Excursions in Rovinj

Everyone can find something to enjoy in Rovinj, whether you are interested in its history and culture, architecture, great art, or delectable cuisine.

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Located in the northern Adriatic, Rovinj is a picturesque fishing port that offers visitors a chance to relax, explore and enjoy the beautiful scenery and culture of this region. The town's historic center, known as the Old Town, is on a headland overlooking the sea.

Vodnjan's Church of St. Blaze

Located in the small town of Vodnjan, Croatia, the Church of St Blaise is an interesting religious and architectural site. Its interior is divided into nine altars and decorated with marble, richly-decorated altars and oil paintings of great artistic value. The parish church was built between 1760 and 1800 and cost 13,000 gold coins. It is a pilgrimage site and attracts up to 15,000 worshipers each year.

The parish church contains 370 relics from 250 Christian saints. The largest part of the collection came from Venice. The church was financed by the townspeople.

The relics of Saints are kept in glass coffins in special cases. These were kept without embalming for centuries. In addition, the clothes and other objects they wore are preserved.

In the early 16th century, the Benedictine nun, St. Nicolosa Bursa, died in Venice in 1512. Her body was buried in the church of St. John the Baptist in Venice. Her mummy is considered to be the most preserved in Europe. The CT scans prove that her internal organs were intact.

The Male Madlene restaurant

Located in Rovinj, the Male Madlene restaurant offers a menu of haute-cusine snacking. It is the brainchild of retired art historian Ana Balzareno. It is only 50 meters away from the town's main street, Trevisol.

Aside from its location, the Male Madlene is also notable for its service. The restaurant is run by an owner who prepares food in front of his guests. This includes a small plate of cheesy mushrooms that may be the best in town.

It is easy to see why this restaurant is considered a foodie's dream. It is located on a peninsula known for its truffles and mushrooms.

Aside from its tasty fares, the restaurant also boasts one of the nicest outdoor terraces in town. The menu is a blend of old and new, with traditional recipes paired with modern techniques. This is a restaurant that is worth a trip to Rovinj.

The Male Madlene isn't cheap, but the meal is worth the price. The menu is a combination of small plates, a few tapas and some haute-cusine nibbles.


Boat trips from Rovinj

Taking boat trips from Rovinj is a great way to see the area. The city is surrounded by beautiful nature and there are many islands and coves to explore. A few of the most popular boat excursions include island hopping and a photo safari through the Winnetou canyon.

Rovinj offers many different kinds of boat trips. You can choose to go on a pirate cruise, a day trip to the Brijuni Islands, or a cruise to the Lim Fjord. Depending on your interests, you can also try a cruise that takes you to the Venetian island of Pore? or to the Slovenian alpine jewel, Lake Bled.

You can get around Rovinj on a local bus. However, you will find that these buses do not serve hilltop towns, such as Premantura and Pula. There are luxury sailboats available for hire to visit these islands.

For a more active trip, you can take a kayak. You can also go on a rock climbing expedition at Punta Corrente Park. Alternatively, you can rent a catamaran for a special occasion.


Brijuni National Park

Located off the coast of Istria, Brijuni National Park is a popular day trip destination. This small archipelago is a perfect place for a day of snorkeling and diving. The seas are rich with flora and fauna and offer an enticing mix of nature.

The archipelago is made up of 14 islands. These islands are separated from the mainland by a two-mile wide Fazana Channel. Getting to the park requires a short boat ride. The island is easy to explore on bicycles or by walking. Several boats depart to the port of Fazana daily.

If you want to see the most of the sites, you can take a guided tour. However, these tours are best for groups. They include a visit to the safari park and the permanent exhibition, 'Tito on Brijuni.'

Visitors can also go on a snorkeling tour. This is a 45-minute tour that includes a snorkel in the sea, an audio guide and a professional guide.

Day trips from Rovinj

Located on the western coast of Croatia, Rovinj is a small city that has a lot of things to offer. This charming little town is perfect for couples and those looking for an idyllic holiday spot. There are many day trips from Rovinj to take in during your stay.

The town is car-free, making it easy to get around. You can walk through the narrow stone streets and explore the old houses. You can also enjoy the scenery of the harbor or try some of the local specialties. There are a number of restaurants and bars to choose from, as well as many Michelin-starred establishments.

Another option for a day trip from Rovinj is to visit the Rovinj Archipelago islands. The archipelago consists of 14 islands, which are scattered throughout the sea. They are ideal for snorkeling and swimming, with clear waters that make for excellent diving opportunities. You can reach the islands by boat.

You may also choose to visit the National Park Brijuni, which is home to beautiful nature, elephants, camels, dinosaur tracks, zebras, and mouflons. The park also offers tennis, golf, and cultural heritage. There are several tour companies that offer organized excursions to the islands.

You can also visit Lim Fjord. This natural channel is filled with hot springs, a sunken canyon, and a variety of wildlife. There are tours that include a meal of fresh seafood. You can even scuba dive. If you are a fan of seafood, this is definitely one of the best day trips from Rovinj to take in.

You can also visit Kamenjak, a protected area near the town of Premantura. You can swim in the clear teal waters and admire the rock slab beaches. You can also enjoy a paddleboard ride. This area is especially popular among daredevils. You can see a large number of underwater flora and fauna, including coral reefs, sea anemones, and turtles.

If you are more into culture, you can visit the Church of St. Euphemia, which is built in 1736 and is a magnificent example of baroque architecture. This church features an altar with a tomb of the 14-year-old Saint. It is also surrounded by 360-degree views of the surrounding countryside and the sea. There is a small entrance fee for visitors to climb the church tower, which offers the chance to see a panoramic view of the city.

For art lovers, you can visit Grisia, which is considered the city's "street of art." You can watch the annual art event since 1967. The street is also home to a number of art galleries and souvenir shops.

You can also go on a dolphin watching cruise. Lone Hotel is a nice place to stay in Rovinj. It has a humongous pool and a great location. It also has several restaurants and complimentary drinks.

If you want to spend a romantic evening, take a stroll in the old town. This is a picturesque town that is full of interesting details and buildings. You will be able to find small ateliers and souvenir shops lining the streets, and you can find quirky coffee shops that are perched on the rocks.

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