Five cheap things to do in Dubrovnik
Beautiful Dubrovnik is simply known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic'. This medieval town lies along the Dalmatian coast, and is known for its marble streets, turquoise water and the beautiful Renaissance architecture. Visitors can enjoy fresh seafood, brilliant nightlife and rich variety of water sports.
1. Walk along the walls of the fortress
Dubrovnik is a city in the fortress. Two-kilometer long wall was built in the 10th century to protect the inhabitants from attack. It's a great place where you can observe people in their affairs in the narrow streets, or to find your accommodation in the new part of town. New tiles versus old terracotta tiles are a reminder of a war that affected the destruction of Dubrovnik in 1992.
2. Eat delicious seafood
Straight from the sea to your plate over the frying pan; this is the best way to enjoy seafood. Dubrovnik is a place of some of the most exclusive seafood restaurants where you can enjoy the mussels, squid and traditional fish recipes, after which you can enjoy a glass or two of local wine. Poklisar is one of the best choices - you can get wine, meal and dessert for only 25 euros. Just so you know, "rakija" is a strong alcoholic drink popular in this area, but be careful ... One of the craziest bars for jumping off the cliff is named "Buza". This bars is settled on the high cliffs and offers a fabulous view of the sea and the ships that sail. You can also jump in the Adriatic Sea - if you dare.
3. Take a ferry ride
If you want to visit the surrounding area, Cavtat is a great little place to visit, the ferry will cost you only nine euros. In Cavtat you can find wonderful restaurants on the roofs from which the view extends to the port, then private bays where you can swim, rent bikes or visit the beautiful art gallery Vlaho Bukovac. Lopud is also a great choice for a one day trip. It can be reached in 30 minutes by boat and ticket costs eight euros. The ship will disembark in the port in the old town, where you can easily walk to reach the beautiful beach Sunj. You can also continue down the coast and visit Montenegro, Bosnia and small island "Gospu od Škrpjela" in the Bay of Risan. Dubrovnik is surrounded by Elaphiti islands. You can also visit the small fishing villages and summer houses that are owned by local residents, and enjoy the sandy beaches. Be sure to rent a bike and ride through the largest of the islands, island of Sipan.
4. Enjoy live music
Stradun is the most popular of street in Dubrovnik and you know it's good because it's full of locals. Live music attracts local residents, which is becoming livelier as the night progresses.
5. Take a tour of the city from above
Cable car leads to Dubrovnik mountains, and it takes only four minutes to climb to altitude of 405 meters. When you reach the top you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Old Town and the surrounding walls.