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CNN: Best Romantic Getaway – Rovinj

CroatiaOne of the most read webistes in the world has rated the Istrian town of Rovinj on top of its 15 Best Romantic Summer Getaways list..

Dubrovnik gets lots of love, but we’re smitten with the lesser-known city of Rovinj to the north. The terracotta rooftops, church steeples and winding cobblestoned streets of the medieval old city are set on a peninsula jutting into the Adriatic Sea, which provides the focus for the many alfresco cafés lining the waterfront. Shop for wild asparagus, truffle and just-off-the-boat seafood at the St. Euphemia farmers’ market, held daily, then take your picnic to Golden Cape Forest, a short bike ride or walk from the old town. The striking Hotel Lone overlooks the edge of the forest and offers chic, design-conscious rooms with private infinity pools on each balcony. Dine at the top of the hill, near the cathedral, at Monte, where molecular cuisine meets farm-to-table fine dining. – wrote CNN.

Making up the top 5 behind Rovnij were Mendoza in Argentina, Helsinki in Finland, Jamaica, Riga in Latvia and Beaver Creek in Colorado.

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