Cavtat, the ancient Epidaurum, and the forerunner of Dubrovnik, is a small medieval town built on the southern slopes of the peninsula of Rat in accordance with urban development plan.
Places like Cavtat offering so much to the visitors are quite rare.
lts scenery, the rich cultural and historical heritage along with the range of services offered to tourists meet the demands of the present day tourists, thus making it one of the most attractive destinations on the Adriatic coast.
Cavtat is located between the magic city of Dubrovnik on one side and beautiful Konavle on the other.
There one can still feel the spirit of the past time and experience the centuries old tradition of our ancestors.
It is an ideal holiday resort.
Each visitor can discover his own wishes, enjoy the hidden coves at peace, long walks at the seaside or spend active holidays going in for recreational sports and entertaining cultural programmes.
Cavtat offers accommodation in the quality hotels, in the family apartment houses or bed & breakfast places.
lts numerous restaurants serve a gastronomic selection of local and traditional cuisine.
Apart from sporting and recreational activities for an active holiday such as tennis, fitness, scubadiving school, aquatic sports, mountain pathways and 5 km long walkways along the sea, Cavtat offers a variety of excursion programmes revealing centuries-old, harmonious lifestyle traditions of people of Konavle and awakening the very adventurous spirit you ask for.
Along with the rich cultural heritage which should be by all means seen (the Bukovac art gallery, the Bogisié’s collection, and the Racié mousoleum by Ivan Mestrovié), there are many cultural and entertainment programmes held all the year round.
Cavtat is one of the best known Croatian carnival venues, especially during the manifestations “The Cavtat summer“.
During the summer and the winter carnival it offers its frolicsome soul worth experiencing.