Stuck on a Croatia layover at Dubrovnik International Airport (DBV)? The airport is located roughly 10 miles from downtown Dubrovnik, which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Dubrovnik layover, click here for useful tips.
If you’re stuck inside the Dubrovnik airport during your layover or stopover, there’s plenty to do. The airport hosts passenger services including duty free shopping, an OTP bank, currency exchange, baggage wrapping, a tobacco and newspaper shop, and coffee shops in each terminal.
If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, there are a lot of nearby hotels. For the closest hotels to the airport in Cavtat click here, and for a comprehensive list of Dubrovnik hotels of varying price points, click here.
If you’re planning on leaving the Dubrovnik airport during your Croatia layover, there are a number of transportation options. Taxis (+385 (0)20 970) are available in front of the airport. The Atlas Bus provides transfer to Dubrovnik upon every scheduled flight and costs 35kn (5 Euros), and the public bus transportation company Libertas also provides regularly schedules buses. The Dubrovnik airport also offers car rental.
Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do In Dubrovnik, Croatia:
If you have a limited time to check out the sights, might want to take a tour of the city that will pack them all in a short time frame. There are many to choose from including day tours, bus and bike tours, night cruises, outdoor activities, and lots more.
Old Town Dubrovnik
A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Old City of Dubrovnik is a walled medieval city with Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Points of interest in Old Town Dubrovnik include the 11thcentury Rector’s Palace, the 14th century Franciscan Monastery, the Dominican Monastary, and the Sponza.
The Dubrovnik Cable Car offers an incredible view over this magnificent city and the Adriatic Sea. For a view of up to 37 miles, travel over 778 meters over the city, at 405 meters above sea level. A snack bar and restaurant with views of the city are available here.
Islands Near Dubrovnik
There are a number of islands just off the coast from Dubrovnik that are great day trips. –Lopud Island is a getaway with water sports and stretches of sandy beaches. Lokrum Island provides many great sights including the Botanical Gardens and Forte Royale.
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