|Elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|Area code(s)||+385 20|
Cavtat (Croatian pronunciation: [t?stat], Italian: Ragusa Vecchia, lit. 'Old Ragusa') is a village in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia. It is on the Adriatic Sea coast 15 kilometres (9 miles) south of Dubrovnik and is the centre of the Konavle municipality.
The original city was founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BC under the name of Epidaurus (or Epidauros, Greek: ). The surrounding area was inhabited by the Illyrians, who called the city Zaptal.
The town changed its name to Epidaurum when it came under Roman rule in 228 BC. Justinian I the Emperor of the Byzantine Empire sent his fleet to Cavtat during the Gothic War (535-554) and occupied the town.
Today, Cavtat is a popular tourist destination with many hotels and private households that rent rooms and apartments. The seafront is filled with shops and restaurants. There are several beaches in Cavtat and its surroundings, among them Pasja?a, as well as Klju?ice, Obod, Rat and ?al. A ferry boat connects the town to neighbouring Mlini and Dubrovnik. There are often many private luxury ships and yachts along the strand.
In year 2004 Cavtat got the title European Competition for Towns and Villages in Blooms, especially for the well-tended green areas and flower arrangements on the beach promenade.
The Epidaurus Festival of Music has been held annually in Cavtat since 2007.
Cavtat is twinned with: