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Cavtat is a small but picturesque town situated in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county of Croatia. It lies on the Adriatic coast which is just over nine miles from Dubrovnik. The town colonists of stunning clear beaches and modern hotels which many tourists love. Being located in the South of Dubrovnik, the town is made extremely welcoming, cultural and full of ancient remains.

Eating out in Cavtat is relatively cheap considering the rich and high quality food they love to serve. In Cavtat you will find typical Croatian dishes which many take influences from Austria, Hungary and other European countries. To spice up dishes, lots of garlic and paprika are used to infuse their traditional cuisine. Although traditional meals are made up of simple ingredients like meats, fish, dairy products and vegetables, the way in which they are cooked, often grilling and stewing the meat allows it to be healthy and flavoursome. When dining out in Cavtat it is easy to find individual and romantic restaurants serving up pizza and pasta dishes as well as cheap house wines and beers.

Matching the quiet pace of life that Cavtat has to offer, its activities are relatively laid back, too. Being extremely picturesque, you can't help to choose not to go walking in this town. Walkways look as though they have being designed for those who are ready to explore the this peaceful and pretty town. Due to having such a long history, Cavtat holds the 'Price's Palace '. This 16th century palace is situated on the Cavtat broad walk and was once home to a prince. It is now an art gallery holding exhibits of the Baltazar Bogisic Foundation, who was a writer of the 19th century. As Cavtat is perfect who love breaks away involving exploring as well as relaxing, then why not visit the arty house of Vlaho Bukovac? An art exhibition showing the famous Croatian's artists paintings?

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Key Facts

  • Language: Croatian
  • Currency: Croatian Kuna
  • Time Difference from UK: 1
  • Flight time: London: 2 hours
  • When to go: April to September