Dubrovnik Region

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General information

This region includes the city of Dubrovnik and municipalities the coastal of Dubrovnik and Zupa of Dubrovnik which are located on the north and south sides of the city. These are two municipalities which are leaning on the city naturally, geographically and economically. At only 14% of the area, this region has nearly half of the population of the county. Therefore, this region belongs to the predominantly urban region.

Geographically, it is a typical karst area with little arable land, which consists of low mountain peaks in the interior and the coast.

Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik

On the small island of Lokrum is a botanical garden containing about 800 species of plants, and the island is the habitat of more than 150 species of migratory birds. It is protected as a special reserve of forest vegetation and it is under the protection of UNESCO.

The Trsteno arboretum on the territory of 25 hectares of vegetation combines the forests of oak, pine, cypress, vegetation and underbrush coastal rocks.

Arboretum Trsteno, Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik
Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik

The city walls and fortifications of the city of Dubrovnik are included in the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1979, and the very architecture of the historical core of the city is under strong Venetian influence.

Crkva Sv. Vlaha, Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik
Crkva Sv. Vlaha, Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik

Festival of jams and marmalades is an event that takes place in order to preserve the culture, heritage and traditions of the Stradun in front of St. Vlaho. It is organized in the month of October.

Exhibitors in the national costumes of their region from all Croatian regions, presenting their products to visitors and caterers of Dubrovnik.

Feast of St. Vlaho is organizing on February 3 It is on the list of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. It is based on the legend of the appearance of st. Vlaho who helped Dubrovnik in defense of the Venetians.

Folklore Ensemble Lindo became a synonym for Dubrovnik. Founded in 1965 and since then gathers young OF DUBROVNIK who dance and sing in the original costumes showing the richness of traditional culture and Croatian folklore.

Dubrovnik folk dance ensemble is named after the most popular national round of the Dubrovnik region which is danced to the accompaniment of vintage instruments lijerice and dance with orders ringleaders.

Linđo, Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik
Linđo, Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik

Arancini (candied orange peel) are traditional treat in Dubrovnik that is prepared by boiling the pieces of domestic orange in water with sugar. Dried and decorated can be served as sweets.

Roasted almonds are roasted sugared almonds with specific caramel color, this cake is one of great treat in the Dubrovnik area.

Kotonjata is sweet jelly which is made from quince.

Dubrivnik Rozata is considered as the most famous dessert in Dubrovnik, and it is a great egg cream with caramel sauce.

"Dubronik Rozata is the best known dessert of this region."
Arancini, Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik
Dubrovačka rožata, Izvor: TZ Dubrovnik

The original variety in the region Dubrovnik are:

Plavac Mali, Pošip, Malvasia dubrovačka white, Crljenak (Zinfandel / Primitivo), Maraština (Rukatac), Greek and Kadarun.

Plavac mali and Pošip are also the most common black and white variety to the surface. From international varieties are present: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah (Shiraz) and Chardonnay.

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