Rovinj (Istria), Croatia
Istria is a small heart-shaped peninsula located only a couple of hours by sea from Venice and Rovinj is its city of pure seaside bliss and offers some of the best foodie experiences in Croatia. From fresh seafood and hunting for truffles, to tasting-top quality extra virgin olive oil, wines and spirits. With its rolling hills swathed in vineyards and olive groves and topped by medieval hill towns, it's not surprising that Istria is often compared with Tuscany. It's climate and terrain is perfect for winemaking and it's limestone geology makes for an interesting variety of terror.