Rovinj was built on an island close to the coast, which was connected with the mainland in 1763 by filling in the channel. The town of Rovinj is the right destination for all travelers seeking a sentimental atmosphere. It is located in Istria, the largest peninsula on the Adriatic Sea, famous for its delicious truffles and quality wine.

Since then it undertook the transformation from the small fishing village to the tobacco industry capital of Croatia, to the postcard city that is traveler resort. So, today its people are still proud of this long tradition and "fight" for the title of "healthy town".The rest is nature's work. The entire coastline, with its twenty-two islands, is an area of protected natural heritage. It is hard not to feel the charm of the city while walking through its narrow medieval streets, some of which are leading to the clearing in front of St. Euphemia’s church, from where you have an incredible view of the beauties surrounding the peninsula. Rovinj is great for cultural, active, or a relaxing vacation, with a wide offer for everyone.

When in Rovinj, it is a shame not to explore all of the small gems which surround it such as Motovun; a beautiful small city on top of a hill, surrounded by vineyards, in the middle of truffle land. Here you would have a chance to meet a truffle hunter and his trained dog for a truffle hunt demonstration. This enjoyable experience is, of course, followed by authentic truffle hunt tastings and good wine.


  • CountryCroatia
  • RegionIstria
  • Population14.294
  • ReligionCatholic
  • LanguageCroatian and Italian
  • Main AttractionsSaint Euphemia Cathedral, Port of Rovinj, Old Tobacco factory, Art old streets with artist colonies
  • ClimateMediterranean
  • Suggested activitiesWine tasting, Truffle hunting Active holidays in the area, including hiking, biking, kayaking
  • Local dishesTruffle specialities
  • ConnectivityVenice by ferry, closest airport in Pula
  • Preferred hotelsMonte Mulini 5*, Adriatic 4*, Villa Tuttorotto 4*, Lone 5*