Rovinj is a famous tourist city in the county of Istria in Croatia.
It is located on the west coast of Istria near the nature reserve, Lim bay.
The town of Rovinj has about 15,000 residents and encompasses Rovinj village, which is seven kilometers away.
It was first mentioned in the 7th century under the name Castrum Rubini.
According to numerous archaeological findings from this area, it has been inhabited since prehistoric times when here lived ancient Histri, and after them, Romans.
From the 13th century, Rovinj was under Venetian rule under which it remained until the 18th century.
Later the Austrian, French and Italian authorities were ruling the city, and after the Second World War, it belonged to the former Yugoslavia and Croatia.
Today Rovinj is a modern tourist center with rich tourist offering, it has several hotel complexes and auto camps, as well as numerous high-quality and affordable apartments, rooms and holiday homes as part of private family accommodation.
Town center is located on a small peninsula full of numerous narrow stone houses and streets, and the top is dominated by a beautiful baroque church of St.
Euphemia from the 18th century.
In front of Rovinj are twenty-two small islands characterized by clean beaches and sea, of which the largest are St.
Andrew and St
All of them can be reached by a taxi boat
Rovinj boasts many well-equipped and maintained beaches, and some of them proudly wear a blue flag
Active vacation lovers will enjoy in many hiking paths and biking trails, especially through the park forest Zlatni Rt
Along with several sports and recreational centers, there is a diving center, sailing and equestrian club, and various water sports
In the hinterland of Rovinj are some interesting wine routes, and the unique road of olive oil
Traditional Istrian cuisine can be tasted in many restaurants and taverns
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