Roč is a small settlement with just about 180 inhabitants; one can run through on the road Trst – Koper – Buzet – Učka tunnel – Rijeka. It is 30 kilometers away from a beach and town Opatija as well. Still, it is best economically and culturally connected with 10 kilometers distanced Buzet and 7 kilometers distanced Hum, which is the smallest town in the world. A road between Roč and Hum is more than just a path; it is a path with unique monument complex. Driving by that road one can see 10 monuments dedicated to Glagolitic alphabet, Slavic alphabet from 9th century. Roč is first mentioned far before then, even in 1064. Today it is protected as a monument of culture. There are many altitudes to visit in Roč, marks from the rich Istrian history. The city walls with five towers and city doors kept Roč`s treasure away from hungry times of violent past. There are three churches from 12th, 14th and 15th century, many Glagolitic monuments, sculptures and else.Southern from Roč, 2 kilometers away, there are remains of Roman settlement from 5th century and northern is famous excursion place Kortina with horseback riding and walking paths around. Eastern from Roč, five kilometers away, there are remains of Middle-aged fortresses Črni and Beli grad. As a tourist attraction, Roč is often a must see for anyone visiting Middle Istria. Apartments there are hard to find in summer peak months, since everyone would like to taste the atmosphere of ancient Istria trapped in private rental houses and rooms. Traditional gastronomy supplementing will leave you no respite and take you to the places, so wonderful you couldn’t imagine to exist.