The lush and green resort of Porec is located on the western Istrian Peninsula of Croatia. With a history dating back over 2000 years and a mild Mediterranean climate, Porec has something to offer every traveller whether you are looking for a relaxed beach holiday or a cultured sight seeing break.
Strolling through the streets and narrow alleyways you will pass by Venetian style houses and a gothic palace, a round tower, and the remains of a great temple, city walls and towers. The Euphrasian Basilica is the most famous tourist attraction in Porec and is a must see when visiting the town.
Porec is not just a town of great history though, with 15 blue flag beaches it is a fantastic destination for a family beach holiday too. With warm seas in the summer, water sports are abundant and there are facilities on most beaches to have a go at your favourites.
The nightlife in Porec reflects its status as one of the most popular tourist resorts in Croatia and does not disappoint with a huge choice of bars, clubs and pubs as well as laid back cafes and relaxed music venues.
The Euphrasian Basilica is one of the most famous sights in Porec and an absolute must see when visiting this historic town. Built in the 6th century during the time of Bishop Euphrasius, the Episcopal complex of buildings includes a bell tower and baptistery. The interior is richly ornamented in the Byzantine style and is a wonderful place to explore.
Porec has one of the highest concentrations of sports facilities in Croatia with many professional sports teams choosing to use the town as a base when training. Sports available include cycling, horse-riding and tennis as well as popular water sports such as windsurfing, diving and water-skiing at one of the 15 blue flag beaches in the resort.
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