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Monkodonja Hill Fort, Rovinj

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Explore the well-preserved ruins of a Bronze Age settlement at Monkodonja Hill Fort. Occupied between the years 1800 and 1200 BCE, the settlement mysteriously became uninhabited after 1200 BCE. Walk within the thick stone walls to see the remains of the acropolis, upper town, and lower town. Head to the top of the amphitheater for great views. Signs in several languages mark various areas of the settlement and give extra information. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Rovinj holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Monkodonja Hill Fort and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A nice fortress on a uphill, nice ruins with history and a supperb countryside around, amazing views; a nice archaeological site, takes time to visit; opposit you will find a restaurant for food and d...  more »
  • Can be reached via a dirt road with the car. Very small parking lot. On the site, multilingual information boards explain the excavation area of the Hill. Sturdy footwear is recommended.
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  • Hired cycles from Hotel Lone for the day (£10 for 24 hours....bargain!), and cycled along the route 203 which took us close to the fort. Uphill for around 1km off the main road then a few hundred yard...  more »

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Rovinj boasts arguably the greatest variety of lodging options in Croatia, offering everything from five-star suites with sweeping views of the Adriatic, to small but tidy rooms just steps from the historical old town. The city draws a growing number of summer vacationers, so book well in advance if you wish to stay near popular beaches. Seafront hotels remain the most expensive option, but budget-minded travelers can easily find plenty of affordable accommodations by exploring the city's family-run guesthouses.
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