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Porec Old Town, Porec
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See how a variety of cultural influences shaped Porec Old Town over the course of nearly 2,000 years. Illyrians, Romans, Franks, Venetians, Austro-Hungarians, French, Italians, and Slavs took turns governing the city. Take in remnants of the Roman period in the main streets and in the central Forum. Explore the town's rich heritage in museums and galleries, hosted in private houses and palaces. At the Euphrasian Basilica, admire the mosaics, which are some of the finest examples of Byzantine art in the world. Look for the Marafor, the fragments of an ancient church built on the alleged spot of Saint Maurus's martyrdom. See Porec Old Town and all Porec has to offer by arranging your trip with our Porec family vacation planner.
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  • Wonderful old town to stroll around. Nice restaurants, bars, and shops, with interesting sights thrown in. Right on the water. 
  • The old town is well preserved, with some ruins and churches present, surrounded by the sea adriatico old Tower press for beauty and primarily by numerous restaurants and bars in the region, spend hours walking and enjoying.
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  • This was one of the best vacations ever! I love the beach but the sand can get to be a bit too much. In Porec, the beaches are different then where I live. You have a concrete boardwalk with chairs an...  more »