Passengers traveling by ferry to Rovinj (Rovigno), arrive in a fishing town on the west coast of the Istrian peninsula where the tourist heart of Istria is!
Visitors who are spending their holidays in Rovinj, one of the most beautiful ports in the Adriatic, will find several 4-star hotels, good choice of bnb, camping sites and luxury restaurants. St. Andrew (Red Island) and St. Catherine are the most popular islands nearby. For several years, Rovinj was the most visited tourist destination in Croatia, reaching the Croatian record of 3 million overnight stays during the summer season. Its coast is characterized by stones and rocks and generally, Rovinj, is well known for its variety of beaches. Every beach is different and certainly represents something worth exploring. At the beaches, you will come across a rhythmic interchange of rocky capes and gentle bays that are covered with round little stones. These bays, thanks to the little stones, are very suitable for children who can enjoy themselves for hours by constructing and molding pools, by catching small crabs or by throwing stones into the water. There are a few beaches with higher rocks for the younger ones who enjoy jumping into the sea. Lone bay is one of the most attractive coasts in town!
The most favorite gathering place of artists from around the world is the city at the foot of the Church of St. Euphemia. In one of the main old-town streets – Grisia, you have the possibility to attend the largest open-air exhibition of the Adriatic coast. The climate in Rovinj is warm and moderately dry, there is no wind and such a mild microclimate can only be found in Mali Lošinj and the Brijuni islands. Rovinj is a charming village gathered in a small peninsula jutting out into the sea.
Make your booking to Rovinj with a ferry as soon as possible and enjoy your time in Croatia!
Rovinj port is very colorful and picturesque ideal for walking during the day and night. As the itineraries, like the ferry from Venice to Rovinj, are operated only by catamarans, cars are not allowed by any shipping company. The port area, known also as a fishing port, provides several services to passengers. Enjoy a fish specialty in a restaurant, shop in a near market, drink a coffee or an aperitif by the sea. In case of need, ATM and pharmacy are available. Rent a car, a scooter, or a bike at a port agency. Opposite the embarkation, there are parking spaces for cars, campers and buses. Apartments with harbour views offer a romantic vacation. The marina with the small boats, located on the southeast side of the city port, composes also the beauty of the area.
Check below on how to get to Rovinj port by using public transportation means:
The main bus station is located around 500 meters from the city center and the port, as it is situated very close to the city center, is easily approached on foot. In the station building, there is a coffee bar and outside you can find a taxi stand. Rovinj old town as well as many hotels are near the port and the bus station. For more details about the bus stops ask the ticket office inside the bus station or check Rovinj bus station.
If you have heavy luggage to carry, grab a taxi or book one in Rovinj taxis at a very low cost.
Hotels in Rovinj
Rovinj is affluent in terms of accommodations since it is a highly touristic area, both for families and couples. Hotels, Airbnb apartments, all inclusive resorts as well as camping areas are available but have in mind that, due to the fact that Rovinj is a popular destination, you need to make your bookings early. Below are some suggestions (according to customer reviews) of the best hotels in Rovinj:
- Hotel Eden
- Hotel Lone
- Family Hotel Amarin
- Grand Park Hotel
- Hotel Adriatic
- Resort Villas Rubin
- Monte Mulini