Host Cities / Stage 5

Poreč

Poreč 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.      
Poreč 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.
Poreč 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 Poreč 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. 

 

Source: TB Poreč