You will feel the same excitement as you felt in the childhood when you started discovering the (new) world.
Dubrovnik is a place that offers a perfect combination of old and new, architecture and nature, peace and elegance
and all the necessary commodities of a modern city.
It’s one of the cities and destinations that are surely worth visiting, so having your wedding in Dubrovnik,
celebrating your love together with your friends and family will provide an experience you will never forget.
This town will simply renew and regenerate your soul and body in general. So, sit comfortably and explore Dubrovnik with us.
You’ll get to know galleries, historic sites and “taste” the most delicious delights you won’t find anywhere in the world.
It is well known that the Adriatic Sea is one of the bluest and clearest waters that can be seen from the space, so exploring sheltered and romantic caves is a great activity for all honeymooners and adventure lovers. We know that, when choosing a destination for your dream destination wedding, it’s necessary that the place is beautiful, weather conditions are perfect and that the wedding venue offer content that all your friends and family can enjoy during and after the wedding, so let us convince you that Dubrovnik has it all.
Dubrovnik has 2,554 sunny hours per year on average – not many locations in Europe can top that
Dubrovnik is much more than the sea and the sun – Dubrovnik is beautiful at any season, but the most popular wedding seasons are from May to October while July and August are the warmest months and the most popular months when there are crowds of tourists also exploring this majestic city.
Dubrovnik is a city in Croatia that simply lives for tourism, so it’s not strange that everyone speaks English.
Rich gastronomy offer is what Dubrovnik is proud of. With plenty of restaurants and venues that are perfect for weddings and other events, here you and your guests will feel welcomed, happy and most importantly, well fed. Be prepared to surprise your taste buds with exotic, Mediterranean flavors.
Dubrovnik has been a host to Dubrovnik Summer Festival for over 60 years, so if you want to spice up your wedding week with concerts under starry skies then you should definitely provide your friends and family this unique experience. Dubrovnik Summer Festival is traditional music, dance, theater and folklore festival. It started 50 years ago and the popular festivals are held every year from June until the third week of August, so if your wedding day is during the summer months this is your place to be. Thousands of people and tourists are coming to attend it. You can also enjoy festivals like Feast of St Blaise, Dubrovnik Festiwine, Aklapela Festival, Lindjo and more. Here you can find Calendar of festivals and events 2018.
We bring you some of the most romantic spots:
You want to impress your partner? Take him/her to the Srđ hill. The view of Dubrovnik and crystal clear sea is breathtaking, but the coolest thing is that you can get there with a Cable Car. It was built back in 1969 and was enthusiastically used by millions of visitors who wanted to enjoy the most beautiful panoramic views. Imperial Fortress was built on this privileged spot, in the early 19th century.
Can be a lonely spot, but that’s why we like it a lot. You can sit there on a bench and enjoy the moment. Although, Porporela is a local beach during the day. When night falls this place becomes one of the top spots for couples. You probably ask “why?” – it’s romantic, dark and quiet. Porporela offers a view of the Island of Lokrum, which seems to be within your grasp during the calm sea.
Surrounded by the ancient forts, the Dubrovnik streets provide the perfect illusion of the romantic, well-protected city from an ancient time. Here you’ll see interesting stone walls and sights that give the mystic feel perfect for taking wedding photos. There is no better way to get a first impression of one of the most beautiful cities then strolling down its famous promenade Stradun.
Placed on a 37m high cliff, the history of Fortress Lovrijenac is fantastic and it’s a perfect place for a quiet walk. The magnificent stone and nature will take your breath away as it’s the oldest monument in Dubrovnik. It was rebuilt many times, but was always made stronger and bigger keeping its original look. It’s the perfect place to spend some romantic moments with your loved one as the majestic stone architecture and nature will take your breath away.
The churches in Dubrovnik are probably the most romantic churches in the world. They’re a perfect blend of history and city’s soul. You can choose either a baroque or renaissance church. Except for various Catholic churches, Dubrovnik has one of the most beautiful Orthodox churches in Europe.
By clicking on each title you'll be able to see each wedding that was held in a particular church
St. Blaise’s Church is a place of meditation and calm. Built in a beautiful Romanesque style, it’s a majestic symbol of unique motifs and great architecture. The interior of the church is even more amazing and this is why the newlyweds love it. Here, you’ll be able to get married over the marble altars and beautiful furnishes.
On the south side of the Gundulic Square a monumental Baroque staircase leads to the the Church of St Ignatius. The Church of St Ignatius – or the Jesuits, as the people of Dubrovnik call it – is the work of the famed Jesuit architect and painter Ignazio Pozzo, who worked on the church from 1699 to 1703.
Built in Romanesque style, The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary is a luxurious church that is richly decorated with statues and monuments, not to mention a majestic cupola. If it’s to believe in stories, the cathedral was built with the help of the English king Richard the Lionheart.
One of the largest Gothic-style churches in Croatia. With a simple, but rich design, St. Dominic’s Church is high on the newlyweds’ list of churches for weddings. The monastery’s courtyard is perfect if you’re looking for a green oasis in the middle of the city.
One of the most popular locations for civil weddings in Dubrovnik are, for sure, two biggest palaces in Dubrovnik. Both places in the heart of the Old Town, their architecture and scenery will be a perfect place to wed.
This monumental place, built in the Renaissance-Gothic style stands proudly on the left side of the Luza bell-tower. Keeping all the historical data about Dubrovnik it’s a nice place to have a wedding if you’re into history and cultural institution then this place is perfect for your wedding.
Built in the gothic and renaissance style, The Rector’s Palace is 3-levels building with 4 wings, court towers, atrium and inner court.
