Dubrovnik, Croatia is located on the southernmost tip of Croatia bordering the Adriatic Sea. The city is fairly small, with fewer than 50,000 inhabitants, but is host to a huge variety of historical sites. It is currently one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Dubrovnik’s Old Town is full of historical buildings, incredible architecture and rich culture. Many visitors will visit two of the area’s palaces, Sponza Palace and Rector’s Palace, as well as the churches. The Church of St. Ignatius and the Franciscan Monastery are full of unbelievable artwork and craftsmanship.
Outside of the Old Town, Dubrovnik has a few great beaches. Lapad Beach and Banje Beach are clean, pebble beaches great for the family.
The Dubrovnik Airport (Airport code DBV) is located just 16 kilometres outside of the centre of the city. It also serves the greater Cavtat and Herceg Novie areas. Just fewer than 30 airlines fly through Dubrovnik Airport. Croatia Airlines flies what is by far the most frequently. Austrian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Lufthansa, and Spanair also fly through Dubrovnik Airport fairly regularly.
Multiple low cost carriers fly into Dubrovnik including bmibaby, EasyJet, Jet2 and Monarch Airlines. Dubrovnik Airlines, Croatia Airlines, and EasyJet fly to and from the most destinations, although many of the scheduled routes are only seasonal. On average, the airport handles more than 1,100,000 passengers a year.