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Porec Travel Guide

 

Porec is a famous resort on the western Istria coast.

The population of the city is 8000 people, but it is well-known with both its various attractions and famous Euphrasian Basilica, built in the 5th century, put into the Word Heritage List of UNESCO, and the biggest hotels on Adriatic Sea coast.

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Sightseeing in Porec

Many buildings in the Old center of Porec were constructed on the places and foundations of ancient Rome buildings.

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The main attractions of Porec are the early Christian Euphrasian Basilica with its exceptional beautiful Byzantine mosaic, which brought global fame to Porec.

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And also Dekumanus street, leading to the forum,

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the oldest square of Porec — Marafor, where ancient Roman remains can be seen, the Temple of Neptune, Mars Temple and Big Temple, city fortifications and Porec towers, preserved till nowadays, and the Museum of Porec with very a interesting collection of antiquities.

Nowadays classical music concerts are held in the Euphrasian Basilica.

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Porec impresses with a unique combination of ancient history and modern tourist infrastructure.

Porec is full of green city parks and impressive monuments of ancient Roman architecture. Cozy cafés on the streets and in the yards of Porec attract, small restaurants and shops will touch everybody’s feelings. A very beautiful embankment of Porec is the place where citizens and visitors walk and have a rest, it opens a wonderful view of the islands and Adriatic Sea.

Today Porec is well-known for its various clean beaches, big Porec hotels on Adriatic Sea coast and entertainments for the visitors of Porec.

Beaches and coastline of Porec are 64 km long and here can be found a lot of lagoons, bays and beaches.

Everybody will find a place for their rest here!

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It is very convenient to visit from Porec the capital of Croatia — Zagreb, National parks Plitvice Lakes and National natural park Brijuni, the pearl of Italy — Venice, the fortress Groznjan, the fiord Lim, the karst Baredine Cave and the smallest city in the world — Hum.

Web cams in Porec:

Online web cams of Porec www.istraweb.net/webcam/porec/

There is web cam with view on Euphrasian Basilica, on the Old center of Porec, on the marina of Porec, on the embankment of Porec, on the Victory Square in Porec

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From Porec (Croatia) to Italy

It is possible to get from Porec, Croatia to Venice, Italy and back by speed motor catamarans.

The catamaran Venezia Line:

The trip from Porec, Croatia to Venice, Italy takes 2 hours 45 minutes.

Schedule of the catamaran Prince of Venice from Porec to Venice: on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

From Croatia to Venice of Italy

The catamaran Prince of Venice leave from Porec port at 8:00 and arrival in Venice at 11:00; return catamaran leave from Venice port at 17:00 and arrival to Porec at 19:45.

Cost of ferries tickets on catamaran Venezia Line to Venice from Porec – for adult – 75 euros.

The catamaran Adriatic Jet:

Schedule of the catamaran Adriatic Jet from Porec to Venice: on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
On Wednesdays the catamaran Adriatic Jet leave from Porec port at 7:30 and arrival in Venice at 11:00; return catamaran leave from Venice port at 17:00 and arrival to Porec at 20:30.
On Saturdays the catamaran Adriatic Jet leave from Porec port at 8:00 and arrival in Venice at 11:00; return catamaran leave from Venice port at 17:00 and arrival to Porec at 19:30.
Cost of ferries tickets on catamarans of Adriatic lines to Venice from Porec:
– for adult – 56 euros; for child – 33 euros – one-way;
– for adult – 116 euros; for child – 72 euros; for child to 4 years-free – round trip;
Also it is possible to get to Venice, Italy by speed catamaran using the following route: Mali Losinj – Pula – Rovinj – Porec – Venice.
From Croatia to Venice of Italy you can get from ports of Croatia – Pula, Rovinj, Pirana, Umag.
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Beaches on Istria peninsula Croatia

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Beaches of Istria peninsula formed of picturesque coastline, bays and coves.

There are rocky and pebbly beaches. Beaches of Istria peninsula have 44 beaches which are awarded the Blue Flag.

Beaches of Istria peninsula are famous for their hotels, variety of services and facilities

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The best 10 luxury villas in Europe

Villa “Lorena” Novigrad (17 km from Porec city; 16 km from Umag city) was included in the rating Europe’s 10 best luxury villas for 2016 by the Daily Telegraph

Villa Lorena Novigrad The best 10 luxury villas in Europe

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Hotels in Porec

Hotel Village Laguna Galijot 4* Porec

Hotels Porec Croatia
VERY GOOD rating 8.5 / 10
Review score based on 82 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: sea front
Distance to center of Porec: 20 min walk
Distance to airport Pula: 50 km
Add: seaside complex Village Laguna Galijot boasts an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers, variety of sports and entertainment facilities, bar and restaurant
Cost room 2 per: from 88 euro

Photo and description rooms of Laguna Galijot 4* Porec

Hotel Laguna Istra 3* Porec

Hotels Porec Croatia
GOOD rating 7.9 / 10
Review score based on 134 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: sea front
Distance to center of Porec: 5 km
Distance to airport Pula: 60 km
Add: seafront position and boasting 2 outdoor swimming pools with sun loungers, restaurant and bar, variety of sport activities
Cost room 2 per: from 47 euro

