Rovinj

Rovinj is a city in Croatia situated on the north Adriatic Sea. It is located on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula and is a popular tourist resort and an active fishing port. Rovinj is one of nine towns in Istrian County. The climate is Mediterranean.

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Rovinj is one of the most picturesque Mediterranean towns. When you climb to the top of the bell-tower, above the roof of the church you can see a unique combination of nature in all its magnificence and many historical monuments.

For the first time mentioned in 7th century, Rovinj is today a treasury of cultural and historical monuments: a 13th century Romanesque heptagonal baptistery, the baroque Parish church of St. Euphemia (1736), the church of St Francis and the Franciscan monastery dating from the 18th century with very rich library, the Baroque town hall built a century before, ornated by the symbolic city clock, the city museum, the Local Magistrate’s Court, the city walls with the famous Balbi’s gate.

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