Dubrovnik, Croatia

Game of Thrones Tours in Dubrovnik

The pearl of the Adriatic

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If you’ve never been to Croatia, you should know that it is spectacular and amazing. The city of Dubrovnik is a prime example of such beauty. Crystal clear waters glisten under the sun. Boats, one of the primary forms of transportation, dot the sea in every direction. The medieval limestone walls of the Stari Grad that safeguard the city are impressive. The Pearl of the Adriatic is seductive and special and it only continues to grow in popularity.

Game of Thrones fans know this place as King’s Landing. It has also served as a film set for Robin Hood: Origins and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, drawing even more attention to the city. Dubrovnik also hosts UberBoat and the country’s first underwater winery in the nearby Peljesac peninsula. It’s so easy to see why the spotlight is shining on Dubrovnik right now.

Dubrovnik is a city that has recovered from the war damage it suffered during the 1990s and visitors have returned to this tranquil city. Nestled between the Adriatic and Dinaric Alps, it’s an accessible and affordable city break for many European travelers.

A walk around the ancient city walls and a cable car ride up to Mount Srd are definitely touristy but they are so worth it. The cable car ride is best done early in the morning to beat the heat, avoid the number of incoming cruisers in the middle of the day and is a great way to introduce yourself to the Old Town. Old Town is remarkable at sunset when pink and orange hues paint the sky.

There are so many things to see and do in Dubrovnik, including a guided tour of all the Game of Thrones sets and scenery. You will feel like you are on the television show yourself. It will amaze you how much of the scenery was real and can be found right here in Dubrovnik.   Don’t forget to visit Lokrum, an island that is home to the original Game of Thrones Iron Throne. If you are a fan of the HBO show, you also don’t want to miss the botanical gardens, one of the filming locations for the city of Qarth.

There are so many things to see in Dubrovnik and the surrounding areas that you won’t want to miss a thing. Stick with tour guides who understand the city and will show you many things you probably wouldn’t find on your own. At Tour The Game of Thrones, we want you to see everything that was a part of the brilliant television show but we also want you to discover this magical city and all of the components that make it so special.

When you are ready to explore Croatia, make sure you have your tour guide lined up and get ready for some pure enjoyment. You will fall in love with Dubrovnik once you see everything it has to offer you. When you are looking for Game of Throne Tours in Dubrovnik, let us show you the way.

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Great service and wonderful guides

Everything about this tour was exceptional. My initial enquiry to Tom was replied to very quickly and booking the tour was very efficient. We met Karmen at the very well explained meeting point for first part of the tour in the old town. She was incredibly knowledgeable about the city as well as Game of Thrones. She shared so many interesting facts about the show, showing us all the various filming locations and explaining how scenes were put together. I have a fear of heights which she managed to work round and also offered us some great advice about walking the city walls as I was nervous about doing this. Karmen also recommended a couple of restaurants which were great and when she discovered my husband works for a brewery she pointed out a little craft beer place. After this part of the tour Karmen took us to meet Neno for the second part of the tour. Neno drove us up to a stunning viewpoint and pointed out another filming location. We then set off for the Trsteno arboretum, we arrived to discover it had been closed due to very high winds. Neno was so apologetic, it was completely out with anyone organising the tours control but we were only charged for the first part of the tour which we felt was very decent of the company. Neno also dropped us back to our hotel rather than in the old town which was hugely appreciated. Both Neno and Karmen are fabulous guides, full of knowledge about both GoT and the history of the city and country. The advice about restaurants, things to see and how to tackle walking the walls all meant that not only did we have a great time on the tour with them we thoroughly enjoyed the rest of our time in Dubrovnik. Thank-you.
Karen Convery,
Glasgow, Scotland

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