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Eco-friendly travel guide to Dubrovnik advises how to be a responsible tourist. Learn how to explore the attractions in a sustainable way and how to respect the local people and culture. Make your trip green by supporting locally owned hotels, organic restaurants and other businesses. Read more on how to protect the environment by making conscientious choices and how to travel green in Dubrovnik, Croatia.


  • Air quality: 2 / 5
  • Exploring by foot: 3.5 / 5
  • Exploring by bicycle: 2 / 5
  • Public transportation: 4 / 5
  • Parks: 4.5 / 5
  • Outdoor activities: 3 / 5
  • Locals' English level: 4 / 5
  • Safety: 3.5 / 5
  • Accommodation: US$9 - $100
  • Budget per day: US$70 - $300

Responsible Travel

Dubrovnik, the city of one of the safest countries globally Dubrovnik, is on every traveler’s visit list. You will find that the city is the cultural, educational, and financial center of Croatia and attracts tourists from both inside and outside the country. You will hardly face any trouble while exploring the city and can spend a memorable time exploring the various culturally and historically significant places that hold the potential to take you back in time. It is famous for the many canals that run inside the city and the stunning architecture that sits along-side these canals. While traveling and exploring Dubrovnik, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind:

• While booking your flight, make sure that they take a direct flight. Avoid booking transfer flights as they cause a lot of harm to the environment and take more time to reach the final destination.

• Instead of booking a 5-star and luxurious hotel, find out if the hotel is eco-friendly. Eco-friendly hotels are hotels that follow certain environment-friendly practices that support and protect their local environment. You must prefer these hotels as they will help you minimize your carbon footprint. Your trip to the city of Dubrovnik begins the second you book the flight. After securing the getaway, you need to book a hotel for your stay.

• You will find pretty much the same products in these stores and only waste time and money. Instead, visit local shops as they are the ones that possess items that will help you understand the local culture, traditions, and the livelihood of the people. • As a tourist, you will feel that using mineral water bottles and disposable items is a better choice, but they are not. These items create a lot of pollution that uses a lot of natural resources to dispose-off properly.


Air Quality and Pollution

Unlike other European cities, the pollution levels in Dubrovnik are astonishingly lower. You will find that the government and even the locals are promoting and supporting environmentally friendly practices. As you can see, the air pollution levels are relatively low, so Dubrovnik's people are at lesser risk of respiratory diseases and lead a healthy life. While traveling to the city, you need to make sure that your activities don't harm the environment. The locals focus on changing their lifestyles into a healthier one, which has led them to start using bicycles instead of motor vehicles and organic food than preserved and frozen food. Because of such changes in the people's activities, the pollution levels remain low, and people can live a better life.


Respect the Culture

You can pay your respects by following the rules, not indulging in illegal activities, prefer local businesses, and avoiding any action that harms the local environment. By paying respect to the culture, you can make your trip more meaningful and memorable.

Everyone loves to travel, but most people always forget the essential thing while traveling, respecting the culture. Most travelers only focus on getting the most out of their trip and often not getting the best experience. You must show respect towards the local communities, landmarks, culture, and local environment.

By indulging in cultural or recreational activities, you can learn a great deal about the city's culture and history. While traveling, you can get the most out of your trip only if you respect the culture.


Top 10 Places to Visit

• WALLS OF DUBROVNIK

It is situated in the city of Dubrovnik, which is basically situated in southern Croatia. Nicki built it for Ranjana. It was constructed in the 7th century. The complete construction is made with stones.

• LOKRUM

Lokrum is basically an island in the Adriatic Sea. It is 600 meters from the main city. It is also known as a holiday island. The botanical garden is situated on the island. This island receives the regular ferry from the main city Dubrovnik.

• STRADUM

The stadium is the main street situated in the city of Dubrovnik. This street is Pedestrian Street, which is 300 meters approx. From the main city. The walls of Dubrovnik surround this street.

• LOVRIJENAC

This is basically a theatre in the city of Dubrovnik. It is 37 meters above the sea. It was built in the 11th century. And the Croatians attempted to build a fort on it.

• SRD

It is the mountain behind the walled city. It is Also Known As Low Mountain. The height of the mountain is 412 meters. The top of the mountain contains big white stones. The structure was built in 1810 by the French.

