Details: Dubrovnik, Croatia

May 29
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GETTING THERE

Mutiple airlines, including Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines, offer one-stop flights from Washington Dulles to Dubrovnik, Croatia.

WHERE TO STAY

Dubrovnik Vacation Apartments 2

Vetraniceva 6, Old Town

011-385-995-644634

www.booking.com

Many of the buildings in the Old City have been transformed into tourist apartments; we stayed in this beautifully maintained building just off the Stradun. Rooms from $220.

Hilton Imperial Hotel

Marijana Blazica 2

011-385-203-20320

www.hilton.com

Impressive 19th-century hotel a minute’s walk from the Pila Gate that was destroyed in the siege of 1991-92 but has been restored to its former glory. Rooms from $345.

WHERE TO EAT

Konoba Rozario

Prijeko 1

011-385-203-22015

www.konoba-rozario.hr

One of many Balkan “konobas,” or restaurants, but a few cuts above the rest in both food and service. Entrees from about $16.

Orhan

Od Tabakarije 1

011-385-204-11918

www.restaurant-orhan.com

Sumptuous seafood, including a celebrated black-ink risotto, one of the area’s signature dishes. Entrees from about $13.

Cafe Buza

Ilije Sarake

011-385-203-24053

This bar clings to the rocks on the sea-facing southside of the city walls and offers amazing views of Lokrum Island and the Adriatic. A bottle of the local beer, Ozujsko, is $6.30.

WHAT TO DO

City ramparts

Entrances at Pila and Ploce gates and at Fort St. John

011-385-206-38800

www.tzdubrovnik.hr

The must-do attraction in Dubrovnik. Daily 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June and July, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. August and September, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. October, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. November-March. $18 admission also includes entrance to Fort Lovrijenac, which doubles as the Red Keep in “Game of Thrones” and offers spectacular views of the Old City.

Game of Thrones walking tour

Departs from Pila Gate

www.viator.com

Viator is one of the companies capitalizing on the “Game of Thrones” connection. Three-hour tour is $80.

Cable car

Departs from Petra Krešimira IV

011-385-203-25393

www.dubrovnikcablecar.com

Four-minute ride to the summit of Mount Srd. $18 round trip.

INFORMATION

www.tzdubrovnik.hr/eng

D.O’D.

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