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Danče Beach

Danče Beach

Danče (pronounced: dan-che) is one of the oldest beaches in Dubrovnik and is very popular with locals. It is located in Danče bay, about 5 minutes west of the Old Town. The beaches have several large rocks and jetties for sunbathing as well as a few ladders for climbing in and out of the sea. Jumping into the sea is

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Lapad to Dubrovnik Old Town

Lapad to Dubrovnik Old Town

Directions for getting from Lapad to the Old Town: The shortest distance between Lapad and Dubrovnik old town is 3 kilometres (calculated from the main square). Taking a bus or taxi will be a bit longer, as the traffic system in the town in this direction includes some one-way streets (about 4.2 km). If you take a taxi from Lapad to the Old town you

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Snorkeling in Dubrovnik – My Favorite Locations

Snorkeling in Dubrovnik - My Favorite Locations

I have to admit that I am a bit of the snorkeling nut. I love this activity ever since I was a child. While growing up on the seashore, snorkeling was at the time the activity that most of the local children practised and enjoyed since the early age. Even nowadays, whenever I go to the beach I take with

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Danče and Gradac in 1911

Danče and Gradac in 1911

Danče and park Gradac in 1911

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Romantic images of Danče bay

Romantic images of Danče bay

Above photo: Danče – the view eastwards over the Franciscan convent of Sv. Marija Above photo: Danče – the view southwards over the Franciscan convent of Sv. Marija These two romantic images of Danče in Dubrovnik are taken sometimes in the 1920s and were sold to visitors at the time as a postcard. The first image is taken from Park Gradac, while the

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Winds in Dubrovnik

Winds in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik can be a windy town, indeed. Being opened towards The Strait of Otranto, Dubrovnik is blessed with plenty of southern winds Levanat, Šiloko and Oštro. These winds can be very strong around the Walls of the Old Town, as well as around Boninovo, Danče and Pile suburbs. They bring rain and are also able to produce high waves at the southern

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Finding the Perfect Beach in Dubrovnik

Finding the Perfect Beach in Dubrovnik

Swimming spot near the Old Town walls @ Porporela Unless its winter time, I am sure that pretty soon upon your arrival in Dubrovnik you will get your swimwear on and will try to find the best place to go for swim and sunbath. After a long day of travelling, feeling hot on temperatures over 30C, your first desire is to jump

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