• TVRDAVA MINCETA

It is a 14th-century fortress. It is known for the highest point in the city of Dubrovnik. The fort was named after the genetic people who were the owner of the place where the tower is built. It is one of the north mending walls in the city of Dubrovnik.

• DUBROVNIK CABLE CAR

It is the place of having the cable car in Dubrovnik. They offer a 4-minute ride to the visitors and tourists. The height of the cable car is 778 meters from the ground. It is one of the wonderful places in the city.

• SEA KAYAKING

Sea kayaking was the highlight of the whole trip. It is famous for its sunset view. Visiting here is the best experience for every tourist visiting the city of Dubrovnik.

• RESTORS’ PALACE

Rector’s palace was the place in the city, which is used to be the Republic of the Ragusa's seat place. It is between the 14th century. After that, it is considered as the prison and watch the house for people.


Explore

Dubrovnik has many things to offer apart from the many historical and culturally renowned places packed with tourists. The various parks, beaches, museums, and landmarks will help you get deep insights into the local culture and its beauty. People say that all work and no play would make one dull. This city ensures that it has places that play roles in calming and relaxing the mind.


City Parks

Here are some city parks have given below:

• PARK ORSULA

This park is the epicenter of the city, the largest city park in the town, and comes at the top of Dubrovnik's largest parks. Here about 8 million visitors came every year. The free nature and the healing greenery gives peace to the soul, and the fresh air of this park will blow your mind.

• GRADAC PARK

This park covers 7 hectares, and one part of the park is a botanical garden that boasts some 500 varieties of wild plants and trees, of which some rarely can be seen elsewhere.

• FOREST PARK VELIKA

This park is an extensive park near the city center, which provides space for artists to perform their work up to a great extent. One specialty of this park is that a former gas factory sits inside the park and gives uniqueness to this park.


National Parks

Here are some famous natural parks:

• PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS RESERVE LOKRUM

This park got fame because of the butterflies and trees like oaks, pines, Etc. You can take part in hiking and biking activities with your friends, and spend some quality time with them in the lap of nature.

• DEAD SEA

It is known for the maximum area covering national parks in the country Croatia. This park is famous for its flora and fauna that attracts both locals and tourists. Fortunately, the location is in such a way that it lies where the seawater and freshwater meet, so this place's environment remains cool all the time.

• MLJET NATIONAL PARK

It ranks in the list of most extensive national parks in Croatia present in Dubrovnik and is a popular tourist destination in the city. The park is well known for hiking, walking, and taking a long ride to enjoy with family and friends. This place is the perfect place for relaxing the mind in the best way possible.

• LOVCEN NATIONAL PARK

It is a great place that is famous for its exotic landscape. The rich entity owns the park and hence comes in the category of private property. The park is also renowned for its puppets shows and the safaris practices by the locals.


Beaches

The city of Dubrovnik is famous for its beautiful and stunning beaches. There are dozens of big and tiny beaches, and it may not be possible to list down every one of them. Some of the beautiful and best beaches in the city are listed below:

• DANCE BEACH

Previously known as a fishing spot among the locals, it became a famous seaside resort town. It is named the dancing beach. Nowadays, this is the most renowned destination among visitors and tourists. The sun looks much brighter from the sight as compared to the other beaches. Hence, the beach has its value and uniqueness among the beaches of the city.

• BANJE BEACH

This beach is located in the center of Dubrovnik and has many famous clubs nearby. Even the atmosphere is fantastic and can make you feel refreshed and content. This beach is an excellent place to swim in the freshwater that will help you feel fresh after swimming.

• PLAT BEACHES

This beach is known for its crystal-clear cloud scenes over water. There are so many water riding and swimming schools where you can buy swimsuits or equipment types for the many water sports on the beach.

• COPACABANA

It is an artificial beach in the city that is known for its value over the water. It is a popular destination among teenagers for partying and night out with their friends.


Landmarks

The city of Dubrovnik also has its share of memorable landmarks and monuments. While the list is quite long, we are mentioning a few of them for our readers' benefit. You must try and visit as many as you possibly can. Here are some famous landmarks in Dubrovnik:

  • PILE GATE
  • PLOCE GATE
  • BELL TOWER
  • BRSALJE STREET


Museums

Visiting museums would be the icing on your holiday package, especially if you are in this city, as it shows that you have adequately explored the city. Here are some of these museums given are as follows:

• LOVE STORIES MUSEUM

It is the most visited and famous museum in the town. It is worth visiting for art lovers and people looking for some fun activities in the city.

