|Stari grad |
Stari grad 45.083294, 013.630877 (45°04'59.9"N, 013°37'51.2"E)
|Opuštajući i obiteljski odmor |
Opuštajući i obiteljski odmor 45.077611, 013.629098 (45°04'39.4"N, 013°37'44.8"E)
Backpackers 45.082902, 013.632475 (45°04'58.5"N, 013°37'56.9"E)
|Brodska luka |
Brodska luka 45.079964, 013.633452 (45°04'47.9"N, 013°38'00.4"E)
|Noćni izlazak |
Noćni izlazak 45.081858, 013.634791 (45°04'54.7"N, 013°38'05.2"E)
|Autobusni kolodvor |
Autobusni kolodvor 45.080750, 013.638692 (45°04'50.7"N, 013°38'19.3"E)
Rovinj is located on the western coast of Istria. The old part of the town built on the confined island area, which was later connected to the mainland, is characterized by narrow streets, dense rows of houses and small squares. The Old Town is dominated by the Baroque church of St. Euphemia whose tower offers a spectacular view of the city and its beautiful surroundings. A small fishing village, known for its authentic boat called batana and bitinade songs, had developed into a notable tourist destination in the second half of the 20th century. The streets of Rovinj were common motif for painters who have exhibited their works at the Grisia – the street of artists. Beautiful scenery, opportunities for sport and recreational activities, diving, sailing, bicycle riding, historical heritage, archaeological sites, culinary specialties, quality hotels, tourist resorts and camps helped place the sunny Rovinj, the city with the least number of cloudy days on the Adriatic coast, on the top of Croatian tourism offer.
Cultural assets of Rovinj are distributed throughout the city and are worth every visit. In the old part of the town, there is a greater part of monuments that bear witness to the history of the city and its residents. Stroll down the cobbled streets of the old town to the popular Church of St. Euphemia and climb up the bell tower from which you will experience a spectacular view of the entire city that will definitely leave you breathless. Top sights and attractions that we recommend you to visit are: The Church of St. Euphemia, Zlatni Rt Forest Park, St. Catherine’s Island, Waterfront, Valentino Bar, Via Carera Street, The Balbi Arch, The City Tower and Clock.
If you visit Rovinj, you will enjoy the real summer fun with a refreshing cocktail, a variety of music and dance floors. You can dance with the world famous DJ’s. Numerous concerts and other events such as the Fishermen evening are held at the Town’s Square in the old part of the town.
In most of Rovinj’s restaurant you can taste the specialties you will want to try again. Starting with marine fish to seafood that come to your table fresh right from the Adriatic Sea, we are sure that it will win over even the most demanding of palates. The entire old part of the town is full of excellent restaurants.
The average summer temperature in Rovinj is 26°C and in winter around 8°C.
Rovinj 52210, Istria
45.083300, 013.630623 (45°04’59.9″N, 013°37’50.2″E)
Prices in Rovinj
60 HRK (7.9 EUR)
50 HRK (6.60 EUR)
9 HRK ( 1.2 EUR)
6.5 HRK (0.85 EUR)
25 HRK (3.30 EUR)
7 HRK (0.90 EUR)
90 HRK (12.10 EUR)
25 HRK (3.30 EUR)
40 HRK (5.20 EUR)
15 HRK (2 EUR)
20 HRK (2.6 EUR)
18 HRK (2.3 EUR)
|2 person hotel
1000 HRK (130 EUR)
|2 person apartment
400 HRK (50EUR)
|1 person hostel
150 HRK (20 EUR)
|Generally||Flat 50 m2
100 000 EUR
6000 HRK (800 EUR)
1000 HRK (130 EUR)
9.50 HRK (1.25 EUR)
8.50 HRK (1.10 EUR)
4 HRK (0.50 EUR)
Find the best location for you to stay depending on your needs
We advise you where to find accommodation depending on what type of traveler you are.
For example, if you are more of a nightlife type, then you will find accommodation near popular tourist streets and night clubs, if you prefer a peaceful and quiet vacation, then it is best for you to accommodate near beaches or parks, and if you are a backpacker travelling without a car, then you should settle in the center, where all events and tourist attractions are located.
Look up for the marked locations on the map for accommodation and their distance from important points of interest.
You like going out until late at night, popular tourist streets abounding with people, night clubs and similar activities? Then accommodate in the center of events and don’t waste too much time on traveling.
You had enough of business stress and you went on vacation to relax far away from the everyday hustle? For you it is best to settle right next to a beach, park or in the old city center where at the evening you will visit popular sights after enjoying on the beach.
You are always willing to spend time with people, because of which you travel in a unique way so you could meet the local people and make new acquaintances. If you travel without a car and have a limited budget, we recommend you a favorable accommodation in the city centre so that everything is at hand’s reach.
Scams in Rovinj
During your stay in Rovinj, you do not have to be afraid of frauds and theft, because Croatia is a safe country, and you will be safe in it. You will rarely see a thief or a criminal running from the police in the street because they are almost no such occurrences. Also, as far as the retailers in Croatia, people are very friendly, sometimes they are even willing to negotiate the price, but they will definitely not try to trick you.
The only thing you should be careful about is when you are driving with a taxi make sure that the taxi driver turns on the taximeter, because they are obliged to do that but sometimes they “forget” and charge you more then they should.
Croatia boasts on numerous private taxis who are always there for you. In some cities, from your accommodation place to your destination it will take you 20kn/5 km, which is more than affordable. The friendly staff will show you a place where something is, explain where you can find something or simply answer your questions.
The entire Croatia has a highly developed and modern bus transportation. Affordable, friendly staff, comfortable seats and wifi in some. Simply enough for a pleasant journey.
As far as marine transport in Croatia, we can say that we have good connectivity to many European cities. With the beautiful Adriatic sea, scenery, friendly staff, very clean and safe type of transport, your trip will be unforgettable and you will hardly wait to repeat it.
If you wish to afford a solid holiday in Croatia, here are a few tips. Please note that prices are different in different parts of the country, but the difference is not that big. For a single person’s seven days’ stay in Rovinj it takes about 1500 HRK (200 EUR) for accommodation, 1000 HRK (130 EUR) for food, 700 HRK (90 EUR) for pocket money and a few souvenirs.
Croatia has a very good knowledge of foreign languages. The Croats skillfully communicate mostly in English, then in German, Italian, and French, Spanish, Hungarian and other languages known to a smaller number of people.
In terms of religion, Croatia provides its citizens with freedom of choice. However, the largest number of believers belong to Catholicism, Orthodox and evangelical religion, then to Islam and Protestantism. But there is also a certain percentage of people referred to as atheists or members of other religious communities.
In Croatia there are type C, E and F outlets, so if you do not have an appropriate cable, we recommend that you take the appropriate adapter with you. The voltage in the country is 220, 240V.
The currency used in Croatia is kuna (HRK). In order to have an idea of the value of the kuna, here is a couple of examples of it’s value: 1 EUR (7.50 HRK), 1 USD (6.80 HRK), 1 CHF (6.80 HRK) 100 JPY (6.10 HRK), 1 CNY (1 HRK).
Phone – SIM card
SIM card – pay as you go that are mostly used in Croatia are Bon-Bon, Tele2, Tomato. Prices for calls within the Croatia are quite affordable and you do not have to expect high costs. If you phone home, the price of outgoing calls to the Member States of the European Union amounts is 4.50 HRK (0.60 EUR)/min, and the price of the message is 0.99 HRK (0.13 EUR).