National Geographic magasin has published a book called ‘Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World’s Most Amazing Places’ which is a list of most amaizing and interesting places to visit, among which was the town of Rovinj, one of the most beautiful places in both Istria and Croatia.
It is located on western coast of Istrian peninsula.
The official languages in Rovinj are both Croatian and Italian, due to the large share of the Italian population. It is very often compared with Venice because both cities are very attractive tourist destinations due to their charming streets, cultural heritage and many breathtaking landscapes.
Some of the cultural and historical monuments that are also tourist attractions are The Old Town, The church of Saint Euphemia, town walls and gates, The Franciscan Monastery, and the Rovinj Aquarium.
In the southern part of the city is located Punta Corrente, or The Forest Park Punta which is an ideal place for exercising or swimming, and is for sure one of the most famous Rovinj’s natural attractions, and in 1961 and it was declared a nature park.