Must-see attractions in Cavtat

  • The entrance to the house and museum of artist Vlaho Bukovac

    Bukovac House


    The house where Cavtat’s most famous son, the painter Vlaho Bukovac (1855–1922), was born and raised has been converted into an interesting little museum…

  • St. Nicholas church viewed from the seafront

    St Nicholas' Church


    Peek inside this 15th-century church to view its impressive wooden altars and the accomplished Bukovac paintings of the four evangelists on either side of…

  • View of the mausoleum

    Račić Family Mausoleum


    Built from 1920 to 1921, this octagonal white-stone tomb is the handiwork of preeminent Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović. Inside, a heavenly host of…

  • The main entrance to the Lady of Snow church

    Our-Lady-of-the-Snow Monastery


    The church attached to this Franciscan Monastery (founded in 1484) is worth a look for some notable early Renaissance paintings and a wonderful Bukovac…

  • The museum of Baltazar Bogisic sits next door to the church of St. Nicholas

    Baltazar Bogišić Collection


    The former Rector’s Palace houses the rich library belonging to 19th-century jurist and sociologist Baltazar Bogišić (1834–1908), as well as an…

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