"Climb the Campanile in Rovinj" Istria Things to Do Tip by MikeBird

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  St Euphemia from Rovinj harbour
by MikeBird

In the old town of Rovinj you can't miss the splendid Cathedral of St Euphemia perched on the highest point overlooking the narrow, cobbled streets and harbour of the town. It's well worth the small fee to climb up the rather old and battered wooden steps to get to the top where the view makes the effort all worth while. Apparently the bell tower is 60m tall so you might need a short break to get your breath back on the way up. But as you stand still try not to look down - the gaps in the stairs and the drop below might make you wish you'd never started!

The Rovinj tourist office website have a terrific photo on their homepage that gives you an aerial view of the town.

On the top of the tower is a statue of St Euphemia, loaded on bearings, she spins in the wind!
Our trip to Rovinj was certainly one of the highlights of our Croatian winter holiday.

Address: Rovinj, Istria, Croatia
othercontact: http://www.inforovinj.com/eng/ro
Website: http://www.tzgrovinj.com/

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  • Updated May 8, 2010
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