• DUBROVNIK MUSEUM

This museum has its uniqueness in that it has a collection of over 90,000 eclectic pieces. This museum has an eye-catching exterior, and the traffic is comparatively less than other museums and galleries in the city. Visiting here is worth all your time and money.

• MARITIME MUSEUM

This museum is famous for its one-stop-shop for art and history buffs, with everything from ancient sculptures and handicrafts. Most of the galleries represent the time without technology and the struggles the locals faced.

• ETNOGRAFIC MUSEUM

This museum is famous for its one-stop-shop for art and history buffs, with everything from ancient sculptures and handicrafts. Most of the galleries represent the time without technology and the struggles the locals faced.


Eat

You will feel shocked to hear that there is a vast diversity of food cuisines split into eight regional cuisines. As the second most populated city in Croatia, you can easily find all kinds of Croatian dishes in local restaurants and cafes. You will find that the locals prefer to eat healthy and nutritious food with lots of vegetables and meats. You will find that vegetarian, and non-vegetarian dishes are popular, and you will not find much trouble conveying your food preferences. Apart from these traditional and modern cuisines, the local street food is a must-try one that will leave your mouth lingering with their flavors.


Traditional Local Restaurants

Here are some famous local restaurants which serve their authentic traditional foods are given below:

• KONOBA BOGO

It was designed to look like the traditional dining room. It gives you a full experience of how beautiful the Croatian cuisine is and the varieties they serve. Their authenticity looks promising as they do patrons with the taste of the old days. The dishes they serve over there are plaice, farm chicken, calf, etc.

• RESTAURANT KOMIN

It not only serves Local cuisine and Croatian cuisine but also consists of European, Vegetarian Friendly, and Vegan Options too. It is the most recommend restaurant for a special occasion as their aroma delight menu makes the customer happy as they chuckle with flavor with fantastic taste. On their menu, 4-5 course meals are available, and they also serve alcohol. It is the busiest restaurants and gives you many features and outdoor dining facilities according to your wish.


• DALMATINO DUBROVNIK

Their typical dishes are budget-friendly consists of daily stamppot and draadjesvlees with boiled potatoes and red cabbage. It is Cheap and cheerful; Moeders is the ideal spot to take your mom or hang out if you are homesick.


Vegetarian and Vegan

If you are a vegetarian, you do not need to worry when you are in this city as there are many restaurants to attend to your needs. With these places, you will get to enjoy traditional meals properly with your regular choices. Sometimes the habits of two people are different. Thus, everyone does not have the same eating habit or love the same pattern when it concerns food choices. Some of these vegan restaurants are:

• NISHTA

Their menu has varieties of vegetarian and vegan sandwiches, soups, and snacks. Their menu starts at approximately 22 euros for two. It changes as per their local market supplies. They use some of the turned away veggies by supermarkets for being too ugly into their platter known as "Saved vegetable," which is an innovative idea so that no food gets wasted.


• URBAN & VEGGIE RESTAURANT DUBROVNIK

It is a small café described as homely as it has provided a balance of light air and space. There you can find vegan food in a cozy environment. They have a varied variety of not only vegan food but also the food they provide is gluten-free. They cook as much as organic, seasonal, and local products, with their creative essence.

• AZUR

It is called veggie has a range of mouth-watering traditional vegetarian curries and strew from all over the world. All their ingredients are plant-based, can be gluten-free or sugar-free according to their customer's choice. The takeaway is also available with some other features like organizing events for office parties and birthday bash.


Street Food

STREET FOOD Different cities have various food they classify as street food. The preparation time for them does not take long, and it is something you can eat on the go. One thing about street food is that you can try out varieties at the same time.

