Lokrum Island, Dubrovnik

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Swim, marvel at exotic plants, and walk with peacocks at Lokrum Island. Visit the site where, according to legend, King Richard the Lionheart was cast safely ashore after a shipwreck during his return from the crusades. The area was also once a favorite summer retreat of Austrian archduke Maximilian. To get to the island, ride a ferry from the city. Enjoy a dip in the small salt lake, which is 10 m (33ft) deep and known as the Dead Sea. Visit the botanical garden to admire Mediterranean plants, including laurels, oaks, pines, cypresses, olives, agaves, cacti, magnolia, and palms. If you'd like to take a journey back in time, explore the deserted 11th-century Benedictine monastery. Take a look at our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning website to schedule your visit to Lokrum Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Lovely mountain walks, not suitable for anyone with a walking problem. Lovely lake to swim in, nice cafes. 
    Lovely mountain walks, not suitable for anyone with a walking problem. Lovely lake to swim in, nice cafes.  more »
  • We went to this island by boat from the harbour .cost 200 kuna each.Boat trip was about ten minutes but it had great views from the sea of Dubrovnik.The ticket includes entry to the nature... 
    We went to this island by boat from the harbour .cost 200 kuna each.Boat trip was about ten minutes but it had great views from the sea of Dubrovnik.The ticket includes entry to the nature...  more »
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  • Ticket is overpriced, otherwise nice place
  • Great day trip to escape the crowds I’d old town. Easy ferry ride back and forth, plenty of cafes to quench your thirst, and nice rocky beaches (bring water shoes!).

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