Rovinj — Croatia’s Hidden Istrian Gem

T.H. Lee
7 min readAug 12, 2021

My day starts slowly in Rovinj, just like the majority of my time in Croatia. Whenever I’m out the door before 9 am it’s just me, the other tourists, and a few shopkeepers. That does have its perks but after spending 3 weeks in Croatia the lifestyle has begun to wear off on me.

Rovinj is a beautiful port town located on the coast of the Istrian Peninsula in Northern Croatia. A three-hour ferry from…