Things To Do In Rovinj and Vrsar
If you are planning to visit Croatia, you should plan a few days in Rovinj and Vrsar. These beautiful cities are located on the Istrian coast and are prime tourist locations. The ancient cities exhibit a hodge-podge of Venetian, Illyrian and Roman architecture that is still visible all over the city landscapes.
A few of the main attractions of the beautiful city of Rovinj are:
• The Piers — Rovinj is a major Mediterranean fishing port and you can still see fishers hauling in their catch early in the morning. Take the time to walk down the piers and enjoy the fresh seafood prepared at world-class pier side restaurants.
• St. Euphemia’s Basilica — This ancient Baroque church towers over the city and houses the remains of Saint Euphemia. The sixth-century saint is resides in the church in an antique roman sarcophagus.
• Monkodonja — This towering hill fort overlooks the city of Rovinj and is thought to be Roman or Greek in origin. Vertical caves dot the hill and are thought to have a cult or ritualistic origin. Wooded hills and mountains surround the old fort and it forms a picturesque background for visitors.
Vrsar is another beautiful city located close to Rovinj. This city too has lovely local architecture, rolling hills and fields, and a bustling nightlife that is perfect for an international tourist.
Summertime is the perfect season to visit Croatia. Both cities have affordable housing but camping facilities is preferable as you can see the cities as cheaply as possible. Companies like campingrovinjvrsar.com offer beachfront or hillside camping grounds, mobile homes, or even terraced pitches for visiting tourist. Sporting activities like pedal boats, tennis courts, diving facilities, hiking, etc. are also offered depending on location of the camping spot. Some campsites also offer free Wi-Fi, restaurant facilities, mobile homes with AC, showers, and TVs with SAT connections. If you have your children with you, a few camps also offer children’s entertainment programs and pet accommodation facilities.
Prices are affordable and you will be able to see Rovinj and Vrsar up-close and personal.
Camping Croatia is the perfect choice for people looking for unspoilt location. The country is believed to be one of the best tourist destinations in the world, when it comes to camping. There are many sites as well as activities that you can enjoy as you unwind and experience the best moments of your life. If you are into beautiful beaches you can visit the Istrian peninsula and enjoy a pristine coastline, or just sit and relax as you enjoy some of the best of Croatia cuisine.
On your first camping day you can set off to the Eastern coast, a region known as Labin. It is famous for being rebellious against Italian occupation in 1921, and declaring itself as a republic. From the veteran past the town still retains its fine buildings and museum features, all which will make you feel part of industrial heritage of Labin. There is also Groznjan, the medieval hilltop that overlooks the Mirna valley. People say that residents in this area live and breathe music. There are numerous art galleries as well as studios that have been there for ages. The beauty of this location is that you will enjoy some cool music as you wander around the streets. Camping Croatia is definitely one of the best choices you can consider and forget about the hectic life.
Rovinji is also an area worth mentioning, when it comes to exotic locations you must visit when camping Croatia. It is lively with numerous cafes, colorful houses and charming harbor. The streets are narrow and overlooked by church that has a copper statue showing St. Euphemia. Here you can climb the tower to enjoy magnificent views of Rovinji archipelago as well as the town in general. If you prefer something more exotic then there are more options that you can still explored. There is also the 14 Brioni Islands, with the largest being accessible by ferry. You can visit the Tito Museum where you can enjoy some quality time with a variety of animals. Also, you cannot miss to see the spectacular ceilings that are painted in the Euphrasius Basilica, and in Porec, limestone features that resemble sculptures of people and buildings.