Rovinj is a small town situated on the western coast of Istria
peninsula, is an important Croatian fishing port, and a very popular tourist destination.
Like the rest of Istria, it was under the occupation of Romans, who left their mark on the town structure, history, monuments, architecture, culture and language. Once called a Romance language is still present among some of the residents. Before the Roman occupation, Rovinj was a settlement of Illyrian tribes and after Roman occupation was also under the rule of Byzantine Empire and Austrian Empire, all of which influenced that small, but yet special town.
Except the outstanding monuments and buildings, like the St. Euphemia’s Basilica, Rovinj can offer you divine natural
sights, Rovinj’s archipelago consists of 22 small, but beautiful islands. The town’s natural beauties, coastlines and islands were described as “outstanding scenic wonders”