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Rovinj Old Town

Climb the Bell Tower of Church of St. Euphemia

There are hills in Old Rovinj. The Church of Saint Euphemia was built on top of it several centuries ago. She was executed for her devotion to Christianity in the fourth century. The statue of the great Martyr is installed on its spire. It is cast from copper. Her relics are located in the church itself. Access to the shrine is opened once a year on September 16. The servants of the temple claim that the relics of the Holy woman have healing power.
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The building, built in the Baroque style, is one of the main attractions of the city today. You can go inside the church any day of the week. There are stairs there. It is made of wood. You will climb it to its bell tower. It has a height of 62 meters. You can enjoy the amazing panoramic view of Rovinj and take beautiful photos standing on it.

Rovinj Beaches and Scuba Diving

You may be interested in water sports, including scuba diving in the Adriatic Sea. You can explore reefs, underwater caves, and rocks. You can quickly do this if you come to one of the beaches located in the vicinity of the city. For example, you can go to Villas Rubin beach. There are water ski rentals, a pool, and a Puffer diving school there. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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There is the island of St. Catherine opposite the old part of Rovinj. You can get there in 5 minutes by water taxi. You will get the opportunity to admire the beautiful view of the city, to undergo a short training in the diving center, and rent a windsurf board. You will be able to get a thrill at the Belistra Water Sports center. You will do parasailing there. If you are a fan of extreme diving, you can see the Austrian vessel of Baron Gautsch. It sank in 1914. You can also see the British minesweeper Coriolanus. It was hit by a mine in 1945.
Rovinj Old Town

Batana Eco-Museum Tour

You might be interested in taking a tour of the Batana eco-museum. It is open to the public from 10 am to 2 pm and from 7 pm to 11 pm on any day of the week throughout the summer. Its exposition is dedicated to the boat of the same name. It is made of wood. This boat is traditional for fishermen living in the city. The exhibition is also dedicated to their professional community. You can get acquainted with the traditions of Rovinj, enjoy beautiful songs, and see many interesting exhibits if you visit the museum. Most of them were donated to Batana by the local population. You can take a ride on the legendary boat in the company of a fisherman in the evening hours.
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Take a Ride on the Water Rides of Istralandia Aquapark

Istralandia Water Amusement Park is located 55 kilometers from the city. It was opened in 2014. The park is open from the first days of June until September 15. If you visit it, you can swim in a regular pool and surf in a pool with artificial waves. You will also have the opportunity to learn how to dance, play volleyball, see professional artists perform, and take part in fun activities with animators. You can make a descent from 20 different slides in the water park. The most extreme and popular among tourists are the Skydiver slides, Blackhole, Fantasy Holly, Freefall, and Family Rafting.

Travel to Crveni Otok Island

You can leave the city by water taxi. You will spend a quarter of an hour on the way and reach the island of Crveni Otok. 180 species of plants, including coniferous trees, grow there. If you come here, you can rent a sailboat or motorboat, as well as play sports on one of the specially equipped playgrounds. Crveni Otok consists of 2 Islands with pebble and rocky beaches. This is St. Andrew Island with the Istra hotel. There are swimming pools on its territory. Maskin Island is also part of Crveni Otok. The beach for nudists is located there.
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Visit the Ancient Fortress and Go Rock Climbing

Dvigrad fortress was built to protect Rovinj from Venetian troops in the 11th century. Later it became a city. It became abandoned because most of the population died during a plague epidemic in the 17th century. Only the main tower and walls remain in the city today. You can go here for a guided tour. You can look at the tombstones and ruins of buildings during the tour. You will have the opportunity to go rock climbing as the fortress was built on a rock. You will choose one of the routes that run along its southern slope.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Rovinj
♥   Restaurant 'Batelina' Banjole. Type - Fish and seafood. 33.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Zigante' Livade. Type - Traditional cuisine. 34 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Rovinj
♥   Castle 'Dvigrad' , 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nesactium' , 31.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Muggia' Muggia, 59.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di San Giusto' Trieste, 63.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Miramare' Trieste, 69.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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