If you like to spend your Christmas holidays away from home, we invite you to visit Dubrovnik. This world heritage city will give you an unforgettable and special Christmas mood. The Christmas market is organized on the most beautiful street in Dubrovnik – Stradun, which is decorated with festive lights. At the Christmas market, you will feel the festive mood of the city. Here you will be offered to warm up with mulled wine or try local „fritule” donuts and other sweet or savory Dubrovnik delicacies. The main and most beautiful Christmas tree is installed on the square of the old town opposite the Church of St. Blaise. All major Christmas events take place here!
Try to sing along with the locals the traditional Dubrovnik carol, which has been an integral part of the Dubrovnik Christmas and New Year traditions since ancient times, to congratulate and wish everyone happy holidays!
During Advent, numerous cultural programs organized in Dubrovnik, exhibitions in the Art Gallery, numerous theater performances and concerts by the Dubrovnik City Symphony Orchestra with guest soloists.
To get even more of the Christmas atmosphere that Dubrovnik can give you, visit the local taverns and taste original local dishes, excellent Croatian prosciutto, cheese in olive oil, octopus salad, a traditional winter dish called “zelena menestra” (cabbage stew) or a Dubrovnik dish called “sporke makarule”, grilled sardines.
On Christmas, romantics will have a pleasant pastime in the squares and streets of the old town to the sounds of good street jazz music with a tasting of excellent Croatian wines. In Dubrovnik’s many wine bars, you can sample a variety of red and white wines from the Dubrovnik region, as well as local-style light snacks.
You can be acquainted with the program of Christmas events on the pages of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board. Feel the wonderful Christmas in Dubrovnik and keep this a warm feeling in your heart for a long time.