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Cavtat

Cavtat is a charming and very picturesque resort lying in a horseshoe bay in the extreme south of Dalmatia. Barely 20 kilometers away lie both Dubrovnik in the west and the border with Montenegro in the east. The approximately 2000 inhabitants live mainly from tourism, which is why there are so many restaurants and cafés as well as a wide selection of apartments and holiday homes here. Cavtat lies close to the Dubrovnik airport , which is good for accessibility, and can also be reached very quickly from Germany by plane. Between Dubrovnik and Cavtat there are public buses running approximately every half an hour, so that visitors can take a trip to the southern Dalmatian capital.


Attractions in and Around Cavtat 

The town is idyllically situated within cypress trees and forests of aleppo pines on a peninsula protruding far out to sea. The roofs of Cavtat stick out far above the tree tops. Cavtat has an extensive beach promenade and several secluded pebble beaches. The beaches here are normally very shallow. Cavtat's special charm is due to the unique beauty of its surrounding landscape and historical architecture. The place exudes an inviting Mediterranean flair, exactly how guests would imagine their holidays in Croatia to be like. Cavtat has great gastronomic offers, most notably those specialties of Croatian kind, such as the  highly recommended wine from the Konavli region. The Greek origins of Cavtat and its Roman heritage can still be felt today in the romantic streets. The cultural treasures of Cavtat are from the 15th /16th Century, for example, the Franciscan monastery, the parish church of Sveti Nikola, and the Rector's Palace. Built in the Renaissance style, the Rector's Palace is located on the beach promenade and houses the town museum. On the highest point of the peninsula, you will find in the cemetery the impressive mausoleum of Cavtat, which was built in the 1920s by the ship-owning Racic family. The huge dome was designed and executed by

Cavtat is a charming and very picturesque resort lying in a horseshoe bay in the extreme south of Dalmatia. Barely 20 kilometers away lie both Dubrovnik in the west and the border with Montenegro in the east. The approximately 2000 inhabitants live mainly from tourism, which is why there are so many restaurants and cafés as well as a wide selection of apartments and holiday homes here. Cavtat lies close to the Dubrovnik airport , which is good for accessibility, and can also be reached very quickly from Germany by plane. Between Dubrovnik and Cavtat there are public buses running approximately every half an hour, so that visitors can take a trip to the southern Dalmatian capital.


Attractions in and Around Cavtat 

The town is idyllically situated within cypress trees and forests of aleppo pines on a peninsula protruding far out to sea. The roofs of Cavtat stick out far above the tree tops. Cavtat has an extensive beach promenade and several secluded pebble beaches. The beaches here are normally very shallow. Cavtat's special charm is due to the unique beauty of its surrounding landscape and historical architecture. The place exudes an inviting Mediterranean flair, exactly how guests would imagine their holidays in Croatia to be like. Cavtat has great gastronomic offers, most notably those specialties of Croatian kind, such as the  highly recommended wine from the Konavli region. The Greek origins of Cavtat and its Roman heritage can still be felt today in the romantic streets. The cultural treasures of Cavtat are from the 15th /16th Century, for example, the Franciscan monastery, the parish church of Sveti Nikola, and the Rector's Palace. Built in the Renaissance style, the Rector's Palace is located on the beach promenade and houses the town museum. On the highest point of the peninsula, you will find in the cemetery the impressive mausoleum of Cavtat, which was built in the 1920s by the ship-owning Racic family. The huge dome was designed and executed by the famous sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. The Mlijet National Park is a must destination for nature lovers and is suitable for a relaxing day trip. In the beautiful nature there are many opportunities for a stroll.

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