The old town of Cavtat, in the very centre of the South Adriatic,
is situated at the south slopes of the peninsula of Rat, in
the immediate vicinity of Dubrovnik. Known as Epidaurum in
ancient times, it is today the tourist and cultural centre
of Konavle, the southernmost region of Croatia. The town of
beautiful beaches and luxury hotels together with a traditional
way of life and preserved customs waits for you.
Cavtat was not only inspiration for ancient peoples who contributed
to its spiritual strength but also for modern painters as
Vlaho Bukovac who derived his creative energy from its sources.
Cavtat's 7 kilometres long walking paths extend through the
dense pine wood and enable you the unforgettable moments of
rest and recreation.
For centuries Cavtat was connected to Dubrovnik by administration,
trade and the freedom - loving spirit ofthe Dubrovnik Republic.
It was a port where people from Konavle had theiradministrative
and juridical control, where they traded, and where the masterminds
like Baltazar Bogišić, Vlaho Bukovac, and Frano Supilo were