A study by Compare the Market has ranked the 35 major coastal cities in the world on factors such as the number of things to do, restaurants, beaches, Instagram posts, safety and average annual temperatures, to reveal the best coastal city break destinations across the world. And Dubrovnik has ranked as the third best city destination in the world.
When it comes to planning your next holiday, many of us are faced with the choice between a relaxing couple of days on the beach or a city break filled with sightseeing, culture and shopping. But why not have both? Several of the world’s most popular city break destinations also boast world-class beaches on their shores, meaning that you can combine all the sights of the city with a relaxing bit of downtime in the sunshine.
"The city is located on the Adriatic Sea and is a major tourist destination, with the city itself being deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its outstanding medieval architecture and fortified old town. Dubrovnik was a top-ranking city not just for the number of things to see and do (with 2,674 activities per 100,000 people), but also for the availability of restaurants too (1,487 per 100,000 people)," writes the article.