If you are a street food enthusiast and would want to try some in this city. You know those foods you can easily get at the roadside without the need for a fancy restaurant. Those classified as street food:

  • COLLARD GREENS
  • STUFFED PEPPERS
  • OILY FISH
  • STRUKLI


Drink

There is no doubt that Croatia people love to drink regularly, especially on special occasions with friends and family. There are many Croatia alcoholics and non-alcoholic beverages that you can see in the local cafés, restaurants, bars, and pubs in Dubrovnic. These drinks will help you understand the significance and increasing popularity amongst the locals. Here are some beverages that you can try while exploring the city.


Tap-water

The tap water of Dubrovnik is the highest quality tap water in all of Europe. The water is so clean that it is even better than the water in mineral water bottles. You can easily find many water taps and public drinking fountains in Dubrovnik safe to drink, and you will not need to buy mineral water bottles. Such purity in the city's tap water is because of the advanced technology that the water companies use to convert the surface water into pure and drinkable water.

Dubrovnik's water is free from chlorine or fluoride and has a score of 8.4 for its quality. You can carry a reusable water bottle with you while exploring the city and refill it from these public sources. Dubrovnik's tap water is not only safe to drink but also tastes and smells good.


Organic Cafés

The city has stood up to the task of catering for all segments of the population, including those with a preference for organic foods. Since some people would prefer to eat organic, it is not out of place to have organic cafes in different cities.

  • COGITO COFFEE SHOP
  • SOUL CAFFE
  • CAFÉ FESTIVAL
  • FASHION CAFÉ
  • MICRO


Breweries

If you love alcoholic drinks, you will have a swell time in the city as there are many fabulous options for you. Have a look at some of its breweries:

  • BEER FACTORY DUBROVNIK
  • GLAM BEER THERAPY
  • CAFFE BAR TINEL
  • CAFFE BAR GIRO


Activities

The city is best known for its art and culture in tourism, and it has many places to explore. However, this is not the case for people who wish to visit Dubrovnik, as there is always something to do. Foreigners hate getting bored when in a new city, so you would see those seeking locals' recommendations.

This city offers many endless activities to tourists to help them explore the city's beauty, culture, and history. By indulging in these activities, you can enhance your experience and get the most out of your travel.

The museums and art exhibitions are always there for you to explore, making you appreciate art. Even if you are not a lover of artwork, something in you will be compelled when you see them.


Yoga and Retreats

These bodywork and exercise classes are the best in the city and offer a professional and experienced teacher authentic training. These classes are suitable for all your needs and help you stay fit while staying in the city. You can select the courses according to your budget, convenience, and comfort. If you want to participate in some recreational exercises like yoga, Pilates, and massage, there is a wide range of such classes in Dubrovnik. Here are some renowned yoga and other bodywork classes in the city:


Accommodation

There are many accommodation options in Dubrovnik, but they can be very pricey, and you may need to book in advance. You will need to carry a lot of money to stay in the city as it is not cheap. The many hotels, hostels, guest houses, and other city options are very costly but are more affordable on the city's outskirts. You will require to book in advance as the hotels and guest houses are usually fully booked, and you will be left stranded on your first night in the city. You will find that tourists' possibilities are endless in hotels, hostels, guest houses, and apartments, so you will need to take extra measures to see that you are not overcharged. You can also opt for couch-surfing, which is expected as the city is a popular tourist destination.


Green Hotels

If you are an environmental enthusiast, we know that you would search for green hotels in Dubrovnik to ensure that you have an eco-friendly stay in the city. You should play a role in any place you find yourself. Many foreigners fail to realize that they have a role to play in protecting the environment, and it does not matter if it is your place of origin or not.

• GREEN PARK

It is a hotel chain in Dubrovnik that is one of the firsts to adopt sustainable practices. These hotels follow specific eco-friendly measures like the use of L.E.D. Lights only and tables made from coffee cup holders. Instead of using natural resources, the hotel uses renewable sources to minimize their carbon footprint.

• GREEN GARDEN APARTMENTS All the rooms are equipped with a kitchen and living room to make you feel comfortable as you feel in your home. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary pieces of equipment like a dishwasher and an oven. It uses reusable materials that are sourced from the local environment.

Another unique feature about the hotel is that they store heat and cold airflow to alter the room temperatures accordingly. It also offers electricity through solar panels to even charge your electric car in their car parking.


Hostels and Guest Houses

Here are some eco-friendly hostels and guest houses.

