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Cavtat

Cavtat, Croatia

Cavtat on Rat peninsula and Hotel Croatia of the Adriatic Luxury Hotels group on Sustjepan peninsula. Source: marinas.com

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Cavtat is a town with approximately 2000 inhabitants, located 18 kilometers south of Dubrovnik. It is situated on Rat peninsula, and Sustjepan peninsula additionally protects Cavtat coves that are full of boats in the summer. Cavtat was founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BC as Epidaurus colony. Illyrians who lived in the neighboring area called it Zaptal, which some consider to be the root of its current name. Romans occupied Epidaurus in 228 BC and named it Epidaurum. Slavs and Avars have completely destroyed it in the 7th century, and refugees from Cavtat fled to the nearby island of
Cavtat, Croatia

Cavtat waterfront ends with the Franciscan Monastery, Church of Our Lady of Snow and the beach. Source: dubrovnik-online.net

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Laus where they founded the settlement that later evolved into Dubrovnik. Cavtat was occasionally also called Civita Vecchia, and in Latin Civitas Vecus means old city. Today, Cavtat is a popular tourist destination with many hotels (Croatia, Supetar, Albatros, Epidaurus, Cavtat), restaurants (Rokotin, Galija, Leut, etc.) and private apartments. In Cavtat, apartments can be found in old stone houses and modern villas surrounded by pine trees. While staying in Cavtat, one should visit Knezev dvor with the collection of Baltazar Bogisic (world-renowned ethnographer), Racic Family Mausoleum
Cavtat, Croatia

Save for sun, sea and apartments, Cavtat area also offers horse riding and ATV/Quad safari. Source: kojankoral.hr

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(work of Ivan Mestrovic with an amazing view of Cavtat at St. Roko Cemetery,) and the birthplace and atelier of Vlaho Bukovac (famous portrait painter). Every summer Cavtat holds the famous music event, Epidaurus Festival. Cultural heritage enthusiasts will find Cilipi Folklore Festival interesting. It is held in the neighboring Cilipi, at St. Nicholas Square, every Sunday from April to October. Kojan Koral Ranch in the nearby village of Popovici offers half-day riding excursions to attractive Konavle area, as well as ATV safari which enables visitors to explore Konavle with an experienced tour guide on ATV/Quad vehicles. Private accommodation and apartments in Cavtat are also favorable for their closeness to the surrounding destinations such as Korcula, Mljet, Mostar, Elafiti, Peljesac, Ston, etc.

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Other destinations of Dubrovnik-Neretva County: Blace | Blato/Korcula | Drace/Peljesac | Dubrovnik | Island of Kolocep | Island of Korcula | Island of Lastovo | Island of Mljet/Mljet NP | Island of Sipan | Klek | Komarna | Lumbarda/Korcula | Mlini | Molunat | Orasac | Orebic/Peljesac | Peljesac peninsula | Plat | Ploce | Prizba/Korcula | Slano | Ston/Peljesac | Trpanj/Peljesac | Vela Luka/Korcula | Zaton/Dubrovnik