Photo and description rooms of hotel Laguna Istra 3* Porec

Hotel Laguna Mediteran 3* Porec

Hotels Porec Croatia
FABULOUS rating 8.7 / 10
Review score based on 401 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 100 m
Distance to center of Porec: 2 km
Distance to airport Pula: 60 km
Add: relaxation in cedar and oak woods, outdoor swimming pool, children’s pool with heated salt water, sun loungers, various entertainment programmes
Cost room 2 per: from 47 euro

Photo and description of hotel Laguna Mediteran 3* Porec

Private apartments in Porec

Apartments Materada Residence 3* Porec

Private apartments Porec Croatia
FABULOUS rating 8.7 / 10
Review score based on 55 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 50 m
Distance to center of Porec: 2,5 km
Distance to airport Pula: 55 km
Add: free Wi-Fi, free parking, air-conditioned apartments with sat TV, terrace or a balcony, hairdryer, beach volleyball court, outdoor pool, outdoor hot tub, guests can relax in a picnic area with barbecue facilities, children playground, on-site bar, grocery shop, various bars and a restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine are 200 m away, waterslide, an aquapark and tennis courts can also be found within a 200-metre radius, tourist train leading to the Porec centre is 500 m, the popular Baredine Cave and an adrenaline park in Zelena Laguna Resort are at a distance of 5 km
Cost rent apartment for 2 per: from 47 euro

Photo and description Materada Residence 3* Porec

Apartments House Maric 3* Porec

Private apartments Porec Croatia
VERY GOOD rating 8.3 / 10
Review score based on 99 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 200 m
Distance to center of Porec: 10 min walk
Distance to airport Pula: 56 km
Add: air-conditioned apartments, free Wi-Fi, sat TV, equipped kitchen, barbecue in the green garden, the nearest pebbly beach with different sports facilities is 1 km, most of the apartments have balcony overlooking the garden or sea views, heated and operational throughout the year, several bike trails can be found in and around town
Cost rent studio apartment for 2 per: from 65 euro

Photo and description apartments House Maric 3* Porec

Apartments Naturist Solaris Residence 3* Porec

Private apartments Porec Croatia
VERY GOOD rating 8.1 / 10
Review score based on 296 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: sea front
Distance to center of Porec: 3 km
Distance to airport Pula: 56 km
Add: is set in the peaceful green oasis, suites with a balcony, sat TV, restaurant, outdoor pool by the sea and tennis courts, sport and recreational activities include gymnastics, aqua aerobics, aerobics and bike toursevening entertainment and animation programme, live music is playing every evening in the summer months, playground, swimming school and mini club are there for children’s amusement
Cost rent studio apartment for 3 per: from 72 euro

Photo and description Naturist Solaris Residence 3* Porec

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Get to Porec

Porec has excellent connects with all Croatian cities and many European cities.

Get to Porec by plane:

The nearest airport to Porec is airport Valtura of Pula city – 52 km

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Distance from airport Pleso of Zagreb city, Croatia to Porec – 264 km
Distance from airport Ronchi dei Legionari, Italy to Porec – 112 km
Distance from airport Marko Polo of Venice, Italy to Porec – 220 km
Distance from airport Brnik of Ljubljana, Slovenia to Porec – 190 km

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Airport Valtura in Pula:

Address of airport Pula – 52100, Valtursko polje 210,P.o.b.89
Contact phone Pula airport + 385 52 530 105

Get to Porec by bus:

Bus traffic connects Porec with all cities of Croatia and European countries – Italy and Slovenia.
Address bus station Porec – Rade Koncara 1
Contact phone bus station Porec +385 60 333 111
Croatian bus traffic website www.autobusni-kolodvor.com

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Get to Porec by car:

Motorways connect Porec with all cities and regions of Croatia, and European countries – Italy and Slovenia.

Porec can be reached by the free motorway, which goes along all of Croatia’s coastline to Croatian cities Zagreb, Rovinj, Pula, Opatija, Rijeka, Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik, and other European cities, or the paid highway (A1).

Distance from Porec to cities of Croatia and Europe:

Distance from Porec to Zagreb – 248 km
Distance from Porec to cities of Istria penninsula:
to Novigrad – 18 km; Rovinj – 35 km; Umag – 42 km;  Pula – 59 km; Medulin – 66 km; Rabac – 70 km
Distance from Porec to cities of Croatia:
Opatija – 83 km; Rijeka – 89 km; Crikvenica – 125 km; Zadar – 328 km; Sibenik – 410 km; Trogir – 435 km; Split – 452 km; Makarska – 498 km; Dubrovnik – 640 km
Distance from Porec to cities of Europe:
to Triest (Italy) – 86 km; to Ljubljana (Slovenia) 185 km; to Venice (Italy)- 264 km; to Milan (Italy) – 519 km; to Vienna (Austria) – 561 km; to Munich (Germany) – 522 km; to Bratislava (Slovakia) – 613 km

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Map of Porec

Weather in Porec

Porec receives 2 388 sunny hours a year.

Average monthly temperatures in Porec Croatia:

January +8 С
February +10 С
March +13 С
April +17 С
May +21 С
June +25 С
July +28 С
August +28 С
September +24 С
October +19 С
November +14 С
December +10 С

Average monthly water temperatures in Porec Croatia:

January +12 С
February +11 С
March +14 С
April +15 С
May +18 С
June +21 С
July +22 С
August +24 С
September +22 С
October +19 С
November +17 С
December +13 С
The lowest temperature of water in Porec is in March from 9,3 C to 11,1 C.
The highest temperature of water in Porec is in August from 23,3 С to 24,1 С.
Total salty content of water is Porec is 36-38%.

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