What to do:
Sightseeing of natural beauties, Sipun Cave, ruins of town fortification walls, Renaissance Rector’s Palace, Baroque parish church, Gothic-Renaissance Franciscan church, monastery with the collection of works by Baltazar Bogisic, including also many graphics by local and foreign artists, ethnographic artifacts and small archeological lapidaries, and the Vlaho Bukovac’s house.
We recommend a visit during cultural and entertainment events.
The best-known summer event Cavtat Summer takes place in July and August and includes men’s choir (klapa) evenings and water polo tournaments.
The best-known celebration is the Gospa od Snijega celebration on August 5. In January and February, carnival festivities and a small carnival fest take place.
Town and harbor on the southern part of Zupski Bay, located on the southern slopes of Rat Peninsula, 20 km southeast of Dubrovnik. Known in ancient time by the name of Epidaurum, it is nowadays a modern cultural and tourist center.
It has beautiful rocky, concrete and pebble beaches surrounded by pine trees, wonderful palaces, summer residences and luxurious hotels. The tourist offer includes accommodation in hotels, pensions and apartments.
The gastronomic offer is known for excellent traditional dishes. Sports and recreational offer includes tennis courts, gyms, trim trails, saunas and various water sports.
The town is known for water polo. The economy is based on tourism and, in the surroundings, on agriculture and fishing.
Diving enthusiasts looking for diving courses can visit the diving club Epidaurum.
The hotels Croatia and Iberostar Epidaurus have congress centers.
Highlights of the Place:
Cultural and historical sites, Cavtat Summer Carnival