  • HOSTEL LINA
  • ANCHI GUESTHOUSE
  • DUBROVNIK OLD TOWN HOSTEL


Apartments

Instead of wasting your money on hotels, hostels, and guest houses, you can prefer renting out an apartment if you stay in the city for more than a month. You can reduce the apartment's total rental cost by sharing or dividing the amount amongst your friends or family with whom you are traveling. You can find many apartment buildings all over Dubrovnik, which can be a bit pricey because of the prime location but are cheaper and offer various amenities that you will not find at a hotel or guest house.


Couchsurfing

Couch surfing is perhaps the cheapest and most convenient mode of accommodation in Dubrovnik. You can meet many travelers on the couch surfing host house and share your experiences in the city. There is an online community known as couchsurfing.com, and if you are a part of it, you will be able to come across dozens of CouchSurfing mates and companions.

Couch surfing is a popular mode of accommodation in Europe where you can search for hosts that are willing to let you stay in their house for a particular time. All you need to do is get on the couch surfing website and search for hosts in the city. It is an excellent concept of saving lots of money from hotels, hostels, and guest houses.


Camping

The thing with camping is that there are particular areas for it; else, the whole purpose is defeated. Thus, it is right to know about camping sites.

  • CAMP POD MASLINOM
  • SOLITUDO SUNNY CAMPING
  • AUTO CAMP KUPARI


How to Get There

There are many modes of traveling to the city, but the best way is by taking a flight. If you are already in the country, you can opt for other transports like rental car services, long-distance buses, hitchhiking, trains, etc. These transports are friendly to your pocket and the environment if you want to travel to the city from your home city.


Air

Dubrovnik International Airport is an airport that serves as the primary and international flight port in Croatia. It is about 9 kilometers in the southwest of the city but offers airport shuttle bus services that tourists can use to reach the city. As the primary airport, you will find that almost all airlines provide international flights to the country.


Bus

These buses provide quality and comfortable service at reasonable prices. You can find these bus services in almost every city and are the best traveling mode for long distances. These buses are not only affordable but also friendly to the environment.


Train

Traveling to the city by train is a popular mode among travelers as they offer a comfortable service and provide breath-taking views of the countryside. You can use trains to travel from one city to another or even reach the far off places. By traveling on the trains, you can meet many locals and tourists and interact with them to increase your knowledge.


Hitchhiking

Hitchhiking is a mode of traveling for tourists who are low on budget and can't afford transport. It is a standard mode in Europe as some tourists like to get a real adventure where they can meet incredible local people and gather knowledge that one can't find on the internet. You will find that some countries in Europe also have a hitchhiking station where hitchhikers can use to get a lift.

While the locals are quite friendly and hospitable and hitchhiking is a common practice in many parts of the world, it is not common to encounter hitchhikers in Dubrovnik.

Hitchhiking is very much in vogue in the city, but you have to be careful when choosing the right person.


Others

Some of these transports use only natural resources like petrol, diesel, and gas, and these resources emit a lot of carbon while operating, which is the leading cause of air pollution in most cities of the world. Other modes of traveling to the city like rental car services, boats, ferries, and private planes can help you conveniently reach Dubrovnik, but not all of them are the best choices. Although such transports are very comfortable and convenient, if you want the best Dubrovnik experience without any guilt, you should prefer vehicles that are less harmful to the environment.


Moving Around

If you think that you may face some trouble moving around the city, you are mistaken. You will find that the locals prefer healthy lifestyle choices, and walking or cycling is the most common mode of moving around. There are many rental car services as well but try to avoid them at all costs as they will overcharge you and emit a lot of carbon dioxide into the environment. You can opt for electronic vehicles, public buses, trams, metro trains, and other efficient and eco-friendly ways of moving around the city.


Walk

You will find that the streets are safe for pedestrians, and the chances of accidents happening are relatively low. The locals also prefer walking as the best way of traveling as it helps them keep their bodies in shape and avoid spending money on transports. The best way of exploring the city is by walking. By walking, you can get a first-hand experience of the local culture and livelihood by observing the activities around you. You can reach even the narrowest streets and areas of the city where vehicles cannot get.


