A picturesque fishing town 25 mi/40 km northwest of Pula, Rovinj retains a strong Italian flavor, with cobblestoned streets and a central promenade. The baroque Cathedral of St. Euphemia stands on a high hill overlooking the old town and several islands. A casino also draws visitors.
The annual Red Bull Air Race World Championship held in Rovinj at the end of May transforms the sleepy village into a loud media spectacle. If you're looking for a quiet holiday, avoid visiting at this time of ye... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.