Dubrovnik, Croatia

Lokrum Island

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A small island only 600 meters from Dubrovnik, Lokrum is a sea of green and great for running. Reachable via 15 minute ferry ride, there are 6-7 km of paths, most with great views of the city and the sea. A highlight is the “Celestial Way’ path, a hill leading to Fort Royal, the highest point of the island. Other spots worth seeing are the Botanical Garden, the Dead Sea, Church, and monastery complex.

Fort Royal

We’ve mapped a 4.6 km (2.8 mile) loop of the island, although it’s possible to add another 1-2 km without re-doing the paths. A fun way to explore the island would be a ‘runseeing’ tour of the Lokrum’s highlights, using the accompanying map.

  • Island tour: 4.6 km (2.8 miles)
  • 277 feet
  • Ferry terminal
  • Old Port ferry terminal in Dubrovnik. Ferry service is frequent, inexpensive, and takes 15 min.