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.