A paradise for celebrities: Dubrovnik’s Book of Visitors
The city of Dubrovnik is a popular tourist destination for countless Hollywood actors, singers, athletes, fashion icons and royalty.
The answer to the question of which Croatian city has had the highest number of celebrity visits would probably be Dubrovnik. Given that the city itself has the status of a star, of a famous and unmissable city, it is no wonder that it attracts many visitors, including celebrities. The list of celebrities who have visited this walled city is indeed extensive. If you’d like to know who has taken a walk on Stradun, here is a shortlist…
A glimpse into the city’s Book of Visitors
The city of Dubrovnik is a popular tourist destination for countless Hollywood actors, singers, athletes, fashion icons and royalty. The first person on our list is the famous detective fiction author Agatha Christie, who spent her honeymoon in Split and Dubrovnik.
One of the best-known love stories of the 20th century is that of King Edward VII and Wallis Simpson, which also has something to do with Dubrovnik. The couple travelled down the entire Adriatic coast, including Dubrovnik. They stayed at the then Hotel Imperial, today known as Hilton Imperial. They took walks on Stradun and bathed by the city walls. King Edward was on the throne for only 362 days before abdicating because of his love for a commoner. Regardless of his short reign, he is a valuable member of the list of celebrities that visited Dubrovnik.
Other famous fans of Dubrovnik, its heritage, the ambience of the historical streets and unique Mediterranean specialities include Richard the Lionheart, Wallis Simpson, Prince Edward, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Nick Nolte, Tom Cruise, Kevin Spacey, the fashion king Valentino, the Norwegian royal couple – Queen Sonja and King Harald V, John Malkovich, Eduardo da Silva, Luka Modrić, Roman Abramovič, Bill Gates, U2 and others. Famous visitors often cruise the Adriatic on their yachts and moor in the southernmost city in Croatia – a harbour and shelter with special appeal. Everyone who visits Dubrovnik loves the city, the people, the cultural heritage and the unique offer and often come back for more every year. Would you like to join this jet-setting elite on your next holiday?
Book a Hotel in Dubrovnik
If you’re already planning your holiday, regardless of the season, Dubrovnik is a destination that offers an unforgettable experience any time of year. Now is the time to check out the Dubrovnik hotels that offer accommodation to fulfil your wishes and ensure that you have everything you need.
A perfect holiday oasis is the village of Mlini right next to Dubrovnik, where you can stay at the Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel complex and experience an authentic Mediterranean holiday with all the amenities you need. In Mlini, you can find world-class accommodation, gastronomic offer and interesting activities. The village is just several kilometres away from the old city centre of Dubrovnik, with all the sights within easy reach. A peaceful and comfortable hotel stay combined with the fantastic amenities in the city is a guarantee of a unique and unforgettable holiday.
A real-life oasis of luxury and relaxation, the Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel is located in the colourful village of Srebreno, on the seafront, secluded in the deep shade of stone pine, pine trees and tamarisk. An extensive gastronomic offer, wellness&spa facilities and a view of the Adriatic Sea and islands will create a relaxing ambience for your stay near Dubrovnik.
If you’re still thinking of escaping your everyday hustle and relaxing in a unique top destination for celebrities, Dubrovnik is the perfect choice. Choose one of our last-minute offers or simply plan a longer stay in the summer and book the holiday of your dreams.
Hotels in Dubrovnik
Situated in a one-of-a-kind location in a quiet bay in the small town of Mlini, only 10 kilometres from Dubrovnik, Hotel Astarea offers everything you need for a relaxing holiday. All rooms have sea views and views of the Mediterranean vegetation. Two outdoor pools are located next to the sandy beach, the indoor pool is filled with seawater, and guests are free to use the wellness centre and gym.
Hotel Mlini is located just above the beach and promenade, allowing you to enjoy the enchanting view of the sea throughout your stay. The Hotel, located in the heart of the town of Mlini, is an oasis of peace and relaxation in an ideal location near Dubrovnik. Directly on the beach, you will find the bistro and restaurant Oleander for culinary adventures while enjoying the beautiful view of the sea and islands.
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