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
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.
A short journey up the coast from Pula is the beautiful town of Rovinj
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