Bicycle

Bicycles are friendly to the environment and your travel budget. You can easily find bike renting stores in almost every district of Dubrovnik. Almost everyone owns a bike and uses it to travel from their homes to their work stations. If you cannot travel long distances by walking, you can use an electronic or mechanical bicycle to cover up distances faster. While renting out a bike, I prefer booking in advance as these shops often get out of stock quickly in the tourism months.


Electronic Vehicles

Electronic vehicles are gaining a lot of popularity in Croatia as they have become necessary for the local people. With high rates of pollution and exploitation of natural resources, Croatia is nowhere near decreasing it's pollution rates. The government promotes electronic vehicles by setting up various charging stations and parking areas for such cars. The users of electronic cars and bikes also receive relaxation for taxes. You can easily find many electronic vehicle stores in Dubrovnik, but you may need to make a booking to ensure that you can get a vehicle on the day of your travel.


Public Bus

These buses provide an accessible transportation mode for locals and tourists to places inside and outside the city. You can meet many fellow travelers and locals on these buses, and by interacting with them, you can get some tips and advice for your stay in Dubrovnik.

There are many bus services in the city that are under public or private ownership. You can easily find these buses in all areas of the city and can take a ride on them by paying a small but reasonable ticket charge.


Tram, Train and Subway

Trams are the most preferred modes of traveling around the city by both locals and tourists. You will hardly find any trouble using the tram network as the locals are friendly and like to help tourists. You will find that Dubrovnik's tram network has 18 lines to help you get to all the city's significant areas. You can use the trains to get out of the town and visit outside areas to enhance your Croatia experience. You will find that Dubrovnik's city is a hub of various train networks Dubrovnik as it is the capital city. These trains provide a scenic journey with luxurious facilities at reasonable rates to both locals and tourists.

The subway network for metro trains in the city is also a popular and convenient way of moving around the city. You will find that the system provides access to many stations in the city. There are five routes for the metro trains that offer an efficient and fast travel mode to all city areas.


Sustainable Shopping

Sustainable shopping is a popular trend in the fashion industry as people realize the importance and need for changing their ways and opting for eco-friendly measures. There are many places where you can shop sustainably and act as a responsible person. These places are the local food markets, flea markets, second-hand stores, and eco-fashion stores.

Sustainable shopping or eco-shopping is a worldwide trend where you opt for buying goods that are sourced from the local environment and are eco-friendly. You will find many different models and actors promoting the use of such items. It is not only environmentally friendly but also supports local businesses and helps them in growing. These items are sourced from locally available resources and consider all environmental aspects to avoid any negative impact.


Food Markets

Food markets are the best places in a city where you can get fresh and quality food items like seafood, vegetables, fruits, baked items, spices, etc. These products are sold by local farmers, bakers, and fishers of the city. These local businesses' primary earning comes from these markets as they usually don't have other sources. It is why you need to put more preference in buying from these vendors rather than the international and retail stores that often overcharge and don't even meet the quality standards.

These food markets will help you get deep insights into the local culture and livelihood of the people. It is the best way to enhance your Dubrovnik trip in the best way possible.

Here are some famous food markets:

  • OLD TOWN MARKET
  • MAXI MARKET
  • PMO VODOPIC
  • TRZISTE MARKET SQUARE
  • STUDENTS MARKET
  • MARKET PRIMA


Flea Markets

You will find that the locals prefer these markets a lot as they sell second-hand goods at reasonable prices. Flea markets are another prevalent way of sustainable shopping where many local people sell second-hand goods that can reuse. You will find that these markets are no less than the malls as the variety of products in the markets are endless. These markets are the best places to look for souvenirs for your trip that you can gift your loved ones back home. Here are some popular flea markets in the city that you must visit:

  • PMO MARKET
  • GRUZ MARKET
  • GUNDULICEVA POLJANA MARKET
  • DUBROVNIK KUCA
  • MARIA STORE


Second Hand Stores

These stores are commonplaces of shopping for lower-income group people. You will find that these stores offer various products like books, furniture, containers, utensils, clothing items, etc. If you are looking for some cheap and second-hand items while traveling in this city, then these stores are the ones for you. These stores sell second-hand items that are relatively in good condition. Here are some second-hand stores:

  • REPLAY STORE
  • SHOEBEDO SHOP
  • HERITAGE GALLERY
  • DUBROVNIK TREASURES
  • LIFE ACCORDING TO KAWA


Eco-Fashion

You will find that eco-fashion is a viral trend among these people. Many models and brands serve such clothing items, which is why it is gaining a lot of popularity. While looking for eco-fashion stores.

