Mlini (town near Dubrovnik)

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Between the ancient city of Dubrovnik and the charming small town of Cavtat, Mlini developed into a tranquil coastal town on the Croatian Adriatic coast. With its harmonious blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage and coastal charm, Mlini offers a fascinating destination.

The thoroughfare from Dubrovnik to Cavtat passes through Mlini about 1-2 km from the beach and center. Several cul-de-sacs lead to the center by the sea. On the thoroughfare in Mlini there is a shopping center with, among other things, a very large supermarket from the Konzum chain. Most of Mlini’s hotels are close to the waterfront and city center. You can also find many shops and restaurants here. The prices in Mlini are slightly above average for Croatia due to the close and expensive Dubrovnik.

Natural splendor

The untouched coastline in the long bay of Mlini, where rugged cliffs meet the blue waters of the Adriatic, fascinates visitors to the town. The city has numerous secluded coves and pebble beaches where you can relax under the Mediterranean sun or enjoy water sports activities such as swimming, snorkeling and kayaking. Surrounded by lush vegetation and fragrant pine forests, Mlini offers a tranquil retreat in nature.

Tours from Dubrovnik: There are a large number of day trips by bus, boat, kayak… City tours etc.: All can be booked on the well-known German ticket website Getyourguide.

History and cultural heritage

Mlini is rich in history and has a rich cultural heritage that dates back centuries. Explore the ruins of the old mills. which once powered the city’s flour production and gave Mlini its name. Stroll the streets lined with traditional stone houses decorated with colorful flowers and visit the historic Church of St. Hilarius. Artifacts and exhibitions at the local cultural center provide insight into the city’s fascinating history and traditions.

Beach charm

Mlini’s picturesque coastal promenade offers panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea and the surrounding islands. Admire traditional fishing boats moving gently in the harbor and watch local fishermen transport their daily catch. There are a few cafes and fish restaurants on the promenade selling freshly caught seafood and local specialties for authentic Croatian cuisine.

Outdoor adventures

In addition to its coastal charm, Mlini offers opportunities for outdoor adventure and exploration. Walk along the beautiful coastal path that winds through lush landscapes and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and sea. Trips to nearby islands like Lokrum and Elafiti Island offer opportunities for island hopping and discovering secluded beaches and hidden caves.

Practical information

Mlini is just 11 km south of Dubrovnik and is easily accessible by car, bus and boat. The city bus number 10 connects Dubrovnik with Mlini and on to Cavtat approximately every 30 minutes during the day. Mlini offers accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, from charming guesthouses and family-run apartments to luxury hotels and resorts. In Mlini, as in the entire Dubrovnik region, English is widely spoken, so travelers can easily communicate with the locals in this language and explore the city.

Whether you are looking for relaxation, adventure or a cultural experience, Mlini offers you an unforgettable experience on the sunny shores of Croatia’s southern Adriatic coast.

Anyone who goes on vacation in Mlini has the opportunity to go on many excursions, not just to Dubrovnik and Cavtat. For example, the borders with neighboring countries Bosnia and Montenegro (very interesting) are only 5 km and 25 km from Mlini, respectively. Dubrovnik Airport is only 10 km from Mlini.

The town of Kupari is also nearby

 

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