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Colors of Porec - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

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 juggler – owing to all the unrepeatable atmosphere of the Middle-Ages covers the city’s streets for a few days. Beautiful national music sounds in the streets and squares, there are performances of street actors and works of colorful trade fairs.
Porec is the most popular touristic city of the country, it draws with its hospitable atmosphere, beautiful culture and number of sights. It is better to start an acquaintance with the city … Open
At the primary squares of city there are wealthy festive tables with a great number of dishes, the main festive drink is wine for a lot of years. The favorite entertainments of festival’s guests are exciting knight duels, which are observed by a lot of people. There are special entertainments for children, who will appreciate number of side-shows, playing grounds and candies.
Travelers who are going to visit Porec in august can visit Festival of street art. Exciting performances of fire-tampers, youth dance and musical groups, funny contests and exhibitions of modern art – beautiful summer festival will help to multiply resting program and make a closer acquaintance with culture of local habitants. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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
Popular festival Gold copel is devoted to folklore art, number of its participants increases with every year. Not only local collectives but also the actors of other Mediterranean countries take a part in this festival. The primary events go off at the Victory Square, during the whole day there are musical and dance performances. Craftspeople take a pert in the festival too, so all people can buy their unique crafts.
Porec This festive is gone off in the middle of July, people who want to introduce with local cultural traditions will like it. In July there is colorful Tango Festival; during this festival local and foreign dancers demonstrate their talents. The majority of events are in open-air format, entrance is absolutely free. This festival will be perfect for people who have always wanted to learn this passionate dance. Except of the performances, there are master-classes from the skilled dancers.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Porec
♥   Eufrazijeva Bazilika Poreč, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Stolna cerkev Marijinega vnebovzetja Koper, 37.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Katedrala Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije Pula, 44 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di S. Giusto Martire Trieste, 48.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Eufemia Grado, 52.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria Assunta in Cielo e SS. Ermagora e Fortunato Aquileia, 62.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Ambrogio Monfalcone, 65 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Porec
♥   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
♥   Castle 'Castello di Miramare' Trieste, 53.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Duino' Duino, 60.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Croatia

For a long time, Croatia was a part of Yugoslavia. Today, it is a separate country. Local people, as a rule, react negatively if they are called Yugoslavs. The Croats are most susceptible to the influence of Western countries comparing to other peoples of the Balkan peninsula. Their mentality, especially in the coastal areas, is closer to Italian than to Slavic. Italy and Hungary played an important role in the history of these places. The dominant religion in Croatia is Catholicism; it is professed by more than 85% of the total population of the country. Regular Turkish raids formed the national self-consciousness of the people and their pride of the independence. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Porec

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Porec. Learn the best periods to visit Porec to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Porec.
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