See Dubrovnik
From The Eyes
Of A Local

Churches and monuments,
buildings and streets
do not make the city,
regardless of how
beautiful or unique they are.

Residents create the city.

The history of any city
is the history of people
who had lived there
over centuries.

Let me guide you through
the streets of Dubrovnik Old Town
and tell you the stories
of the former tenants
of my 500-year-old home.

Churches and monuments,
buildings and streets
do not make the city,
regardless of how
beautiful or unique they are.

Residents create the city.

The history of any city
is the history of people
who had lived there
over centuries.

Let me guide you through
the streets of Dubrovnik Old Town
and tell you the stories
of the former tenants
of my 500-year-old home.

See Dubrovnik From The Eyes
Of A Local

Dubrovnik
Tourist Guide

Ask For Vesna – Walk With Vesna

Ask For Vesna –
Walk With Vesna

I am born and raised in Dubrovnik, and I am still passionately in love with my birthplace. In its beauty, but even more in its rich history. All my attempts to live elsewhere failed. I always came back home, driven by longing, enchanted by this city.

My birthplace still has the soul of a medieval town, where you are never alone, in which you are never lonely. Everyone is your friend, all of them take care of you, and sometimes of your business and life, too. Full of good intentions, they participate uninvited in your life, despite the fact that their attention is the last thing you want. But that’s what friends are for, isn’t it?

I am still living in my centuries-old home and I dream about the people I’m going to meet and new friends I’m going to make. So, join me for a walk around my city. Let’s become friends!

Read my life story here.

“This was the best tour guide I have had in 10 years. Maybe it’s because she’s a history major and has lived in Dubrovnik her entire life. Definitely recommend her.”
Bill B, Tripadvisor Experience

“We HIGHLY recommend taking a “Walk with Vesna”. Our four hour tour of Dubrovnik Old Town was informative and fun– much like walking with an old friend, sharing stories and insights.”
Tim and JoAnne, Facebook

“Excellent! Vesna is very knowledgeable and flexible. She will go beyond meeting the customer’s needs. My wife and I had two tours with her and we were totally satisfied. She is so kind. She exemplifies the perfect erudite tour guide.”

LP, Tripadvisor Experience

“Incredibly knowledgeable, funny, interesting woman! She can customize the tour based on your interests and speaks excellent English. Highly recommend – our group loved her!”

Jodi Koskella, Viator tour guides

“Vesna gave us an excellent perspective of Jewish life in Dubrovnik from 1500s to the present. She spoke English beautifully and was enthusiastic and knowledgeable.”
Juddy Faitek, International Travel News

Private
Walking Tours

JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR

They were wealthy and well-educated, physicians, traders, ship-owners, but second-class citizens at the same time. They founded a synagogue in the rigid Roman-Catholic city, today one of the oldest existing in Europe where they proudly exhibit its own heritage in the first Jewish museum opened in this region.

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Dubrovnik War Tour

On Dubrovnik war tour you will hear a personal testimony of your guide who has lived in the city during the eight-month long siege of Dubrovnik, without electricity, water, food or medical supplies, under constant artillery fire of the former Yugoslav Army.

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The Scent Of The Women

In centuries-old existence of the Dubrovnik Republic, women were just possessions of their families and it is hard to find traces of their existence today. That is why we have dedicated this Dubrovnik guided tour to them, so their stories get to be told after all.

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Dubrovnik Gastronomy Tour

Contrary to popular belief, Dubrovnik cuisine is not just seafood. Here you’ll find great meat dishes such as lamb, goat or beef stews, plenty of seasonal vegetable, poultry, cured meat, excellent sheep, and cow cheeses. The Dubrovnik cuisine is diverse and complex.

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Dubrovnik City Tour

Stroll the best-preserved medieval fortified city in the world with a local guide, born in the very heart of it. Get introduced to the major city sights, evoke the glorious past times of the Republic of Dubrovnik and, at the same time, experience the real heartbeat of less than 1000 locals that still live within the City Walls.

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Dubrovnik Game of Thrones Tour

For seven seasons, Dubrovnik provided the backdrop for some of the best-known scenes in the Game of Thrones TV-series. Its unique architecture, well-preserved fortifications and beautiful historic buildings embodied the King’s Landing and some other places. You will be stunned discovering the similarities between a real city history and the world of fantasy.

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Flavors of Dubrovnik 

This Dubrovnik food tour takes you to the Kopun restaurant in Dubrovnik. As the name says (kopun means castrated rooster), the restaurant is famous for a dish made of “kopun”, prepared according to the recipe from the 16th century.

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The Dark Medieval Dubrovnik

Take a trip back in time to the Middle Ages and join me on this Dubrovnik private tour. Public spectacles of capital punishments, secret executions, safety measures for the plague epidemics, these are not topics that you’ll hear about in Dubrovnik today.

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“This was the best tour guide I have had in 10 years. Maybe it’s because she’s a history major and has lived in Dubrovnik her entire life. Definitely recommend her.”
Bill B, Tripadvisor Experience

“Incredibly knowledgeable, funny, interesting woman! She can customize the tour based on your interests and speaks excellent English. Highly recommend – our group loved her!”

Jodi Koskella, Viator tour guides

“Excellent! Vesna is very knowledgeable and flexible. She will go beyond meeting the customer’s needs. My wife and I had two tours with her and we were totally satisfied. She is so kind. She exemplifies the perfect erudite tour guide.”

