Archive | Dubrovnik
If you are planning on visiting Dubrovnik this summer, we invite you to join us from 21 to 24 June at the Ana in the City (Ana u gradu) Festival, a cultural event founded by Ana Rucner, a famous Croatian cellist.
Ana Rucner is an internationally appraised musician and the most famous Croatian cellist. She has [...]
On 14 and 15 March Dubrovnik will host a two-day educational and exhibition event “Wine and Gastronomy Festival Dubrovnik 2012″. The festival is being held for a third year running, but for the first time the venue is Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel.
During the two days manufacturers of autochthonous products and members of the catering industry [...]
When returning home from your vacation, take a piece of Dubrovnik with you and discover the uniqueness of this city though its typical souvenirs.
The Pelješac peninsula is part of the Dubrovnik region, as well as the homeland of the most famous south Croatian wine – Plavac Mali, cultivated on the hills near the sea, [...]
Porporela is the most famous and most sung about part of Dubrovnik’s old town and one of the favourite bathing points of Dubrovnik’s citizens and guests.
Porporela is a name derived from the Latin word purpure, which, translated into English, signifies an artificial sequence of reefs, small rocky islands, rocks or a coast built from a [...]
Users of Facebook, one of world’s largest social networks, have recommended Dubrovnik as one of top 10 most attractive travel destinations in 2012, TheHuffingtonPost.com has published.
Huffington Post has recruited Yen Lee, founder of the Uptake.com tourist site, to analyse over 200 million Facebook comments, statuses and photo captions and come up with this list. According [...]
The production of the high-budget HBO series “Game of Thrones” has released an official video from the Dubrovnik shooting in which authors of the series, producers and members of the main cast speak highly of the beauty of Dubrovnik and Croatia, as well as the hospitality of the people of Dubrovnik.
“King’s Landing might be the [...]
“Dubrovnik Bethlehems” (Dubrovacki Betlehemi) is the name of the exhibition by Branka Hajdic, curator of the Ethnographic Museum, which constitutes a part of the Dubrovnik Museums systems. The exhibition was open on St. Lucija’s Day in the Rupe granary and will be open until mid February.
The author gives us an overview of the nativity scene [...]
Until recently, the Dubrovnik bell tower was accessible only to hard-working people who took care of the clock mechanism. But since this summer, our fellow citizens, as well as tourists - the Dubrovnik Card users - can learn more about this historical sight and see the exhibition entitled “The History of Dubrovnik’s Bell Tower”, which [...]
Not a single more important Dubrovnik event can be held without the participation of Dubrovacki trombunjeri wearing short but wide guns whose shots can frighten those unused to the sound but also warn the local citizens, who know the tradition well, that something of great significance is taking place in the town.
On the morning of [...]
The uniqueness of Dubrovnik can also be enjoyed in the month of giving, when our city hosts the Christmas Fair. This year the Fair will take place on two locations - the Gundulic Field and Luža Clock Tower. Inside Luža, traditional crafts will be presented and artisans will showcase their handicrafts, Christmas decorations, candles, toys, [...]
Dubrovnik is once again one of the top world destinations when it comes to the new year’s eve, thanks to its wide-ranging programme of entertainment and music. The party in the town at the foot of Mount Srd will start early in the morning on new year’s eve. A traditional Dubrovnik melody found in the [...]
After a busy summer, the season at the Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik continues with a series of congresses, some local, others international.
Just a few days ago, the 6th GEF (Global Environment Facility) Biennial International Waters Conference ended. As this year’s conference coincided with the 20th anniversary of the founding of GEF, its theme was Raising the [...]
In Dubrovnik, every season has its special charm, both the warm summer days, when tourists flock to the city, and the mild, peaceful winter months…
Regardless of the weather conditions, every day offers many possibilities to explore and enjoy Dubrovnik in the winter. Get inspired by the stunning architecture of this historic city, get lost in [...]
Dubrovnik will be all about tennis this month - the international ITF tournaments Dubrovnik & Riviera are about to start. Matches of the Jamnica Babin kuk Cup will be played on eight outdoor clay courts at Babin kuk, and since the interest in this tournament seems to be increasing every year, a large number of [...]
The beginning of the congressional season at the Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik hotel was marked by various international congresses and business meetings of foreign companies, with special emphasis on the RIPE NCC (an independent, not-for-profit organisation) Regional Meeting held for the very first time in South East Europe, gathering around one hundred experts from all over [...]
In order to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the genius’ birth, an exhibition titled “Ruder Boskovic Back in His Home Town of Dubrovnik” has been put together in Croatia as a way to comprehensively present Ruder Boskovic’s life and work. The exhibition can be seen each day at the Duke’s Palace.
Even though greatly respected in [...]
In their time, they were admired by every basketball fan in Europe, and now Dubrovnik basketball enthusiasts and their numerous visitors will have a chance to see them. “Susret prijatelja“ (Encounter of friends) is the name of a veteran basketball tournament that will be held in Dubrovnik from 24 through 27 June.
It is a historical [...]
The ceremony of raising the Blue Flag, a valuable international environmental recognition for beach cleanliness and management, was officially held at the Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel’s beach on Sunday, 5 June. Anita Kutle, representing an organisation called “Lijepa naša”, awarded Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel’s Manager Ivan Sablji? a valuable acknowledgement - a silver medallion [...]
Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel will welcome the best travel agents of one of the largest world travel agency, TUI, from 7 to 25 May this year.
TUI Inside is the first class programme consisting of courses, sales and experience regarding the TUI company, divided into four stages, and all TUI agencies are free to participate in [...]
A wedding day is certainly one of the most important and anticipated events in everyone’s life. So much time, effort, patience and attention is given to each detail, to make the day perfect, like in a fairytale.
Many dream of travelling to some of the most romantic parts of the world, where their fantasy would come [...]