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Dubrovnik is the southernmost part of Croatia, is a Croatian city of the Adriatic Sea in the Dalmatian region. It is one of the most important tourist destinations of the Mediterranean, a port and the center of the district of Dubrovnik-Neretva.
The whole region is exclusively dedicated to tourism and is the most respected part of Croatia being Dubrovnik on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1979.
The wonders of Dubrovnik attract tourists from all over the world and it is no wonder it is known as The Pearl of the Adriatic.
Nestled between the Adriatic and the Dinaric Alps, it is an affordable and affordable haven for many European travelers who want to get away from the big city.
Dubrovnik is a living and extraordinarily well preserved example of a medieval walled city. Among the magnificent Renaissance and Baroque medieval monuments, within the magnificent fortifications with its monumental city gates, such as the Rector's Palace (now the Rector's Palace), dating from the 11th century, the Franciscan Monastery (completed in the fourteenth century, but now largely Baroque in appearance) with its imposing church, the Dominican Monastery, the cathedral (rebuilt after the earthquake of 1667), the customs (Sponza), the eclectic appearance that reveals the fact that it is the work of several hands over many years, and a number of other baroque churches, such as St. Blaise (patron saint of the city).
The gastronomy is quite varied and worth a try.
As an appetizer the "prosciutto" with olives and goat cheese is a delight, and as main dishes are Dalmatian food, black rissotos, oysters and mussels that are grown in Malostonski bay (60 km from Dubrovnik), octopus salad, or grilled sardine simple and tasty with olive oil and garlic.
Another traditional fish meal is "Dalmatinski brodet" (Italian brodetto), a mixture of fresh fish.
As for meat, it is necessary to taste "pecena janjetina" (traditional roasted lamb), "Green Menestra" a mixture of fresh green and yellow cabbages with mixed meat (ham, lamb and sausages), and traditional "Cevapcici", originating from neighboring Bosnia.
Dubrovnik has a typically Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers, and mild and rainy winters.
Summer days can be extremely hot, but the humidity is moderate and a gentle breeze ensures very pleasant nights.
Summer (June to August) is relatively mild, with an average temperature of about 26 ° C (79 ° F), but temperatures can rise to over 30 ° C (86 ° F), especially in the southern region.
Winters are significantly colder but not too much and the snow coast is not common.
Temperatures in winter (November to February) occasionally drop below 0 ° C along the North Adriatic, while southern coastal areas are a bit warmer.
The rainiest months are October, November and December.
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