Top Experiences in Rovinj

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Town of Rovinj
2 hours
Private group
Deemed one of the most romantic places in the Mediterranean, it's not hard to fall in love with Rovinj. Embark on a city tour, which takes you back in time via its cozy cobblestone streets winding through the Old Town. Spend time getting lost in the charming streets lined with regional architecture, the quaint alleyways filled with artisan shops, and along the numerous hidden pathways leading to the sea. As you walk, your guide will share interesting stories about the city and region's history and culture.Some highlights of the tour include the farmer's market, Rovinj's baroque Catholic Church that sits atop the Old Town's highest point, the city's main square near the port, and Punta Corrente Park. There are many little shops, restaurants, and cafes to explore, plus some local treats to try. Rovinj is also known to have some of the best sunsets on the Adriatic, so head to the pier in the evening to catch some spectacular views!Read more about interesting experiences in Istria.
Enjoy a scenic day of cycling through the countryside surrounding beautiful Rovinj. The path starts and ends in Lone Bay at the entrance of Punta Corrente Forest Park. As you bike along the trail, you'll enjoy scenes of nature interwoven with interesting history, passing sites such as the Villas Rubin tourist resort, Valbruna, Palud, and Stancija Milić.A highlight of the trail includes carved stones at Muntravo Quarry, offering you a glimpse of the area's Venetian past. You'll then pass through Cuvi Bay and quickly understand why it's one of the locals' favorite spots for swimming. Next, cycle along Roman ruins and discover the natural beauty of Palud Ornithological Reserve, home to at least 220 bird species. Although you can't ride your bike within the reserve, you'll have time to walk around and observe birds.You'll also pass a few churches along the way, including the 12th-century Church of St. Nicholas and the 15th-century Madonna di Campo (St. Mary of the Fields) Church. Lastly, end your bike ride along the Burial tumuli at the Mušega and the Monkodonja Archaeological Park before returning to Rovinj.Discover more interesting activities in Istria.
Rovinj and surrounding archipelago
Rovinj's archipelago consists of more than 20 large and small islands and islets. Your skipper will set sail and lead you through the islands sprouting off the coast of Rovinj, which stretch from the Cape of St. Ivana at the entrance to Lim Fjord, past Rovinj, and all the way south to the settlement of Barbariga. Most of the islands are clustered just south of the city from Zlatni Forest Park. The two largest are St. Andrew Island and St. Catherine Island, where you'll find hotels, restaurants, and cafes. The others are cloaked in dense vegetation, including pine, cedar, and cypress trees, plus over 456 different plant species in total. Enjoy relaxing at hidden coves and isolated islets, where you can swim and sunbathe. Enjoy the morning sun as you relax and delight your senses with the sound of the waves and panoramic vistas of the picturesque coastline.Discover more sailing excursions in Croatia.

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