A story about how we lived and survived under siege and heavy bombing from the air, sea and land. Walk through the darkest times of Dubrovnik's history. To see how the town suffered and raised up again to be a Perl of Adriatic as it was known for ages. The story how Croatia was born as a country and how small number of brave defenders defended the town from much bigger army force.
Nikola has been a full-time tour guide since 2006, straight out of school and college. Sports - particularly basketball - are a big part of his life. He enjoys playing a good game of water polo, one of Dubrovnik’s popular sports. His tours offer interesting tidbits and fun stories that amuse travelers. “We may say that Dubrovnik invented the word Quarantine, as this was the first town where someone had to wait for 40 days (Quaranta in Italian is 40) in a designated area before they were allowed to enter!” he says. Living in both a very touristic country and a famous sports country means he has the best of both worlds! He's truly a 'people person.’ He enjoys interacting with people from different parts of the world every day and traveling for business. Introducing you to some delicious food and drinks, and seeing the smile on your face at the end of the tour is something he’s looking forward to!
Nikola has been guiding since Apr 2006
Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Dubrovnik with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.
The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Dubrovnik. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!
While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.
We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.
The majority of your tip goes directly to support the guide’s hard work, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.
Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.
For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.
05 May 2021
An insightful tour packed with knowledge and emotion. Great use of contemporary photos and maps to help with the understanding of the conflict. Thank you Nikola, a brilliant guide as always.
04 May 2021
Thank you so much for educating us on a difficult subject.
04 May 2021
I visited Dubrovnik in 2017 during our cruise. While Nikola has shown us some familiar places but he has provided insights and personal experience of what happened during the war in 1991. It is hard to fathom the pain the suffering that the residents have gone through. Just pray the beauty of the city be restored and maintained! Lest we Forget!
03 May 2021
Excellent very informative tour
03 May 2021
I never knew about this war because I was just six in 1991 so I learned a lot on this tour. The maps and photos were really great to help explain things.