A countdown to Rick Steves' top 12 undiscovered European destinations
2. Rovinj, Croatia: Venice and Dubrovnik may be the gems of the Adriatic, but with their fame comes high prices and mobs of tourists. If you scour the eastern Adriatic coastline, you'll find one port with the flavor of Venice, the Slavic intrigue of Dubrovnik...and none of the touristic intensity of either. This romantically crumbling seaside village — with its castaway Old Town and mighty bell tower — is the most Italian-feeling town in Croatia's most Italian-feeling region.