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Dubrovnik Walls & Wars Guided Tour

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Discover why the city of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO World Heritage site and learn about how the city protected itself from enemies for centuries together.


  • Discover the history of Dubrovnik with this guided walking tour that digs deep into its eventful past during World War I and beyond.

  • Learn about how the city stood firm against its enemies over centuries due to its diplomatic leaders and city walls.

  • Dubrovnik, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ is a UNESCO World Heritage site and on this tour, you will understand the reason why.

  • Forts Revelin and Minceta Tower, are some of the magnificent landmarks of the city, each built with solid stone that stood the test of time!

  • Fun fact: It is believed that the world's first pharmacy was opened in Dubrovnik in the year 1317.


  • 2-hour walking tour of Dubrovnik

  • Expert English-speaking guide


  • City Walls entrance fee (35 € EUR per person)

  • Audio guide

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.


631 reviews
Camilo  Uribe Salazar



Jul, 2024

The operators were very kind, we really had a terrible day with a heavy downpour and could not continue the tour.
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The history of Dubrovnik

The importance of the city of Dubrovnik cannot be easily understood by walking the streets and observing the attractions. A guided walking tour, such as this, would take you through the history of Dubrovnik, where one can feel the essence of the city’s roots and foundation. For centuries together, the city of Dubrovnik was not only protected by the walls surrounding it but also by the diplomatic skills of its leaders. The city has faced constant threats but has stood firm and independent with the help of its leaders and defensive city walls.

Walk through walls and war

Through this historic walking tour, you will learn about the challenges faced by Dubrovnik and how the city held guard to remain a prosperous and independent republic. Walk with your knowledgeable guide on the limestone-paved streets of the city’s Old Town and uncover the real story behind the city’s churches, monasteries, and palaces. Walk along the city walls, built in the 12th century, and view the dazzling Adriatic Sea from a different viewpoint. Delve into the history of the city and learn about the magnificent landmarks such as Fort Revelin and Minceta Tower. View Fort Lovrijenac from a distance which is the only fort that belongs to the city walls but is physically separated from them. Uncover the city’s long and rich history and understand why it is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

What to bring

  • Bring along comfortable walking shoes, a hat, and sunglasses.

What's not allowed

  • Choose safety and comfort: This experience is not the best fit for pregnant people, and cardiac issues.


  • Your guide dogs are welcome at the venue.

Additional information

  • The walking tour is a bit steep due to the steps along the city walls and is not suitable for everyone.

  • Please note there are no planned bathroom breaks during the 2-hour tour.

  • City Walls entry tickets are mandatory for this experience and are not included in the tour.

  • A minimum of 4 people are required for every walking tour.

  • The city walls entrance fee is 35 € EUR per person.

  • For children aged 7 to 18 - 15 € EUR

  • For children under the age of 7- Free of charge

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide at Dubrovnik Walks.

  • Address: Orange umbrella, Brsalje ul. 8, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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