If you fancy splashing your feet in the crystal cool Adriatic while sitting on turquoise cushions, sipping champagne along ancient cobbled streets and piazzas, and exploring one of the most picturesque towns and provinces in the Mediterranean…
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The Istrian Peninsula, in the north of Croatia, only 2.5 hours from Venice, is an inviting mix of Roman ruins, striking hill towns, high-quality wine and olive oil producers, fresh seafood, and the gastronomic diamond, the truffle.
Stay in Rovinj – an ancient town
Our base to explore Croatia is the ancient town of Rovinj – 0nce part of the Roman Empire. From the 1st century AD has had a turbulent history. The Venetians ruled from 1200 to nearly 1800, but the town has been part of Byzantine rule, and Frankish, the later Austrian Empire, and Italy. This fascinating past has left its mark in the richness of stories in the cobbled streets and delightfulness of the ancient buildings.
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