Rovinj Guide


On the magnificent coast of the Istria Peninsula, right below the Lim Fjord, is the most romantic place in the Mediterranean! Often dubbed “Little Venice”, the town of Rovinj is the right destination for all of you seeking a sentimental atmosphere of the times that are forever gone by. You will certainly find it here, in the town that has begun its romantic life as an island. Due to the small area, it is brimming with small and colorful hoses, winding cobbled narrow streets and charming squares. Let yourself be guided by curiosity and be amazed in this inviting labyrinth.

What to see

  • St Euphemia’s Church
  • Rovinj Heritage Museum
  • Open-air exhibition Grisia

What to do

Explore this lovely city and enjoy every corner of its parks, cultural sights and fascinating landscapes. Fabulous Red Island and National Park Brijuni are nearby and the locations you want to visit when in Croatia.

Where to eat

  • Monte Restaurant
  • La Puntalina
  • Meneghetii winery

What to see

St Euphemia’s Church
Rovinj Heritage Museum
Open-air exhibition Grisia

What to do

Rovinj Bike Experience
Rovinj Old Town tour
Underwater beauty of Rovinj
Truffle and Wine Tour

Where to eat

Monte restaurant - Michelin 1*

Just below the Cathedral of St Euphemia, Monte is a fine dining place with an informal, funky feel, and wonderfully contrasts the old town feel. Using modern techniques to create beautifully presented, flavorful dishes, the owners use the ingredients from Rovinj market, giving them a completely new life and making delicate gastro creations with an offer of over 100 types of wines to suit each dish. Come and taste the rich menu of Monte restaurant. You will certainly find something that will truly satisfy your taste buds and make your visit to Rovinj memorable.

La Puntulina

Located in the hearth of the old town, La Puntulina showcases the spirit of the Italian influence on this breathtaking coast overlooking the Adriatic Sea. The cuisine is a blend of the old and the new ways of cooking fresh, seasonal ingredients. Managed by the expert taste buds of Giovanni and Mirjana, this marvelous little place has the most beautiful sunsets, and will enchant you with the local, fresh products served just few meters away from the water. Come and have an ultimate gastronomic experience in a comfortable and cozy setting.

Meneghetti Winery

Meneghetti offers a truly unique experience for wine lovers. The superb property build in Istrian white stone mansion is a foretaste of the country stay to come: the singing of the crickets, the tranquil beauty of the vines and olive trees, the gentle caress of the sea breeze and an entrancing Mediterranean atmosphere. Merely a handful of guest rooms are available in this heavenly setting guaranteeing a secluded stay at Wine Hotel. This will give you total peace and quiet to soak up the sun beside the pool, stroll through the grounds, or sample the restaurant’s delights: healthy, fragrant Mediterranean cuisine which showcases local ingredients (including home-produced olive oil) served with the property’s own wine.Classic Mediterranean dishes are accompanied by wine from the surrounding vineyards. In summer, guests can dine al fresco under the pleasant pergola.

Located on ancient land where wine and olive oil have flourished since the Roman times, this is a natural oasis for wine and gourmet food. An Istrian estate from the beginning of 20th century that Austrian army officers used as a place for rest, this completely reconstructed hotel includes also a restaurant and winery. The facilities are located on a 120.000-sqm estate that is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, located opposite of Brijuni islands, only 2 km from the sea.