Dubrovnik- the brief history private tour


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Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: Yes. The tour is kid friendly but have in mind that it might not be very interesting for small children because it covers a lot of history facts and other information.

Friendly: Yes.
This tour usually does require some climbing up the stairs but it can be customised without loosing on the quality or the content.

Maximum travelers: 2



Spanish (conversational), Croatian (fluent), English (fluent)

Take a walk through history!

This tour is for travelers that don't have much time in the city.

It's a walking tour based inside the city walls and it lasts up to two hours. This tour gives you a brief history of Dubrovnik, covering the very beginnings of the city and the heritage of the Ragusan Republic.

In a relatively short time, the guests get to see the most important and most impressive monuments, walk through the historic streets, listen to interesting stories and legends while learning a lot about this advanced and harmonious place.


The tour starts at the Pile gate, next to the fountain.

This is a convenient meeting point because the city is right in front of us which gives us a perfect opportunity to start talking about the very beginnings, the development and the building of the city walls.

After a short and interesting introduction, we enter the city at the Pile gate. When we reach the main street, the views open up, and the stories just start coming out.

I can customize the tour, please inquire for a quote.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: I'll pick you up at the address of your accommodation at 13:30.

End Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Luža square; the central square in Dubrovnik, a place that houses the most important buildings in the city such as St. Blaise church, the Bell tower, the customs office at Sponza palace.

Duration: 2 hours


This is a walking tour in medium pace that doesn't include many steps so it's convenient for elderly people as well.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: At the end of the tour, all the guests will receive a small gift; an original souvenir that was designed and made by me.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

230 Croatian kuna - (approximately 35 USD) The only thing you definitely need during the tour is a bottle of water; especially during the high season. The temperatures inside the walls are pretty high, so I would definitely recommend bringing something to drink with you.
The 35 USD should be enough to get a snack/beverage or a souvenir at the end of the tour.
Please come prepared; wear comfortable walking shoes, some sunscreen, a hat and of course take your camera!

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: This tour does not require any tickets for the museums because it doesn't last long enough.
All the snacks and beverages that you wish to take on the tour have to be bought before the start, and they are not included in the price.


I am not a driver guide; I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a driver and a vehicle.
I don't have a license to guide in Spanish even though I speak the language.

A Recent Review of this tour

A comprehensive tour and introduction into the history of Dubrovnik. I would have no hesitation in recommending Iris as a guide. she was able to answer all our questions with enthusiasm and without hesitation, and her passion for her city was obvious to see.
David Lucas

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