Rovinj is located on the west coast of Istria and is one of the most visited and most developed tourist resorts in Croatia. The old town is located on an island that was only connected to the mainland in the 18th century.
As one of the most picturesque and romantic towns on the Mediterranean, Rovinj has attracted a considerable number of tourists in recent decades, many of whom return year after year.
Rovinj manages to combine its rich tradition with modern elements in a fascinating way. As an active fishing port, the town offers the atmosphere of a charming fishing village during the popular fishing festivals.
The town also has an excellent gastronomic scene and offers a high standard of tourist services.
The climate in Rovinj is extremely pleasant, Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and mild, pleasant winters. With over 130 days of sunshine a year, Rovinj is the sunniest place on the Istrian peninsula.
Thanks to its microclimate and proximity to the Limfjord, Rovinj can often avoid bad weather influences from the surrounding area.
Rovinj is not only characterized as a romantic town, but also offers a variety of sports and entertainment options. For those who want to spend their summer vacation not only on the beach or underwater, there are numerous sights and natural beauties in Rovinj and its surroundings.
There are various options for getting there: by car, plane or bus.
Most tourists use their own car, as the road infrastructure has been significantly improved in recent years. The highway throughout Croatia and highway trips in Istria make traveling by car convenient. It takes about 2.5 hours from Zagreb to Rovinj and 1.5 hours from Trieste.
By the plane:
Many travelers choose to fly via the airport in Pula, which is only 38 kilometers away from Rovinj. Cheap flight options are offered by EasyJet and Wizz Air, while Ryanair flies from Germany to Pula. In the low season, the airports of Zagreb, Ljubljana, Trieste, Treviso and Venice are also nearby.
How do you get to the islands? A ferry takes you from the port of Rovinj to the island and back every hour in 10 minutes.