Dubrovnik's History with a Local: the Homeland War Stories Private Tour

Retrace a not-so-long-ago event that shaped Dubrovnik forever, the Homeland War. This intimate private tour will open your eyes to what happened before, during & after the war, thanks to the personal stories of your local host. Explore Old Town and hear about war stories only the locals know about.

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2 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Private Tour
    • Local Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Food and beverages not listed as inclusions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Revelin Fortress, Svetoga Dominika 3 Culture club Revelin, Dubrovnik 20000 Croatia

    Start your tour by traveling back in time to the day Dubrovnik got attacked for the first time

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ploce Gate, Ulica Sv. Dominika, Dubrovnik 20000 Croatia

    Enter the beautiful UNESCO listed Old Town through Ploče Gate

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Old Town, Dubrovnik Croatia

    Discover the impact the war had on the historical buildings and Learn more about how, why and when the war started, while strolling around the Old Town

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Luza Square, Luza Trg, Dubrovnik 20000 Croatia

    Look around and try to imagine how the city got hit by over 5,000 grenades

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial Room of the Defenders of Dubrovnik, Old Town Sponza Palace, Dubrovnik Croatia

    Visit the Memorial Room and take a look at photographs taken during the war

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Rector's Palace, Pred Dvorom 1, Dubrovnik 20000 Croatia

    While taking a look at this impressive palace, your host will tell you more about the local daily life during the war

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Holy Annunciation, Od Pucha 8, Dubrovnik 20000 Croatia

    Take a look at a repaired Orthodox church and learn more about the situation on the ferries during the war

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: St. Saviour Church, Poljana Paska Miličevića, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia

    See how some damages caused by the war are still visible in many places in the Old Town

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pile Gate, Ulica Vrata od Pila, Dubrovnik 20000 Croatia

    End the tour on the other side of the Old City from where you can also see Fort Imperial

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Ulica Vrata od Ploča, Ul. Vrata od Ploča, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
    Return Detail :
    Pile Gate, Dubrovnik, Ul. Vrata od Pila, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-24380P748

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