A beautiful town on the coast of the Istrian peninsula, Poreč attracts an ever-increasing number of guests year after year. Its beginnings date back to the time of ancient Rome, and with its numerous cultural monuments, it tells a beautiful historical story.
In 2016, Poreč was named the best destination for summer vacation tourism. This is a great acknowledgment for a town that is visited by almost half a million tourists each year.
The figures for overnight stays in the town of Poreč and its surroundings are impressive, and in 2017 they reached over 3,000,000.
One of the key features of Poreč is certainly a rich history that is best told by the historic city centre. The ancient town palaces are home to a wealth of museums and galleries, and numerous Poreč residents who live in well-preserved Romanesque and Gothic buildings. The most famous city sight is certainly the Euphrasian Basilica, which dates back to the 6th century and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List register.
In the fullest sense of the word, Poreč lives and breathes tourism, and it is a natural home to the Open Air Festival that celebrates life and wants to bring beautiful moments to all participants that they can take home and enjoy remembering. For its third edition, the 2018 festival, Poreč residents and their guests will be able to enjoy lots of entertainment on the city streets and squares rom July 1 to September 15.