Colourful stone houses in a charming old town
Porec holidays lead you to a popular and charming town on the North West coast of the increasingly popular Croatia. At just forty five minutes from the airport Porec is the most popular resort on the Istrian Riviera and has a perfect location for not only exploring the local area but to see the other countries on the Adriatic Sea.
The postcard scenery is formed of colourful stone houses in a charming old town setting connected by cobbled lanes. The pretty harbour displays romantic restaurants and a delicate promenade filled with holiday shopping essentials. Along the coast is a long series of sandy bays melting into warm and stunningly clear waters of the Adriatic Sea.
The clarity of the waters ensure for beautiful diving allowing you to explore the underwater caves, cliffs and sunken wrecks. There are plenty of diving schools situated around the resort with tuition available for all ranges of skills. There is an array of water sports available along the sea front for those seeking a bit more adventure or if you want to slow the pace down you can take a stroll along one of the many water front promenades. Here you can have lunch in beautiful and romantic water front café and spend a day people watching or enjoying the views over the bays.
Quick Porec Tips
The flying time from the UK to Porec is appox 2 hours 10 minutes
The currency used in Croatia is the Kuna
Local Speciality is Cevapcici (this meatball is made of spicy beef or pork)
The transfer time from the aiport is approx 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
Croatia is rapidly growing its reputation as a European hot spot
Holidays in Porec offer a good range of varied accommodations from campsite, private villas and up market village style hotels to suit most travellers. From here you can explore the surrounding areas such as the amazing Basilica of Euphrasius, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that dates back to the 6th Century. At this beautiful Croatian church you can take the opportunity to visit the attached museum and venture up the bell tower for amazing panoramic views of the area. From the main resort of Porec you can take a boat trip to Slovenia or spend a day in the legendary Venice. After a hard day of sunbathing, water sports, diving and culture visits the nightlife is sure to revive you for the next day.
Restaurants offer both local and international delights serving famously refreshing Croatian wine. There are plenty of low key bars and cafes for a quiet and relaxing evening or if you wish to turn up the tempo then head into the interesting nightlife for a range of clubs to dance the night away. Croatia is rapidly growing its reputation as a European hot spot and with Porec being the most popular resort; this purpose built tourist site has so much on offer. Cheap holidays to Porec are available to book online at Latedeals.co.uk
Top Places To Visit
Porec Old Town
The Old Town is often called a cultural landmark encircled by walls and towers. Stroll throught the narrow cobbled city streets thats brimming with ancient buildings and colourful traditional stone houses
The Baredine Cave is an amazing mystical world of nature and is a treasure chest of stalagmites and stalactites. Underworld sculptures have been created through time by the patient work of water