The British Days in Dubrovnik 2018 opened yesterday in front of the Old City of Dubrovnik on Pile where an iconic London double-decker bus is now dominating attention.
The three-day event was opened by the British Ambassador to Croatia, Andrew Dalgleish, and the Mayor of Dubrovnik, Mato Franković. And a rich and varied program of events was presented which aim at highlighting the connections between Dubrovnik and Great Britain.
The Route Master London bus from 1964 is the centre piece of the British Days in Dubrovnik and tea and biscuits will be served, free of charge, every day. Also gin and whiskey coctails area available.
- For over a decade tourist from Great Britain have been the most numerous in our city. And in addition to the many British guests who visit in the summer, there are many that come in the winter as well. These guests appreciate our cultural heritage, our historical heritage but at the same time appreciate our clean sea and beautiful beaches. Dubrovnik is an excellent combination for them. We thank the British Embassy who has chosen Dubrovnik as the centre of manifestation – commented the Mayor of Dubrovnik, Mato Franković.
The British Ambassador to Croatia, Andrew Dalgleish, stressed that British guest greatly enjoy the history and culture of Dubrovnik as well as the warm welcome and excellent food.
- There is a long relationship between Britain and Dubrovnik. We wanted to thank the people of Dubrovnik in some way and give them something in return from the United Kingdom – commented Dalgleish.
For more information and the full program follow this link