ABOUT THE FESTIVAL`S TOWN POREČ

Poreč - a city with a thousand-year history - offers something for every taste – sports courts, restaurants, clubs, beautiful scenery and plentiful entertainment options for children. You’ll find this and so much more in the hotels, camps and apartments of Laguna Poreč.

A true gem of the Mediterranean, Poreč preserved the charm of a small coastal town, but has all the features and amenities of a tourist destination that will make your holiday interesting and pleasant. You will discover concerts of classical music and jazz, folklore festivals and street art, museums and galleries as well as countless shops and restaurants. During the tumultuous history of Poreč, the influence of different nations and cultures interweaved in this area – Histri, Romans, Ostrogoths, Franks, Slavic peoples, Venetians, Austrians… The precious cultural heritage can be noticed at every turn.

By taking a walk through Poreč you’ll be passing through the same streets as the old Romans a long time ago. It was almost 2000 years ago when Poreč obtained the status of a city of the Roman Empire. Ever since the 3rd century it has been a diocese, and the town had self-government since as early as the 12th century. During the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, in 1861 it was pronounced the seat of the Istrian parliament. Remains of the Roman sanctuary with temples, medieval fortifications, Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque palaces are well worth a visit. The Euphrasian Basilica built in the 6th century, with famous mosaics, which is protected by UNESCO holds a special place among them. Check for yourself why the Roman patricians built their luxurious villas and celebrated the beauty of life precisely in the Poreč area.

However, Poreč is much more than its rich history and cultural heritage. Today, Poreč and its surroundings are a tourist mecca and a perfect holiday destination, wherever you may stay – at a nice hotel, pleasant camping or any of the numerous comfortable apartments. Poreč offers something for every taste – sports facilities, restaurants, night clubs, spectacular landscapes and plenty of amenities for children. You’ll find all this, and much more, in hotels, campsites, villas and apartments of Laguna Poreč. Have a dream holiday in Poreč, get to know Istria, fall in love with Croatia.


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