Attractions

Museum in Cavtat

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 devoted to his work. The early-19th-century architecture prov…
Church in Cavtat

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 the sanctuary. Cavtat landmarks feature prominently in much …
Monument in Cavtat

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 angelic faces gaze down on stylised saints. It's located in the tow…
Monastery in Cavtat

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 canvas depicting the Madonna and Child gazing at Cavtat at dusk…
Museum in Cavtat

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 archaeological collection including Roman inscriptions and amphorae. Ho…