Walking the City Walls
Walking Dubrovnik's city walls is second to none on the list of things to do! This tour, approximately 4 hours long, starts at Pile Gate where you ascend stairs to the wall which extends more than a mile and a half surrounding the oldest part of the city. You'll see Mineeta Fortress, St. John's Fortress, and Bokar Fortress as well as the Maritime Museum. Some portions of this wall date back to the 10th century. Following your tour, you'll have about an hour of time to explore the old city on your own.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $46.
Booking Advice: Because this tour involves ascending stairs and walking on surfaces that are not even, this activity is not for everyone. Also, if you want to visit the Maritime Museum, you'll need to pay admission as this is not included in the price of this excursion. Cruise line prices are quite competitive with third party vendors.
Dubrovnik City Tours
A basic city tour begins with a coach ride from the pier to Dubrovnik's Old Town, where you will see the Dubrovnik Riviera. The walking portion of your tour then begins at Pile Gate, where you will see the Rector's Palace, the Maritime Museum (which especially presents this history during the Dubrovnik Republic in the 1500's, Onofrio's fountain, and the exterior of St. Blaise's Church. Time for sightseeing & shopping in the Old Town are typicall included.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $49.
Booking Advice: This tour involves walking for roughly an half of a mile, so it's rated as moderate in terms of physical exertion. For about $42 per adult, you may also want to consider cable car tours (also rated as moderate). Cruise line prices compete well with online third party vendors.
Seaside Resort- Cavtat & Dubrovnik
The ancient Roman city, Eidaurus, now called Cavtat, has attracted a variety of maritime traffic including yachts for years! Your leisurely visit here includes time to stroll about and take in the sights along the seaside promenade before your visit to Dubrovnik's Old Town, which begins at Pile Gate. You'll see the exteriors of several famous buildings once there (such as the Rector's Palace, the Franciscan Monastery, and the cathedral). Time for shopping & some independent exploration is typically included.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $92.
Booking Advice: This activity is rated as easy in terms of physical exercise, and lasts around 4.5 hours.
Dalmation Coastline & Wine Tasting
Within a 6 hour tour, you'll experience the beauty of the Adriatic coast as you visit both Orasac and Ston. With a horse powered mill, your part in producing olive oil the old fashioned way will certainly have an authentic feel. Taste smoked ham, homemade cheese, and wine before you leave town! Then, at Ston (Croatia's oyster capital), you'll see their ancient fortress walls dating back to the 14th century among other points of interest. At Mali Stone, you have the option of dining on some seafood dishes accompanied with wine. Before returning to your ship, you'll have a selection of Peljesac peninsula red and white wines when visiting the town of Ponikve.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $100.
Booking Advice: Because of the walking involved this excursion is rated as moderate in terms of physical activity.
On your Dubrovnik kayaking adventure, you'll have the opportunity to swim in caves after paddling by the Old City walls! This excursion lasts around 3.5 hours.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $120.
Booking Advice: This excursion is rated as difficult with respect to physical exercise. During inclement weather, kayaking adventures are typically canceled.