Hotel "Croatia" , Cavtat
The Conference will take place at the luxurious five star hotel
"Croatia" in Cavtat, Croatia, only 10 minutes (6 km) from
Dubrovnik International Airport. The hotel, located on a peninsula
surrounded by the crystal clear Adriatic Sea offers a picturesque
view of the city of Cavtat.
Cavtat, ancient Greek Epidaurum, is a small city near Dubrovnik
at the southern part of the Adriatic Sea. Besides its natural beauty
full of sun and with unique golden sunsets, Cavtat also has a rich
and interesting past. According to legends and chronicles, refugees
from Epidaurum, escaping invasion of Slavs and Avars, established
Dubrovnik. During the 15th century Cavtat became a part of the Republic
of Dubrovnik. The city boasts remains of various cultures: Rector's
Palace, Bogisic's scientific collection, Vlaho Bukovac Art Gallery,
Racic Mausoleum designed by the famous Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic,
Sipun cave, etc. Today, Cavtat is a very attractive mixture of old
and new architecture, and lush Mediterranean vegetation.
The city of Dubrovnik, cut in stone below the hill of Srdj, washed
by the sea and surrounded by colorful Mediterranean gardens has
always been the symbol of the pure beauty of nature combined with
human creativity, love of freedom and sense of modesty. Once a powerful
tiny state, the beauty of which has always been the challenge and
inspiration of artists as well as destination of numerous native
and foreign visitors, a Gothic - Renaissance - Baroque city of Dubrovnik
is today one of the most significant Croatian and also European
The Republic of Croatia is a Central European, Adriatic-Mediterranean,
Panonian and Danube-basin country. The capital of our beautiful
homeland is the 900 years old city of Zagreb.
The geographic shape of today's Croatia is the shape of an extended
horse shoe formed by elongated Adriatic and Pannonian strips.
The Croatian Adriatic sea is one of the most beautiful seas in
the world. Adriatic coast - called the coast of one thousand islands.