The city of Venice, with it's beautiful St Mark's Square and numerous canals, is among the most visited destinations in the whole Europe. If you plan to visit Croatia afterwards, there is a number of ways of doing so - catamaran, bus or flying.
For more detailed info about getting from Venice to Croatia check here.
However, you can take a catamaran from Venice to one of the ports on the western Istrian coast - including Rovinj. This service is available only during the summer season and is run by two companies: KOMPAS and VENEZIA LINES.
Both companies operates this route with super-fast and modern passenger catamarans. The journey from Venice to Rovinj takes around 3 hours.
We suggest you to pre-book your tickets in advance, as they sell out fast. You can do this easily and securely on DIRECT FERRIES.
Once you get to Rovinj, you can reach any other destination in Croatia. There are numerous buses departing from Rovinj central bus station.
From Rovinj you can reach following destinations by bus: Pula, Porec, Pazin, Vodnjan, Novigrad, Labin, Umag, Rijeka, Opatija, Zagreb and many others.
Check out all available routes and book your bus tickets at BOOKAWAY website.
There is also an option of taking a bus from Rovinj to Pula (available frequently throughout the day - CHECK TIMETABLES AND BOOK BUSES HERE) and from there catching KRILO high-speed catamaran to Zadar (in northern Dalmatia). From Zadar you can reach other cities on the coast (Sibenik, Split, Makarska, Dubrovnik) as well as the capital city of Zagreb.