Dubrovnik, a city of endless beauty, that eternal flame that ignites in you for the rest of your life once you have crossed the wooden bridge at Pile gate. Many world famous writers, poets have defined its beauty. However, the author of this text believes that Dubrovnik’s originality surpasses any definition of its beauty . Many have attempted to conquer Dubrovnik but its “ Libertas”, Croatian for freedom lives, has lived and we’ll live forever. Wise Dubrovnik noblemen created the foundation for the city under the hill Srdj. Through Intercon Travel tours and half day and one day excursions you are to explore Dubrovnik and its region. For instance Intercon Travel half day excursion from Dubrovnik to hill Srdj will grasp the meaning of the word „libertas“.
The legend tells the story of Roman refugees fleeing Epidaurus, nowadays Cavtat, under the siege of Slaves. Intercon Travel tour from Dubrovnik to Cavtat and Konavle region will give you an insight into the local heritage.They took a refuge on a rock named after the Greek word Laus. The Slaves grounded themselves north of what is now known as the main street Placa or Stradun. Stradun was sea demarcation line between two communities and at the beginning of the 9th century it became the face of the united city.You must really book Intercon travel „Treasures of Dubrovnik“ walking tour to get the feel for these stories. Dubrovnik derives its name from “dub” or an oak tree. Long ago, Srdj hill was abundant in oak forest but it was cut down by the Venetians. They in turn hated Dubrovnik’s main street Placa so they gave it a derogative name Stradun, or big, ugly street in Italian.
Renaissance or Baroque churches, palaces and monasteries meet the eye at every corner of the old town. It is not by chance that Dubrovnik had the first pharmacy, old people’s home, the first synagogue in the whole of Europe. There is no such a city of the preserved beauty in the whole of the world hence Dubrovnik has been recognized as unique, cultural cradle of the Mediterranean.
Mediterranean as it once was, the advertising slogan of the Croatian Tourist Board really comes to life in Dubrovnik. Mild climate, delicious food, tasty wines gives you that memorable holidaying experience you have been looking for to recharge your batteries. Not forgetting Elaphiti islands, Lokrum, Cavtat, Ston, Mljet, Trsteno, Korcula, best explored via Intercon’s mini cruises to Elaphiti islands and that to Mljet, Korcula, Hvar and Vis. The fact that Dubrovnik lies at the most southerly Croatian spot means that its visitors can profit from visiting neighbouring Montenegro and Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Intercon Travel provides value for money one day excursions from Dubrovnik to Kotor and Budva as well as trips from Dubrovnik to Mostar and Medjugorje.