Island of Lokrum

Interesting
This tiny island rich in dense vegetation lies opposite the walled city. In 1023, the Benedictines founded a monastery here. Closed during the Napoleonic occupation, it was replaced in 1859 by Maximilian of Habsburg's summer residence and a botanic garden was planted with exotic plants. The French were responsible for the royal fort (1806) which commands a fine view of Dubrovnik to the north-west. The island's rocky coastline is equipped with countless ladders for bathers, but it doesn't have a beach.

Useful information

Address : 

Lokrum, 20000 Dubrovnik

Price:

60 hrk

Opening hours

Access in by boat from the old port - May-Oct: 10am-6pm, operates every hr, duration 10min - kn80 roundtrip (children aged 5-15 kn20)

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