LP, Tripadvisor Experience

“Vesna gave us an excellent perspective of Jewish life in Dubrovnik from 1500s to the present. She spoke English beautifully and was enthusiastic and knowledgeable.”
Juddy Faitek, International Travel News

“We HIGHLY recommend taking a “Walk with Vesna”. Our four hour tour of Dubrovnik Old Town was informative and fun– much like walking with an old friend, sharing stories and insights.”
Tim and JoAnne, Facebook

Private Walking Tours

01

Jewish
Heritage

02

Dubrovnik
War Tour

03

The Scent
Of The WomEn

04

Dubrovnik
Gastronomy Tour

Religious And Subordinated
Minority, Educated And
Rich Community

They were wealthy and well-educated, physicians, traders, ship-owners, but second-class citizens at the same time. They founded a synagogue in the rigid Roman-Catholic city, today one of the oldest existing in Europe where they proudly exhibit its own heritage in the first Jewish museum opened in this region.

The Story About
Revival And Survival

On Dubrovnik war tour you will hear a personal testimony of your guide who has lived in the city during the eight-month long siege of Dubrovnik, without electricity, water, food or medical supplies, under constant artillery fire of the former Yugoslav Army.

History Did Not Record
Them, Did They Exist?

In centuries-old existence of the Dubrovnik Republic, women were just possessions of their families and it is hard to find traces of their existence today. That is why we have dedicated this Dubrovnik guided tour to them, so their stories get to be told after all.

Dubrovnik Traditional Cuisine in its Essence

Contrary to popular belief, Dubrovnik cuisine is not just seafood. Here you’ll find great meat dishes such as lamb, goat or beef stews, plenty of seasonal vegetable, poultry, cured meat, excellent sheep, and cow cheeses. The Dubrovnik cuisine is diverse and complex.

05

DUBROVNIK
CITY TOUR

06

GAME OF
THRONES

07

FLAVORS OF
DUBROVNIK

08

THE DARK MEDIEVAL
DUBROVNIK

A Small Place For
A Great Experience

Stroll the best-preserved medieval fortified city in the world with a local guide, born in the very heart of it. Get introduced to the major city sights, evoke the glorious past times of the Republic of Dubrovnik and, at the same time, experience the real heartbeat of less than 1000 locals that still live within the City Walls.

Dubrovnik or
King’s Landing?

For seven seasons, Dubrovnik provided the backdrop for some of the best-known scenes in the Game of Thrones TV-series. Its unique architecture, well-preserved fortifications and beautiful historic buildings embodied the King’s Landing and some other places.

What is Life For if Not to Eat Well, Drink and Have Fun?

This Dubrovnik food tour takes you to the Kopun restaurant in Dubrovnik. As the name says (kopun means castrated rooster), the restaurant is famous for a dish made of “kopun”, prepared according to the recipe from the 16th century.

The Art of Survival in Severe Times

Take a trip back in time to the Middle Ages and join me on this Dubrovnik private tour. Public spectacles of capital punishments, secret executions, safety measures for the plague epidemics, these are not topics that you’ll hear about in Dubrovnik today.

Trips From Dubrovnik

Private Konavle Trip From Dubrovnik

The Konavle region is the most southern part of Croatia. The fertile field, a granary of Dubrovnik in the past. Squeezed between the Adriatic Sea, Montenegrin and Bosnian mountains, it is a unique place where the famous past and rich heritage are still alive.

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Private Pelješac Trip From Dubrovnik

Pelješac peninsula is the second largest peninsula in Croatia, known for excellent red wines, old-fashioned salt production and the best oysters on the Adriatic. Arrange your own Pelješac trip from Dubrovnik. Choose places and attractions that interest you, and your guide will tailor the excursion according to your preferences.

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Private EXCURSION OF THE SEPHARDIC LEGACY

Explore the Sephardic Heritage in Dubrovnik, Split, Mostar, and Sarajevo. This is a 5-day long private, custom-tailored round tour which starts in Dubrovnik. Each day you’ll visit the sites where Sephardic Jews live for centuries. You’ll get a chance to learn more about the cities you visit from the local expert guides.

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Private Excursion
To Konavle

02

Private Excursion
To PELJEŠAC

03

PRIVATE EXCURSION OF
THE SEPHARDIC LEGACY

Where The Past
Merges With The Present

The Konavle region is the most southern part of Croatia. The fertile field, a granary of Dubrovnik in the past. Squeezed between the Adriatic Sea, Montenegrin and Bosnian mountains, it is a unique place where the famous past and rich heritage are still alive.

Wine, Sea And
A Pinch Of Salt

Pelješac peninsula is the second largest peninsula in Croatia, known for excellent red wines, old-fashioned salt production and the best oysters on the Adriatic. Arrange your own Pelješac trip from Dubrovnik. Choose places and attractions that interest you, and your guide will tailor the excursion according to your preferences.

Sephardic Legacy On
The East Adriatic Coast

Explore the Sephardic Heritage in Dubrovnik, Split, Mostar, and Sarajevo. This is a 5-day long private, custom-tailored round tour which starts in Dubrovnik. Each day you’ll visit the sites where Sephardic Jews live for centuries. You’ll get a chance to learn more about the cities you visit from the local expert guides.

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