The Largest baroque building in Istria, the Tower
of St. Euphemia, is also the highest point in Rovinj, offering an
enchanting view of the town and the archipelago that surrounds it.
The Church tower is a replica of the bell tower of St. Mark’s
Basilica in Venice, with a bronze statue of Saint Euphemia on it's
spire. The statue spins around to show the direction of the wind with
her right hand.
In a leisurely half-hour stroll you can see three
of the most famous Rovinj streets, starting with the Carrera Street,
full of galleries and small shops, passing to the Bregovita Street,
considered the most beautiful one, and reaching the must-see Grisia
Street, renowned for the traditional painting exhibitions organized
The Protected Golden Cape Park Forest is a
must-visit cycling, hiking and walking destination known for it's
Himalayan Cedars, alleys of exotic cypresses and Mediterranean
Rovinj honors it's long fishing tradition in a
museum dedicated to a small wooden flatboat – batana. There you can
see a 15-minute film about the crafting of this specific flatboat
accompanied with the sounds of bitinada (a traditional Rovinj a
Located 5 kilometers east of Rovinj, the ancient
village of Monkodonjo dates back to the Bronze Age. Exceptionally
preserved, encircled by walls in the length of over 1 km, it is
composed of three parts: the central barrow, the crafts district and
the living quarters. It is estimated that over one thousand
inhabitants lived in the village.
Located only 10 km from Rovinj, this wetland area
is famous for its richness of bird species. Palud is the only
protected ornithological reserve in Istria and its biodiversity is
due to the fusion of the wetland and the sea.
Offering a unique oeno-centric gastronomic
experience that combines French cuisine with a rich wine list that
includes of more than 550 different labels from Croatia and around
the world, this gourmet restaurant located in the 5-star boutique
hotel of Monte Mulini is a foodie temple of Istria.
Austrian-Hungarian passenger ship Baron Gautsch,
which sunk in 1914, still exudes the magical aura of La Belle Epoque,
mostly because of it's magnificently preserved wreck lying at the
depth of 40 meters off the coast of Rovinj.
The indented coast of the Rovinj area with its
numerous bays, islets and cliffs is a habitat to many species of fish
and a place of primordial enjoyment for fans of sport fishing.
Don’t miss out on one of the most beautiful
beaches in Istria. Explore the Island of St. Andrew (Red Island),
it's trim trails and walkways, maintained gardens with around 120
plant species and an old castle housing the Count Huetterot Mini
Museum, energy fields, a viewing spot, and a mausoleum on the island
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