Getting to know Rovinj

General information
Time zone: CET (UTC+1)
Summer (DST): CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code: 51000
Dailing code: +385 (0)51

Population: 14,234

Area: 80 km²
Density: 178ppl/km²
Air: Mediterranean climate
January: 5°C to 9°C
August: 22°C to 25°C
Average sea temperature:
June: 22°C
July: 24°C
August/September: 23°C

Getting to know Rovinj

Getting to know Rovinj

Rovinj, the pearl of Istria, offers a revitalising experience through discovering the local culture, enjoying local dishes in some of the finest restaurants, and exploring Mediterranean nature.

A fairytale town on the west coast of Istria, where cobbled streets with picturesque galleries, shops, and restaurants will lead you to the recognisable bell tower of the church of St Euphemia perched on top of a hill in the middle of the peninsula. Rovinj is surrounded by 22 islands and islets. You enter the town in one of the most exclusive marinas on the Adriatic.

The people of Rovinj make their living mostly out of tourism, fishing, agriculture, winemaking and viticulture.

Boasting a rich natural and cultural heritage with beautiful landmarks such as the old town, the Golden Cape Park Forest, protected islands and coastal area, Rovinj has many loyal visitors from all parts of the globe and has developed into a popular tourist destination.

A pleasant climate and a wide array of sports facilities make Rovinj an ideal host venue for competitions, tournaments, sports schools and training camps for professional athletes all year round.

Top 10 Things to do in Rovinj

  • Climb the Tower of st. Euphemia
  • Take a stroll through the Old town
  • Take a ride along the bike trails of the Golden Cape Park Forest
  • Visit the Batana Museum
  • Visit Monkodonja
  • Go birdwatching in the Palud Ornithological Reserve
  • Dine at the Wine Vault Restaurant
  • Scuba dive to the wreck of the Baron Gautsch
  • Sport fishing
  • Swim and sunbathe on the beach that connects The Red Island and The Island of Maškin

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