25. Cavtat, Croatia
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Cavtat is the town you breeze through on your way to Dubrovnik. It’s quiet, beautiful, has lovely views and food so why not stay a while?
Cavtat is located just two miles west of the Dubrovnik airport and across the bay from the walled city of Dubrovnik itself. It’s pronounced “Savtat”.
How To Get Here
Though there is no service to Cavtat itself, check Eurail.com for train service throughout Croatia. Then you can take a bus to Cavtat.
The closest airport to Cavtat is the Dubrovnik International airport, which is only 10-15 minutes drive to Cavtat.
The following airlines has service to Dubrovnik (DBV):
AirBaltic (BT), Air Serbia (JU), Aegean Airlines (A3), Aer Lingus (EI), Austrian Airlines (OS), British Airways (BA), Alitalia (AZ), Brussels Airlines (SN), Condor (DE), Croatia Airlines (OU), Eastern Airways (T3), EasyJet Airlines, Finnair (AY), Flybe (BE), Germania (ST), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), Jet2.com (LS), Jetairfly (TB), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Luxair (LG), Monarch Airlines (ZB), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Smart Wings (QS), Sun Express Germany (XG), Transavia (HV), Turkish Airlines (TK), Volotea (V7) and Vueling (VY)
Eurolines has International bus service to Dubrovnik and the Dubrovnik Airport, then to get to Cavtat from Dubrovnik, take the Number 10 which departs from main bus station in Dubrovnik. Journey time is about 30 minutes.
If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
Where To Stay
There are a few hotels in Cavtat. I believe I stayed at one of the larger properties during my visit a few years ago.
==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
This is a fish town so you will get dishes of vegetables, fish and herbs.
==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.
What To Do
There are many things to do in Cavtat, many of which are water-related since you are right on the coast. There is a ferry service that runs to Dubrovnik, so you can pop over and enjoy the Walled city as well. You may also visit the cemetery where many of people who died in the war are buried.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.
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- Language: Croatian
- Currency: Croatian kuna (HRK)
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