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Sightseeing in Porec - what to see. Complete travel guide

This is one of the most popular and noisy resorts of Croatia. On the streets of Porec you can always see many people; cafes and restaurants here are always full of visitors, and you will hear merry children's laughter and splashing water from the beaches of this place. Porec is ideal for outdoor activities. Here there are many places perfect for walks and conditions and equipment for exercising.
1. The most optimal type of public transport is road-train, which plies along seaside since 9 o’clock in the morning until 10 o’clock in the evening. Also water taxi is popular … Open
Along the coast lies the embankment, which features beautiful views of the surrounding islands. Here you can rent a boat or a yacht and explore most picturesque regions. Besides the observation of nature Porec is very interesting in the architectural meaning. Main streets are built in the classical Roman style. The streets’ crossing is the location of one of the most beautiful squares of Porec - Marafor. In the suburbs of the city you will find numerous religious buildings, the most famous of which is Basilica of St. Efrazius. The halls of the Basilica are decorated with wonderful Byzantine mosaics, which have become a sight of the international level.
However, beach rest remains the main entertainment for visitors. Here you will find either small lagoons or spacious beach areas, which stretch for several kilometers. Just like in any major beach resort, the coastal zone is equipped with many restaurants and discos, which make rest more pleasant and comfortable. The most popular disco is named Club Internationa; gamblers should visit the local casino located in the Roges and Parentium hotels. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Festival Dzhostra is prominent event in the city’s cultural life, visit of this festival is like real travel to past. People dressed in old aristocratic suits, brave knights and adroit … Open
The city runs several tourist trains, so during the excursion you can see most beautiful buildings and many monuments, and the guide will tell you many interesting facts about Porec. As tourism has started developing here long time ago, tourists will be pleasantly surprised by high level of service and very low prices for accommodations.
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Map of all castles
Castles in Porec and around
♥   Castle 'Monkodonja' , 19.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dvigrad' , 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Muggia' Muggia, 44.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nesactium' , 45.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di San Giusto' Trieste, 48.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Porec
♥   Forest Park 'Zlatni rt - Škaraba' , 18 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Landscape Park 'Krajinski park Strunjan' , 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Brijuni' , 37.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Busoler' , 45.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Kašteja' , 53.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Porec from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Pulska Arena

From the series “Ancient amphitheaters and arenas, that are still operational”
The reconstruction has been supervised by the world-famous architect Pietro Nobile. By 1932 the amphitheater has been fully prepared for large-scale events. Currently, the theater has 5000 seats. Visitors will have an opportunity to diversify the rest with a lot of interesting events. They can stroll through the underground rooms of the amphitheater, as well as look into the archaeological museum located on its territory. During the reconstruction of the arena, scientists discovered many unique artifacts that make up the museum's exposition. … Read further
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