Port of Rovinj

About Rovinj, Guide and Tourist Attractions
(Rovinj, Istria, Croatia)

Rovinj is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Adriatic coast. It is a lively town boasting many restaurants and cafés as well as galleries and museums.

Tourism to the town has significantly increased and the town has become one of the most sophisticated seaside resorts boasting excellent tourist facilities. Compared with other well-known seaside resorts, holidays in Rovinj are less expensive.

What to do in Rovinj

The cathedral of St Euphemia was built in 1736 and is 60 metres high. It is Rovinj's principal attraction. It is well worth a visit, as are the town's local museum and the Rovinj Aquarium. Other remarkable buildings are the St. Thomas Church and the Church of the Holy Trinity. The fountain on the main square of town is beautifully decorated and it is a great spot to absorb the ambience of the old town. The harbour of the town should not be missed, as it is a picturesque place with nice views of fishermen practising their profession. You will be reaching for your camera endlessly. Additionally there are numerous restaurants serving delicious Croatian specialities and international dishes. For those who might get thirsty after strolling around, there are several of cosy cafés in this charming town. In establishments near the harbour it is possible to eat breakfast while watching the fishermen come in.

Tourist Attractions

The picturesque town has beautiful narrow, cobbled streets and a stunning central promenade. The port is busy and in the morning you can watch the fishermen come in with their catch of fresh fish. The in 1736 built cathedral of St Euphemia is 60 metres high. From the top of the building you'll have a breathtaking view over Rovinj and the Adriatic Sea. The cathedral is without a doubt the town's main attraction.

Another fascinating attraction is the town and its surroundings natural beauty. The Limska Draga fjord is a karstic canyon, which was flooded. The site has been declared 'An area of outstanding natural beauty' and 'A special maritime reserve'. It is definitely one of the most stunning fjords on the coast of the Adriatic.

The Forest Park boasts about 2, 000 of domesticated and indigenous plants including Alpine pines, the groves of holm oaks, cedars and about 10 varieties of cypresses. All these plants contributed to the distinctive Mediterranean ambience of the forest.

Rovinj Port

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