Things to do in Dubrovnik with kids
Dubrovnik, known also as the "Pearl of the Adriatic", is one of the most preferred vacation places in Dalmatia drawing in more than 2 million guests a year. Most of people explore Dubrovnik just for a day. The most ideal time to explore Dubrovnik is spring season (April or May) or early autumn (September and October) when there are fewer crowds. Regardless if you are in Dubrovnik for an afternoon, or longer, this beautiful city presents a great deal of adventures to do with kids. If you are taking a trip In the summer season, attempt to make it out during the course of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival when performances and street events light up the old town.
Sea Kayaking is a fantastic family summer adventure. In Dubrovnik you'll discover lots of tourist agencies providing this enjoyable adventure. You can select between a half-day and complete day excursion, and even full sea kayaking vacations. Exploring the shoreline all around the town, or close-by isles, makes a wonderful day out with your children. It consists of cruising along the shore, high cliff jumping, diving, and bites to eat. One of the most preferred routes take you south from the Old City to the Cave Beach, or around the islands of Lopud and Sipan.
There's a marine aquarium and maritime museum in St. John's Fortress at the old town port. It is the home of fish and marine life from the Adriatic.
Visit Lokrum Island
Lokrum is most likely the residents' preferred place to go to with kids. This little isle, merely 500 meters off the shore of Dubrovnik (a 5 minute boat trip) is a protected nature reserve. It's is an ideal spot to spend a day out with kids. The small island presents perfectly cleaned theme parks and gardens, and great deals of treking paths. Pay a visit to the ruins of an old abbey. Take a break at the tiny lake, knowned as "Dead Sea", connected with the Adriatic where kids can confidently swim. But the primary sight of the Lopud island is the gorgeous sandy beach Sunj, situated in a cove on the southern part of the island. The sea is really depthless, appropriate for little kids. Not maybe the finest for swimming, this beach is perfect for de-stressing, building sand towers with the children, or enjoying beach volleyball. Your children will like the peacocks wandering around the island.
There are all types of beaches all around Dubrovnik and the neighboring islands from soft sand to rocky beaches from peaceful to vibrant beaches. The Copacabana beach on Dubrovnik's Lapad cape is among the largest and provides a fast-food place, water sports and a few inflatable water slides in the water.