Rovinj is a town which lies on the North of the Adriatic Sea in Croatia. It is located at about 25km to the North of Pula and is an attractive town that sits on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula.
Rovinj is considered as Istria’s star attraction and hosts one of the last of a true Mediterranean fishing ports.
You will see numerous fishermen hauling their catch into the harbor in the early morning, followed by a horde of squawking gulls and mending their nets before lunch.
You will hear the prayers for a good catch sent forth at the massive Cathedral of St Euphemia whose tower of 60m punctuates the peninsula.
You will see numerous tree laiden hills and many low-rise luxury hotels surrounding the town which is webbed by many cobble streets.
Rovinj is also a renowned yacht charter destination and hosts an attractive marina, the ACI Marina Rovinj which lies on the southern edge of the town opposite the island of Sv. Katarina.
The ACI Marina Rovinj can accommodate up to 380 yachts having a maximum length of 25m.
You will also find some more berths further to the North at Istarska Zupanija, Marina Valalta. There are also some marinas which are within easy distance like the marinas in Pula, Porec and Novigrad.
While chartering you yacht along the coastline of Rovinj, you will have the opportunity to visit the 13 green offshore islands of Rovinj archipelago where you can enjoy varied views and swim in the sparkling waters.
During your visit in the area, you will have the opportunity to stroll down the streets, where you will meet many people of all ages, walking, talking and sitting in one of the numerous cafes, inns, pizzerias or restaurants.
During the summer season, you can also enjoy the various events held in the city like the famous Rovinj night, a 3-days celebration held at the end of August every year.
It is also the occasion to enjoy the local music, dancing and taste the tasty food and drinks. At midnight of the last day, you will be enchanted by witnessing the indescribable beauty of one of the biggest fireworks on the Adriatic Sea.