USEFULL LINKS & INFO
Usefull links & numbers
Croatian National Tourist Board
Rovinj Tourist Board
|112||The National Protection and Rescue Directorate of the Republic of Croatia|
|1987||Croatian Automobile Club Road Assistance HAK|
|062 200 000||Sea help|
|060 520 520||Weather Forecast and Road Conditions|
|18902||International Information Service|
|11888||Phone Numbers within Croatia|
|1296||Submission of Telegrams|
Weather in October
The Rovinj weather in October makes the most of the autumn sunshine and very mild conditions. You’ll probably see some showers but that won’t spoil your trip to this pretty coastal resort in Croatia. Rovinj enjoy mild and even warm days in this autumn month. The average high temperature’s a pleasant 20°C. On some colder days this may fall below 13°C and you’ll need a sweater or a coat. The sun will shine for up to seven hours during October, which is great for mainland Europe, and doesn’t set until 6.45pm at the beginning of the month.
The Croatian Kuna is the currency of Croatia. The currency code for Kuna is HRK, and the currency symbol is kn.
The exchange rate is around 7,6 kn for 1 euro. You can exchange money at many places in Rovinj: exchange offices, banks, hotel receptions.
ATM machines are also very everywhere; near every bank, at prominent places in town, and at many hotels. ATM machines have an option for different languages, so they are easy to operate.
Croatia is considered a very homogeneous country, with more than 96% of the population speaking Croatian (hrvatski), the official language. Most of the locals are fluent in English and Italian and easily converse in the other foreign languages as well.
The conference will be conducted in the English language.
Croatia – Rovinj Time is in the Central European Standard Time ( CET ) 1 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+1 ).
Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Rovinj, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour; 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT+2 ). At the end of October, the time in Rovinj is shifted back by 1 hour to Central European Time (CET) or ( GMT+1 )
Shops are generally open between the hours of 09:00 – 21:00. Don’t expect to find large shopping malls in Rovinj, or high end brands. You’ll rather find small, artisan shops selling handmade jewelry, interesting clothes, artworks, and souvenirs. Large supermarkets are located at the entrance of the town, on a road to Bale. In fact, you’ll find here all large supermarkets – Konzum, Lidl, and Plodine; Jysk, a Danish retail store selling household goods; DM, a drugstore selling toiletries, and alike. Rovinj’s green and fish market is located at the northern part of the old town, not far from the Valdibora parking area. Banking hours are between the hours of 09:30 – 16:00. Government offices are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Smoking is not permitted in hospitals/clinics, airports, public lifts and toilets, air-conditioned restaurants, public transport, government premises, shopping complexes and private spaces with central air-conditioning.