Kaboga is a noble family name originating from the 8th century. They were highly influential due to their socio-economic status which made them one of the most famous families in the Republic times. Kaboga now is a renovated summer house of the mentioned noble family; situated on the south bank of the river Ombla. The summer house is listed as one of the twenty most important cultural heritage sites in Croatia. It was built in Gothic-Renaissance style which changed its features in the 18th century into more of a Baroque/Classicism style. It consists of a house with a front porch, above the porch there’s a terrace leading us to the chapel of Saint Bernard. Around the house there are many beautiful, rich, vibrant green gardens that add just enough balance to the stone looking venue.
A hotel situated in a picturesque small “town” of Cavtat. Located 19km southeast from Dubrovnik. Enabling you to have a dream wedding in a secluded place; rush-free, quiet, overlooking the sea and the whole Cavtat bay area. The hotel itself is situated on the top of the steep rocks surrounded by the pine trees. The birds chirping will probably be the first thing you hear in the morning; along with the sound of waves. Venues provided by hotel Croatia can serve for both your wedding ceremony and reception.
Lafodia four-star hotel is located on Lopud, one of the three Elaphite islands approx. 30-60 minutes boat ride from Port Gruž in Dubrovnik. Carved into a cliff, with its unique architecture it may remind you of a ship. As you may know the island life differs from an urban city life in many ways. What may (or may not) surprise you is that no cars are allowed on the island; which makes it a perfect peaceful getaway from “the ordinary life”. While on Lopud, you will be able to experience the gastronomic offer made with local, fresh, organic ingredients. Throughout the island you may notice various shades of bougainvillea flowers rising next to the stone houses on the alleyways. Lafodia hotel can be a perfect wedding day venue and a chance to live in a fantasy.
Hotel Lapad is located in Lapad peninsula, overlooking the Gruž bay, the port and the bridge. With its interesting architecture and Victorian façade will most definitely catch your eye even if you are just passing by. This elegant looking building has an original staircase and is surrounded by gardens full of Mediterranean vegetation. The hotel combines exceptional modern offer with traditional looking interior and exterior making it a venue worth remembering.
A stone complex located outside of the city walls, just a couple of meters away from Ploče gate. During the times of Dubrovnik Republic this complex was used for quarantining purposes. Due to Dubrovnik’s rich history, culture and strong trade connections this complex was a guarantee that people entering the town wouldn’t represent a threat for an epidemic outbreak. Dubrovnik, being a very important port on the Mediterranean had to ensure that people entering the town spend 40 days in this complex first. Today, location with such significance is used for variety of purposes including your wedding day ceremony and reception. Getting married in a venue with such historical importance to the city of Dubrovnik will hopefully ignite a feeling of attachment that you will carry with you forever.
It was built by the end of 16th century. Lovrijenac fort is the only fort that is not physically attached to the city walls. It is positioned strategically in order to guard the western part of the town and the entrance of the Pile gate. You can reach it by 200 stairs going from small harbor in Pile area. Above the entrance door there’s a sentence in Latin “NON BENE PRO TOTO LIBERTAS VENDITUR AURO (Freedom is not sold for all the gold of the world). It is triangular shaped, three-story building containing three terraces enabling most incredible views. A memorable wedding experience is guaranteed.
The palace was built in the 16th century in Gothic-Renaissance style, Sponza Palace is one of the most amazing buildings located inside of the city walls. It served as Republic’s custom house and a place where people came to discuss art, literature and science. Hence, Sponza was a most vivid place of the town. Nowadays, Sponza houses some of the most precious collections of Dubrovnik’s historical documents. The incredible architecture and details just on the columns and arches in front will leave you breathless as soon as you notice it even from afar. But once you enter the atrium amazement doesn’t stop. Sponza will bring you back in time, still in its original form, making the venue very romantic and intimate perfect for your special day.
Hotel Palace is a five-star hotel located in Lapad peninsula not more than 10 minutes driving distance from Dubrovnik city center. It is situated beautifully secluded amongst pine trees and oriented entirely towards the open sea; enabling you to enjoy the horizon and the colorful sunset pallet that it brings each time differently.
This stone circular viewpoint is located in Lapad peninsula couple of minutes away walking distance from hotel Palace. Located on the top of a steep rock, in the middle of a forest of pine trees, small narrow path will lead you to it. The views from there will leave you speechless. It is very secluded, peaceful and romantic; will most definitely make you feel like you are in a fairytale. Even though the place is known by many residents it is still a mystery for visitors even for those staying at the hotel nearby. The combination of three; the pine trees, stone and sea, makes it a verry Mediterranean spot for a wedding ceremony. Be assured that the only thing you will hear are the birds and the sound of waves. Sounds like a perfect fit for a private ceremony.
Away from the city but surprisingly close, Villa Franica is a renovated three level luxury villa located on the brink of Lapad peninsula right above the beautiful peddle beach. It has five spacious bedrooms and a wine cellar which will surely make every wine enthusiast very satisfied. Encircled by different tall palm trees and dark green pine trees making it a perfect secluded place. Its 600sqm of gardens and terraces space, when decorated, will transform into a beautiful wedding reception venue. The pool just contributing to the overall experience can serve as an additional representation of light when the sun falls down.