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Find Sun and Sand in Rovinj on the Istrian Peninsula

Rovinj is located on the coast of Croatia's Istrian Peninsula and enjoys a growing tourism industry that provides a portion of the country's GDP and employment opportunities. In Rovinj you can find scenic beauty on the seashore, a city park, or the fjord. Many people are attracted to the area because of its many beaches, churches, and festivals. Other Europeans are the most frequent visitors to Rovinj, but Westerners are slowly making their way to this tiny focal point of lavish seaside landscapes and compelling culture.

Officially, Rovinj recognizes two languages: Italian and Croatian. Italy has heavily influenced the city with Roman structures and architecture. In the city, you can visit sites such as the Balbi Arch, the Sv. Euphemia Cathedral, Grisia, and the harbor. The Balbi Arch was the historical entrance to the city, and Grisia is a street mostly occupied by aspiring artists. The Roving Heritage Museum is also worth a visit. The museum is normally open throughout the week and is nestled inside a Baroque Palace.


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Sightseeing Of Rovinj

Rovinj is a city that is great for outdoor activities like walking, climbing, cycling, rock climbing, swimming, surfing, and boating. For a more full experience in the city, try a combination of as many activities as you can so that you can become acquainted with everything the city has to offer. In addition, you can take a ferry ride to Venice in little over two hours if you want to hop on over to Italy and experience the charismatic ambiance and rich culture in northern Italy.

You can travel to some of the amazing restaurants in the area like Cantinon and Giannino, but it is important to note that in Rovinj, you should carry cash at all times because many places do not accept cards. If they do, you may find that the machines are temporarily out of order so it is best to always be prepared by ensuring that you have enough cash on hand to pay for anything you might need on your trip.

Whether you want to spend a day at the park or relax sunning yourself with your toes in the sand, you can find it all at Rovinj in Croatia. To find the best accommodations, you can check into the villas near the beach for the perfect holiday getaway. You can also find more information on restaurants, local culture, and points of interest by watching a video travel guide or acquiring a travel book on Rovinj.