Scenic walk in Lapad

Setnica Walking Trail, Lapad, Dubrovnik | Karoliina Kazi

I love a good walk along the coastline, and in Dubrovnik, we found one in the Lapad Peninsula. The Setnica walking trail takes you from Lapad Beach promenade all the way to the end of the peninsula where you can witness the most serene view of the islands in the Dubrovnik archipelago, the Elaphite islands.

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Rocky bays nestle beneath the trail, and in many places, there are staircases that take you down to the shimmering Adriatic Sea. The trail is partly shaded by pine trees offering a relief from the gloriously hot sunshine. You can see lizards wiggling along the stone walls, cats snoozing in the breeze and all you hear is the sea gushing against the rock walls.

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The walking trail is rather short, probably less than 2km each way and an ideal place to visit to get a different view of Dubrovnik.

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3 Comments

  1. 29th June 2016 / 7:31 pm

    Your photographs are always so beautifully composed and atmospheric. Are the cats friendly? Were those oranges as big as grapefruits? Were the walking trails added in more modern times to accommodate tourists?

    • KAROLIINA KAZI
      Author
      30th June 2016 / 9:06 am

      Hi Sue – thank you! The cats are lovely – some friendlier than others, but most of them enjoy having a little chat 🙂 That’s a good question about the walking trails. Im pretty sure the paved paths have been added there in modern times, but who knows, there might have been a rocky path there leading up to some homes long time ago already. Oranges – no, not as big as grapefruits 🙂 The fruit tree you see the most is figs, but they were not in season yet (will be in August) and I read somewhere that one of the fig species grows in California as well. They are so delicious – do you like figs? Karoliina x

  2. 10th July 2016 / 7:30 am

    I think that walking is the best way to get to really know a place. We get to see so many distinctive things about it, especially in countries we aren’t too familiar with. Some amazing views along that fabulous walk!

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