Itineraries

Rovinj

Rovinj is the romantic Mediterranean, a destination for all those longing for the sentimental atmosphere of the irreversibly past times. Rovinj had started its romantic life on an island, which narrow space conditioned the construction of closely-built houses, narrow streets and small squares, even today untouched by modern urbanism. Built on its rich fishing tradition, Rovinj has become recognizable by its unique batana fishing boat, bitinada folk songs as well as the spacio, a local tavern or a wine cellar used by the inhabitants of Rovinj for storing, tasting and selling wine. 

Some of the best Istrian restaurants, the Lim Channel with its oyster farm and the Stancija which is a member of Relais & Chateaux, the international association of exclusive hotels and restaurants, are located in Rovinj and its surroundings. Neighbouring Bale offering the authentic Istrian tradition and architecture is characteristic for its almost virgin beauty. Let us not forget that this municipality is crossed by the 45th parallel, which makes the Bale location the most ideal – half way between the Equator and the North Pole. Nearby Žminj, a crossing point of almost all Istrian roads, is the host of Bartulja, the biggest folk festivity….

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