Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the world’s most beautiful old towns. The twon and its surroundings are rich in history and natural variety. The ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, situated on the Dalmatian coast, became an important Mediterranean sea power from the 13th century onward. Although severely damaged by an earthquake in 1667. Dubrovnik managed to preserve its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces and fountains. It was damaged again in the 1990’s by an armed conflict. Dubrovnik region was occupied and significantly devastated. The most brutal destruction occurred on December 06th, 1991.
Dubrovnik the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’
Today, the cultural heritage is repaired for the most part attracting tourist from all over the would. Its coastline is beautiful. Dotted with bays, beaches, steep cliffs and many forested islands. There is a great variety of flora, predominantly cypress, pine and olive trees. Also vineyards, lemon and orange plantations together with aromatic herbs and flowers. Including exotic plants such as palm trees, agave and cactus, which create a special atmosphere. Nature lovers will find a true Mediterranean landscape here. While those fond of sailing will discover a wonderful sea and marinas. It is attractive any time of the year.