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Cavtat.

Lovely town on the Adriatic Sea.

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Detail from Cavtat Cemetery.

Cavtat.

A Day Trip to Cavtat.

During our stay in Dubrovnik we also decided to do a day trip to Cavtat. Cavtat is a beautiful resort area close to Dubrovnik. To get to Cavtat from Dubrovnik we took the number 10 bus from Gruz Bus Station. It cost 20 kunas; buy your ticket from the driver, no need to stamp it on the bus. Cavtat has two lovely churches, several beaches and other lovely places to swim, lots of restaurants, an information centre and a scenic cemetery with a view.

The journey to Cavtat from Dubrovnik is very pretty with great views over Dubrovnik Old Town and wonderful views over the coastline. Cavtat is a pretty and relaxing place to pass a few hours.

Beaches.

The sea in Cavtat is clean and clear to swim in. There are many places to swim. You can swim from a concrete slab beach where you can hire a lounger and umbrella or just off the rocky edge. The water is beautiful. Getting in involves clambering over stones and avoiding sea urchins. Sea urchins are not too hard to avoid as the water is so clear you can easily spot them.

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Beaches.

Cavtat: Cemetery. Cemetery And Mausoleum Of The Racic Family.

I followed signs for the mausoleum of the Racic family and ended up in a beautiful hilltop cemetery with spectacular views. The Racic family seem to have been a family of ship builders. That is as much as I could find out about them. A visit here for the views alone is well worth it.

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Cavtat Cemetery.

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Cavtat Cemetery.

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Cavtat Cemetery.

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Cavtat Cemetery.

Battazar Baldo Bogisic (1834 -1908).

As we wandered around Cavtat we encountered a statue of Baltazar Baldo Bogišic (1834 - 1908) and later in the scenic hilltop cemetery we found his grave. Baltazar Baldo Bogišic was a scientist and a member of many intellectual societies.He was born in Cavtat on December 7th 1834.

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Battazar Baldo Bogisic .

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Battazar Baldo Bogisic .

Churches.

In Cavtat we visited a couple of lovely churches. Some are located on the waterfront, others in the centre of Cavtat. Croatia is a Catholic country and has many lovely places of worship. We love to look inside religious buildings when we get the chance.

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Churches.

Enjoy The Scenery.

Cavtat is a really beautiful village with spectacular coastal scenery. It is a pleasant place to visit and very easy to reach by bus from Dubrovnik. There are plenty of places to go for a swim in clear, blue waters here, too.

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Enjoy The Scenery.

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Enjoy The Scenery.

Posted by irenevt 07:18 Archived in Croatia

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