guide (Jadranka). This is the best way to get an excellent overview of the history of Dubrovnik, get pictures at the best sites.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Dear Ali, Thank you for your feedback and for your kind words. We are very happy to have helped perfect your experience of Dubrovnik, this makes everything that we do worthwhile. All the best Dubrovnik Walks team
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star-5
Nice and informative tour covering all the main sights
Nada_H
, Aug 2020
This was a lovely tour. Our guide Jadranka gave us all the information we wanted to know, entertained us with stories from history and was very helpful and informative. The tour was well organized and well paced so it wasn't a problem to walk around even in the heat. I think this is a good combination for seeing the main sights of Dubrovnik.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Nada_H Thank you for taking the time to post and share this review with us! Kind regards, Dubrovnik Walks team
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Good way to break up tour of the city
BabiAlarcon
, Nov 2019
This combo was a good way to get a lot in during a day, while still having a break to relax and wander around the Old Town. However, the Old Town portion was a little "light" on content, while the Walls tour was excellent
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Terrific guides & good value
Davy H
, Oct 2019
These were two separate tours a few hours apart. Both were very good and our guides were fun and enlightening
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Better to Tour on your Own
WK731
, Oct 2019
Very Interesting City and Walls . Unfortunately spoiled by Overly Political Guide. While we understand the severe difficulties during the 1990s siege , the political diatribe was constant . We left the group and toured the wall on our own.
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Excellent Tour!
irina1016
, Oct 2019
We had a different tour guide for Old town and City Walls, both tour guides were excellent. We learned a lot of history, all questions were answered, and the tour guides were very personable and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this tour!
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Don't do both Old Town and Walls
COYS2019
, Sep 2019
Both guides were excellent but there was quite a lot of duplication in the commentaries. A bit awkward navigating the walls in a big group so maybe do that one on your own and enjoy learning the history during the old town tour.
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Excellent and informative walking tour
willj0nes
, Sep 2019
Guide clear, informative and entertaining. Walls high hence care if vertigo sufferer! Marvellous views.
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Excellent tours
D7793BCmarkc
, Sep 2019
Both were very informative. Davor, the guide for the Old Town tour, was particularly knowledgeable and interesting
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Excellent Tours!
Voyage271904
, Sep 2019
We did the combined tours:: the tour of the Old Town first with Branko and then the Ancient Walls with Davor. Branko was amazing. He spoke excellent English and was very knowledgeable about his subject. We loved his sense of humour, and his passion for the history of Dubrovnik and Croatia. He is a remarkable guide. The Ancient Walls tour with Davor was also excellent. Spectacular views brought alive by Davor's excellent knowledge of Dubrovnik's history. He had excellent English and again a strong passion for his subject. I highly recommend both tours. Take lots of cold water.
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