Rovinj


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Rovinj

(rô`vēnyə), Ital. Rovigno d'Istria, town (2011 pop. 13,056), in Croatia, on the Istrian coast of the Adriatic Sea. It is a seaport with shipbuilding and fishing industries. Rovinj belonged to Venice from 1283 until 1797, when it passed to Austria. Italy acquired it in 1918, and it was ceded to Croatia, then a constitute republic of Yugoslavia, in 1947. The town has an institute of marine biology and an 18th-century cathedral.
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Anja Mutic raves about the new, 193-room Grand Park Hotel Rovinj on Croatia's Istrian peninsula, offering striking views of the Adriatic Sea from every balcony or terrace.
The pair arrived at Hotel Istra in Rovinj on September 23 and the next day went to the mainland by ferry for a day of sightseeing.
Take train Croatia's clear waters, rugged coast and picturesque villages - such as fishing town Rovinj with its brightly painted houses - place it firmly on Europe's hot list.
We took a seafood banquet boat trip down the coast to the beautiful Lim Channel and city of Rovinj (marco-polo-excursion.com).
Tour highlights Enjoy a week-long stay in elegant Opatija, former Hapsburg dynasty retreat Discover Roman Pula's stunning amphitheatre Visit picture-postcard-perfect Rovinj Exquisite Lake Bled is Slovenia's most charming attraction Stunning waterfalls and breathtaking scenery in the Plitvice National Park Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Seven nights' four-star half-board hotel accommodation, return flights and transfers *Applies to bookings made by 30th Apr 2018.
participated in the 6th meeting of the Governor of the Central Banks from the region and the financial sector leaders held in Rovinj, Republic of Croatia, on March 27, 2018.
Nairobi was placed third, Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada, was fourth, Poland's Gdansk was fifth while San Jose in Costa Rica took the sixth position.TRAVELLERSLatvia's capital city Riga was ranked seventh, Rovinj in Croatia was in the eighth position, Spain's Nerja was ninth while Casablanca in Morocco completed the top 10 list.
Then came Halifax (Canada), Gdansk (Poland), San Jose (Costa Rica), Riga (Latvia), Rovinj (Croatia), Nerja (Spain) and Casablanca (Morocco).
The main destination is Porec, one of Croatia's most popular resorts, with excursions to Rovinj and Pula, and to nearby Slovenia.
The centre of town - with a bakery, pizzeria and several bars - is close by and a short drive leads to the beaches of Rovinj and Porec.