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Top Choice European in Cavtat


Not just the best place on Cavtat's seafront strip, Bugenvila is one of the culinary trendsetters of the Dalmatian coast. Local ingredients are showcased in adventurous dishes served with artistic flourishes. Visit …
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 …
Bakery in Cavtat


Few local cafes sell food and even fewer bakeries have seats attached, making Peco a pleasant aberration. Peruse the cabinet then take a seat in the glassed-in terrace and order a sweet or savoury pastry to enjoy wi…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Cavtat


In Dubrovnik's dialect, škatulica means ‘small treasure box’. Living up to its name, this little shop serves the best of local knick-knacks in an atmospheric setting. Look for products made of Brač stone, artsy souv…
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…
Ice Cream in Cavtat

Kuća Sladoleda Rozata

Don't expect gimmicks at this 'house of ice cream', just delicious creamy gelato in a wide variety of flavours.
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…
Dalmatian in Cavtat


A favourite of visiting celebs and presidents, Leut turns on the charm with bunches of flowers and a display of fresh fish, which it sources directly from local fishing boats. While it's mainly known for its seafood…