Cavtat , The Epidaurus of ancient Greek days, is situated in the immediate vicinity of Dubrovnik, on a small picturesque peninsula overgrown with Mediterranean vegetation. Few places offer such a harmony of lush Mediterranean growth, emerald sea, and old and new architecture. Cavtat cherishes a rich cultural and historical tradition: the rector's Palace the Baroque church of Sv. Nikola, the franciscan monastery Bogisic's scientific collection the Vlaho Bukovac Art Gallery, the Racic Mausoleum by Ivan Meštrović, archeological sites of the preslav period town walls the Sipun cave;etc. Beautiful seafront promenades through a 7 km pine forest, several bathing establishment and sandy beaches, renowend hotels and other amenities made Cavtat one of the most atractive resorts on the Adriatic Riviera.