Mutiple airlines, including Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines, offer one-stop flights from Washington Dulles to Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Dubrovnik Vacation Apartments 2
Vetraniceva 6, Old Town
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
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.
One of many Balkan “konobas,” or restaurants, but a few cuts above the rest in both food and service. Entrees from about $16.
Od Tabakarije 1
Sumptuous seafood, including a celebrated black-ink risotto, one of the area’s signature dishes. Entrees from about $13.
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.
Entrances at Pila and Ploce gates and at Fort St. John
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
Viator is one of the companies capitalizing on the “Game of Thrones” connection. Three-hour tour is $80.
Departs from Petra Krešimira IV
Four-minute ride to the summit of Mount Srd. $18 round trip.