This exclusive Dubrovnik wedding venue has something that other venues don’t have. It’s an art gallery not exclusively for weddings, but for all events providing stunning views, complete privacy, historical building as a backdrop and two completely different areas. It’s suited for both receptions and ceremonies. All events (especially weddings) can take place in the courtyard or the roof terrace with a remarkable view of the Dubrovnik. The Museum of Modern Art is a popular Dubrovnik wedding venue that was opened for the public in 1945. It was designed by the honoured Croatian architects Lavoslav Horvat and Harold Bilinic who designed this gallery as a neo-Renaissance-gothic gem of Dubrovnik. The Museum itself has over 900 meters indoor space and 1100 square meters outdoor space which makes it ideal for large events and weddings in Dubrovnik.
There is only a couple of cities in the whole world that have such glorious and wealthy fortresses in such a small place, a place that can be almost taken in at one glance.
One of the most popular fortresses where you can have your destination wedding is definitely the Lovrijenac fortress. This place is simply fantastic and perfect having your dream destination wedding in Dubrovnik. As one of the oldest monuments in Dubrovnik, it will simply take your breath away with the majestic stone, nature and rich history.
A unique and monumental fortress from the 16th century, the guardian of the eastern city gate of Dubrovnik with a beautiful terrace the top overlooking the Old city and its harbor. The terrace and the large arched hall are used for the Dubrovnik Summer Festival and concerts held by the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra.
If you’re looking for a breathtaking view of the Old Town of Dubrovnik, Island of Koločep or Village of Cavtat, Dubrovnik has lots of beautiful venue terraces at your disposal. If you decide on having a seaside terrace wedding in Dubrovnik you can be assured everyone will be impressed and talk about it for years to come.
Say “Yes!” at the belvedere in Park Orsula Dubrovnik. The breathtaking view embraces both the mysterious island of Lokrum and the busy Old Town; it is also an archaeological site with the remains of a medieval chapel, where travellers would say their prayers before entering or leaving the Dubrovnik city limits. So symbolic, isn’t it? There is also a stage area, surrounded by a stone amphitheatre, providing a stunning panorama. In short: it is a perfect wedding location for a stylish and memorable destination wedding.
Dubrovnik’s surrounding area is full of islands that are the most romantic getaways from city’s crowd. Islands that we will list below will give you a completely new view of Dubrovnik. And if you incorporate a boat it will be quite an experience, believe us! It will not only amaze you, but your guests will be impressed too. Feel free have a peek into the most beautiful islands to have a wedding at.
The island of Lokrum is a beautiful small islet only 5 minutes away from the Dubrovnik’s port. Here, you’ll find a variety of hidden gems. From little romantic bays to peaceful resorts, laurel trees and pine groves, Lokrum is also the exotic and mysterious venue of many legends and stories. This Island is monument to nature and landscape architecture, covered in dense and lush autochthonous evergreen flora, the dark green Lokrum contrasts with the white stone of the Town.
There are couple of majestic and beautiful venues where you can have your wedding, the most beautiful are:
The Koločep island is a part of Elafiti islands and it is the closest island to Dubrovnik. Located only 2.5 miles from the Dubrovnik’s Gruž harbor. This place has 7 pre-Romanesque churches that are dating back to the 9th century which was the time of the Croatian kings. Most of the churches are ruins, but there are number of churches that you can have your wedding at, such as the Church of St Sergius, St. Anthony church , Church of St Nicholas and the Church of the Holy Trinity from the 11th and 12th centuries.
When it comes to venues, this place has several options, but one is simply perfect:
Villa Ruža – one of the top class villas on the island of Lokrum with secluded romantic corners and magnificent view. Check out Mira and Mike’s destination wedding for more pictures and information about this amazing place.
There are many couples all over the world looking for magnificent locations for their destination beach wedding and Dubrovnik is on that list. Dubrovnik is popular out of the season when there are more private moments (avoiding the crowd that comes to visit Dubrovnik during summer) and is ideal for your destination beach wedding. Have you ever thought of a boat wedding? Dubrovnik has got you covered. If you plan on having a romantic beach wedding, having a reception on a boat is a nice addition that will wow all your guests.
We bring you some of the most exclusive villas in Dubrovnik that will make your stay even more enjoyable.
Ready to accommodate guests in any season, The Garden Villa is one of the most popular vacation accommodations in Dubrovnik. Her jewel is her garden where you can enjoy lavender and lemon trees, not to mention the perfect view of the crystal clear, turquoise sea. Here, you’ll be able to experience Croatia from a completely different view. Nested on the hill over the Adriatic sea, this majestic luxurious villa offers a spectacular view of the Adriatic sea and Dubrovnik. It’s a perfect spot for everyone who wants to feel royal. The interior of the villa is also magnificent. With a mix of contemporary style and traditional Mediterranean, it offers everything for a modern comfort. This spacious villa has seven large bedrooms with each having its beautiful bathroom.
The Majestic Mansion is the most exclusive villa in Dubrovnik. This luxurious beach residence placed on the front-line of the Dubrovnik Riviera will provide an incredible vacation experience. It lies on a big area of 8000 m2 and is surrounded by magnificent gardens. Distanced only 500 meters from the Old Town you’ll have everything at the reach of your hand. The interior of the villa is completely ultra modern and contemporary with a specific cozy charm that will make you feel like you are home. The Majestic Mansion has 5 double bedrooms, each having a bathroom, professionally designed and equipped kitchen and a living room. Interested in all features this villa has to offer? Check out our extensive info on The Majestic Mansion on the link above.