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Dubrovnik Summer Festival Just One Reason To Visit Croatia
In "old town," the walled city that protected local residents from harm via ocean for centuries, visitors find a major attraction in Dubrovnik. Farmers and local merchants present their wares today much like they have for hundreds of years.
A common first stop in Dubrovnik's walled city is any one of a number of sidewalk cafés that feature beverages and fresh baked goods served alongside a hefty dose of people watching.
Shopping here is diverse, offering touristy souvenirs alongside fresh produce, seafood, grocery items and clothing. This is about as close to a shopping mall it gets in Dubrovnik.
Right on the ocean, Dubrovnik is home to many seagoing vessels ranging in size from personal watercraft to multi-family, yacht-sized ships.
A favorite restaurant just outside of the walled city is Sesame. It's been family owned and operated since the 1800s and is a great place to spend a lazy summer afternoon
The oldest cultural festival in Croatia, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, takes place from July 10 through August 25.
Gallery: Dubrovnik, Croatia
[Photos: Chris Owen]