You will find that many local designers, models, and fashion bloggers promote such clothing items and accessories and create their fashion statements. The people of Croatia are opting for such stores these days. Eco-fashion or sustainable fashion is a type of style made using organic substances sourced from the local environment. Many eco-fashion stores also employ workers from local communities to help them grow and lead a better life. You will find some unique and trendy styled clothes and accessories at the following stores in the city.

Here are some stores:

  • MARELLA DUBROVNIK
  • MAX MARA
  • IMPERIA FASHION


Recycling

You will find many second-hand stores and recycling stores in Dubrovnik where you can give your reusable waste. Choosing to give away or donate items that are of no use to you can support people who cannot buy these items at their original prices. Even small things that mean nothing to you can be handy to those who can't afford them.

The need for proper recycling and waste disposal is essential to protect and conserve the environment. You will find many recycling stores in various districts where you can take your recyclable waste and get it appropriately recycled. These stores offer various monetary or store voucher services that you can use for buying other recyclable items and services.

If you wonder how the city is maintaining its rank as the safest and cleanest city globally, then here is your answer; recycling. Croatia’s government has always made sure that people realize the importance of keeping their environment clean. With various programs and movements, it has successfully implemented efficient and self-dependent recycling and waste distribution system.


Waste

Dubrovnik's municipalities follow various extensive measures to ensure that both locals and tourists follow proper waste disposal methods. With such extensive measures, the waste disposal is done efficiently, but if any person violates these laws, they can be fined according to their severity. For maintaining the appropriate disposal of waste by every person, many boxes are allotted where you can dispose-off your waste according to its type.

Glass, plastic packaging, paper, drinks cartons, residual waste from homes, and textiles can be disposed-off in these containers but not any bulky waste. You will find that garbage containers in every street and district of the city are emptied every day.


Work and Study Abroad

If you want to work in Dubrovnik, you will need first to bag a job and then apply for a Work Visa to stay in this city. By working in Dubrovnik, you can mold your personality into the best version of yourself. For those tourists that want to study or work in Dubrovnik, you will be happy to hear that it is quite possible. With one of the leading economies and quality educational institutes, career and educational opportunities are endless and the world's best ones. If you want to study in Dubrovnik, all you need to do is register for the student exchange program and wait for your calling. There are many quality education institutes in Dubrovnik that offer unique and useful courses.


Exchange Student

Many educational institutes in Dubrovnik are part of the Student Exchange Program and offer various scholarship schemes for such students. You can visit one of these institutes and ask about the criteria for admission of foreign nationality students. By doing so, you will get to know the courses and scholarship options available for you. You will need to register yourself on the program's website and wait for the time being as your application processes.

The student exchange program is a worldwide program that enables students from different countries to study in another country and learn about local culture and traditions. You will find that many institutions in Dubrovnik are part of the program and offer various scholarships to such students. Some of the institutes of Dubrovnik that are part of the program are:

• DUBROVNIK INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY LIBERTAS


Au Pair

You will find that au pairing is a common practice in Europe. Au pairing is the concept of helping out a family in a foreign country by providing them a helping hand to manage their basic needs and provide financial needs for education and other necessary things. An au pair can be a couple or an individual alone. An au pair receives a monetary benefit for supporting such a family that they can use for personal use.

A foreign couple helps out a family in meeting their responsibilities and managing a household. The couple helps the family members in education and career to help them build a better life with lots of potentials. You will hardly find an Au Pair or a family participating in such activities as they are accustomed to managing by themselves or with the help of their close relatives or neighbors.


Volunteering

You will find that the volunteers and the locals give their full support in resolving the issue at hand. One of Dubrovnik's reasons as a safe and clean city is because of the many volunteering activities that take place. You can find many volunteering organizations in the city that focus on various societal and environmental problems like protecting the environment, humanitarian rights, animal protection, child protection, etc.

• BALEWITE FAMILY FOUNDATION

By participating in these organizations' activities, you can play your vital role as a responsible tourist and help out someone who needs your help.


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