Cavtat and what do you need to know
Cavtat is small place by the sea, situated 18 km south from Dubrovnik. This is town of beautiful palaces, summer houses and apartments, mild climate, rich vegetation, gorgeous bays, the town of beautiful beaches (stony, rocky, concrete and sandy beaches)… Spending your holidays in Cavtat is great choice if you are looking for quiet oasis by the sea… You can enjoy walking, relaxing and enjoying your holidays in peace… special touch to the whole place gives a traditional life and preserved customs… Cavtat has 7 km long promenades through dense pine forest which will give you unforgettable moments of relaxation. Cavtat is a town that lives for tourism; therefore families as well as young people will find something for themselves here.
Is there good bus connection with Dubrovnik?
Cavtat is situated 18 km from Dubrovnik. Every hour there is bus from Cavtat to Dubrovnik and also from Dubrovnik to Cavtat. It is bus number 10 and ticket price is about 2 euro. From Cavtat to Dubrovnik you can also go by boat which drives several times a day. This great connection is also the reason why Cavtat is so popular and gladly visited. Also, Cavtat is situated just 5 km from Dubrovnik airport. Place Mlini is situated some 10 km from Cavtat and you need to pass Mlini when you go from to Cavtat to Dubrovnik. There are many boats which drive every day from Cavtat to nearby islands as Kolocep, Lopud, Sipan, Mljet, Lokrum, Supetar… There is also boat excursion from Cavtat to Montenegro.
How big is Cavtat?
There are more then 2 000 inhabitants and this number increases with tourists during the summer. There are around 10 restaurants, many bars, 3-4 markets, open market with fresh vegetables, post office, bank, tourist board, fitness centre, tennis courts, diving school, water sports and many other activities s Cavtat can offer. It is favorable destination for families with children since it is offering nice beaches adapted for kids and it is very quiet and nice for kids there.
What Cavtat can offer?
Great geographical position:
only 18 km far from Dubrovnik
only 12 km far from Mlini
only 5 km far from Dubrovnik airport
only half an hour driving to Montenegro
close to many small beautiful islands
Is there any cultural heritage?
Mausoleum of the Racic family which holds many symbolisms of life, death and birth, as well as the three main stages of human destiny. It is a unique beauty that seems to sail above the sunny sea and pine, cypress and palm lines, like a white swan of eternity.
The birth House of Vlaho Bukovac, one of the most famous Croatian painters and the forefather of the Croatian modern painting. You can enjoy in beautiful architecture, garden space and the location in the very heart of the town.
Baltazar Bogisic Collection - Baltazar Bogisic was a jurist and a scientist of a European fame. In the Collection are deposited more than 35.000 different items.
St. Nicola's Church Picture Gallery This valuable collection of paintings, sculptures and church liturgical pottery
In Cavtat you will also find well preserved Roman statues, such as the remnants of a theatre, old city walls, aqueduct, and a number of old palaces…
7 km long promenades through dense pine forest
numerous beaches and hidden bays
diving school, windsurfing, sailing
tennis courts, fitness centre
2670 sunny hours per year
daily trips to other islands
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