Poreč - Parenzo

Last Updated: 23 June 2022

Discover the beauty of Poreč

Known as the Town of mosaics, Poreč is one of the most famous cities in Istria and among the world’s most fascinating places, due to its rich cultural heritage and impressive sea landscapes.

Take a walk on its historical Old Town streets, paved with original rock dating from the Roman Empire, and your steps will carry you on a time travel journey.

Experience the authentic Istrian life and delight all your senses, by tasting our traditional local food and drink, listening to live music concerts and digging the good vibes.

Enjoy a relaxing holiday at the beach, take a swim, get a tan, let yourself caressed by the warm breeze and gaze at the sparkling water of the Adriatic Sea.

If you’re searching for activities and sports in Poreč, there are plenty of things to choose from, like playing tennis, mini golf and beach volleyball, or trying something more adventurous, such as go karting, water skiing, riding a jet sky or even paragliding above the sea.


Visit the Euphrasian Basilica and be amazed by its old architecture and its preserved valuable mosaic sculpture, inscribed on UNESCO`s World Heritage List.

If you’re asking yourself what to do in Poreč by night, you can go party in the night club by the sea or take a walk on the dim lighted old streets, reach the port and admire the astonishing starry sky and the Moon’s reflection on the mystical sea. If stargazing is among your favorite things to do, you should
definitely pay a visit to the Observatory in Višnjan (near Poreč), where you will enjoy for sure a magical night.

You can also go on Saint Nikola’s island, sail away from all your worries, meet the friendly dolphins greeting you with jumps of joy from the shiny turquoise water and at the end of the day, fall in love with the amazing Adriatic sunset.