What to see in Porec
The Croatian town of Porec is located in the west of the Istrian peninsula. The central historical part of the city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is also the largest city in the Istrian region. In the city there are many places to see and visit. There are many mysterious islands, busy embankments, entertainment and cultural places and locations interesting for sailing. The old part of the city attracts squares with dense pine groves, which makes nice atmosphere. Poreč of the few cities that managed to preserve the ancient landmark buildings.
How to get to Poreč
Porec is a compact city. Its number of local residents is only 8 thousand. The distance to Pula International Airport is approximately 60 km. The airport accepts flights from almost all parts of the world. To get to the city is possible on intercity bus or taxi.
The main vehicle of the city is a tourist road train that runs along the whole of Poreč.
Beaches of Porec
The dimensions of the coast of Poreč impress with its length, which is 65 km. All kilometers have different lagoons with amazingly clear water of emerald color, secluded coves and simply magnificent landscapes. In Porec, there are large pebble beaches with stone or concrete slopes to the sea.
Sights of Porec
Most of the buildings of the old town are built on the ancient Roman foundation. It is worth seeing the Marafor square the Roman forum and visit Decuman street. The main note of the area is Euphrasieva Basilica. The Poreč Museum keeps all valuable ancient finds, you can see in it an unusual collection of ancient ceramics, sculptures from the early Middle Ages, stone ancient Roman fragments. The decoration of this city is the building of the Venetian, Romanesque and Gothic style. They magically attract tourists with their own splendor. The beauty of the city is enough to admire it, not to mention other places of interest, namely the ancient remains of the 15th century Northern Tower, the Istrian municipality, the Marafor square and the temples of Marta and Neptune.