Riviera Dubrovnik - Tourist guide

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The Dubrovnik litoral encompasses the narrow coastal strip from Ston istmus to Rijeka Dubrovacka. The mountain massif of the Dinara mountains are a natural border between the litoral and its hinterland. The climatic conditions of the area provide the conditions for the growth of a pronounced Mediterranean vegetation with the numerous samples of subtropic flora.

The result is one of the most beautiful and most impressive spaces not only on the Croatian coast and the entire Adriatic but also one of the most cultivated oasis on the Mediterranean. There are so many nice places to visit around Srebreno, like places of Mlini, Kupari and Plat nearby, and the cities of Cavtat and Dubrovnik, Elafiti islands or Mljet National Park and island of Korcula which can be reached by ferry.

Slano is a pictoresque village and small harbour, 37 km northwest from Dubrovnik. It is situated in a bay which is a protected port and shelter during bad weather, where yachts can anchor. The area of Slano was populated already in the prehistoric period and in the ancient times what testify numerous valuable remnants. In 1399 Slano fell under the rule of the Dubrovnik Republic. Slano tries to develops quality tourist facilities, inspired on its own great natural predispositions.

Dubrovnik is a town and port of the southern Croatian coast. It is the economic, cultural, touristic and educational center of the broader region of southern Dalmatia. Dubrovnik is the city of world-famous cultural heritage and beauty (inscribed on the List of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO) and is one of the most attractive and famous cities of the Mediterranean.

Stradun is the centre of the town and its main street, connecting two opposite town gates: the Ploce Gate in the east and the Pile Gate in the west. The eastern expansion of Stradun is the square known as Luza. Surrounded by significant buildings, it offers today an ideal place for large city celebrations such as the holiday of the Dubrovnik patron saint , St. Vlaho which is on February 3rd, or the opening of the Dubrovnik Summer Games in July which is the most important event in the cultural life of the city.

The climate of Dubrovnik is characterized by warm and dry summers and mild winters. A great number of Dubrovnik restaurants and taverns offer delicious specialities of local and international cuisine. Sports and recreational facilities include playgrounds, courts and requisites for all sports in the sea and on the ground, from tennis and table tennis to sailing and yachting.

Srebreno is a hamlet of Kupari, only 10 km southeast of city of Dubrovnik, on the main road. The area is covered in Mediterranean vegetation such as pine and palm trees. Its inhabitants have traditionally lived off of fishing and agriculture. There is a long sandy beach in Srebreno, safe for children to play and swim, while the surrounding mountains are great for nature lovers and protect Srebreno from northern winds. We recommend Srebreno to those looking for a quiet place in the vicinity of a large tourist destination.

The old town of Cavtat, in the very centre of the South Adriatic, is situated at the south slopes of the peninsula of Rat, in the immediate vicinity of Dubrovnik, 20 km to the southeast from it. Known as Epidaurum in ancient times, it is today the tourist and cultural centre of Konavle, the southernmost region of Croatia. This is the town of beautiful beaches and luxury hotels together with a traditional way of life and preserved customs.

In Cavtat is situated the birth house of the greatest Croatian painter from the beggining of the twentieth century, Vlaho Bukovac together with his art gallery. Due to its beauty, luxuriant vegetation and nice shores, its rich history and very pleasant Mediterranean climate this town has become one of the most sought after European tourist resorts. In July and August The Cavtat Summer take place which is the chief permanent cultural event with a number of concerts of harmony-singing groups, folk music groups and waterpolo tournaments. The biggest event in the whole year is the Day of Our Lady of the Snows on 5th August.

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