If you are planning vacation in the vicinity of Dubrovnik and you want to get away from large crowds, the town of Cavtat is the right place for you. It is located 18 km South of Dubrovnik, and 5 km from the Dubrovnik airport Ćilipi. Cavtat an ancient city, has about 2000 inhabitants. Characterized by numerous tourist attractions, such as the remains of ancient buildings, country houses, Renaissance palaces, houses of the famous Croatian painter Vlaho Bukovac featuring a collection of his artwork and paintings, the Rector's Palace, the Baroque church of St. Nicholas, a Franciscan monastery, Račić Mausoleum - the work of the renowned Croatian artist Ivan Mestrovic, the cave Šipun ... Cavtat is also attractive because of the Mediterranean vegetation and a seven kilometers long sea promenade. If you go to the promenade, you will pass beautiful beaches and small roads that invite you to explore them, some of them taking you to the legendary cave Šipun.
Given its prime location near the city of Dubrovnik and airport Ćilipi, has excellent transport connections. You can get to Cavtat from Dubrovnik by taking the regular bus line no. 10 from Gruž, the ride taking some 30 minutes. The bus line schedule of can be found on Libertas web site. The bus station in Cavtat is located in the center, where everything is accessible. Just a few steps away from Riva - a favorite starting point for a walk, with numerous cafes, restaurants and benches where you can sit and enjoy a unique view of the open sea, yachts and sailboats from around the world. No wonder that this spot is everyone’s favorite place for relaxation and enjoyment.
You can reach Cavtat from Dubrovnik by sea, a boat line departing from the Dubrovnik Old Port.
Beautiful villas and high class hotels such as Hotel Croatia, Hotel Iberostar Albatros, Hotel Villa Patiera ... and excellent private accommodation units, make Cavtat one of the most desirable and most visited towns on the Dubrovnik Riviera.