Cavtat is the the most southern city of Croatia, situated only 15 km south of Dubrovnik. It's picturesque small town with sea-side promenade, ideal for relaxed holiday away from city crowds. It's very easy to travel from Dubrovnik to Cavtat or vice versa by local bus or a boat.
Besides Cavtat and Konavle region, there are a number of interesting places near Dubrovnik, ideal for making a day trip. We would recommend visiting the city of Ston and the rest of Peljesac peninsula, Korcula, Mljet, the Elaphites, Trsteno etc).
One of the best ways to explore Cavtat and Konavle is to take an organised tour from Dubrovnik. You can find a list of amazing day tours (including prices and reviews) here at GetYourGuide. It's so easy to use and book with!
We recommend this half-day tour from Dubrovnik, on which you will visit Cavtat and taste traditional Croatian food by the river Ljuta. Or join this organised tour from Dubrovnik and visit local vineyards, taste wines and next, explore Cavtat.
If staying in Cavtat, explore Konavle Valley on this off-road jeep safari tour from Cavtat (tasty lunch included).
Cavtat is easy to reach from Dubrovnik - local bus no.10 runs from Dubrovnik Main Bus Station approximately every hour to Cavtat. The bus ride takes around 30 minutes.
See the latest bus schedule HERE. Tickets can be bought from the driver on the bus.
You can also travel between Dubrovnik and Cavtat by boat which departs from Old Town Port every hour throughout the day. The sailing time is 1 hour (buy tickets in front of the boat).
Renting a car for a day to make a trip to Cavtat is a great idea. You'll find affordable car hire deals at DiscoverCars.
Cavtat is actually very close to Dubrovnik Airport (only 6km away), so it's very easy to reach Cavtat if you are taking a plane. For a quick and reliable car transfer from the airport to Cavtat, check here.