Poreè is a town located in the heart of the western coast of Istria. A town
of culture, tourism, sport and entertainment, it has been recognised and awarded
for the beauty of its public spaces and its cleanliness many times over.
Poreè grew from a small coastal settlement into an attractive tourist
destination distinct for the great care put into the beauty of its public spaces,
a wide variety of accommodation possibilities, a diverse offering of events and
activities as well as facilities tailored to each individual guest.
Poreè is a town with a long and turbulent history which nurtures remnants of its
past in the heart of its old town. From Ancient Roman times to the present day
more than two thousand years have passed, and the streets of Poreè continue to
preserve their original architecture and numerous cultural and historical
monuments. Of these we can especially note the Euphrasian Basilica with its
distinctive mosaics dating from the 6th century which UNESCO recognised and
protected as a world heritage site in 1997.
Its attractive location allows guests of Poreè the possibility of visiting other
important localities within its vicinity: one of the most beautiful cities in
the world, Venice, the Brijuni National Park, the Baredine Caves, the Roman
Arena in Pula, the Pazin Chasm and the Lim Fjord.
Aside from its culture and tourism, Poreè also has a sports and entertainment
side. Almost every hotel has a summer terrace, and hot summer nights in Poreè
are enriched by numerous restaurants, discotheques, night clubs, bars and
Poreè also offers its guests diverse possibilities in the realm of sports, from
tennis, beach volleyball, football, horseback riding, cycling, walking and other
water sports which enhance the holidays of every one of its guests. Poreè is
also preferred by world-class athletes and recreational athletes as a location
for preparation and training.
For those who crave adrenaline, Poreè offers carting, paintball, waterskiing on
the only ski-lift on the Adriatic coast, jet-ski riding, mountain biking and
other sports for all those who love active holidays. Poreè offers the
possibility of not only discovering its jewels, but also of exploring its
surrounding area and discovering for yourselves why Istria is called ‘Terra
Magica’ (magic land).
Poreè is surely the pearl of Croatian tourism which offers its visitors a
different kind of holiday full of entertainment and events…. In short, a mosaic