What to do in Poreč?

We invite you to discover what makes Poreč an excellent travel destination! Here’s a hint: Beaches and sun Most beaches in Poreč have a Blue flag, an international award for high sea quality.

 We invite you to discover what makes Poreč an excellent travel destination! Here’s a hint: 

Beaches and sun

Most beaches in Poreč have a Blue flag, an international award for high sea quality. Small beach shops, restaurants, bars, sports activities, and entertainment (playgrounds, mini-golf, bike rental..) will make your day at the beach more comfortable.

We recommend the following beaches near the guest house Pension Biba: City beach (Poreč), beach Pical (Pical, 1km north of Poreč), beach Brulo (Plava Laguna resort), beach Bellevue (Plava Laguna resort, „Istarska hiža“ restaurant, ), beach Molindrio & Ski lift (Zelena Laguna resort), beach hotel Parentium (Zelena Laguna resort), beach Lotosi (Zelena Laguna resort), beach hotel Delfin (Zelena Laguna resort). Type of beaches in Poreč: gravel, fine gravel, stone, rocky and concrete beaches shaded by pines.

Sports and water activities

Poreč is ideal for outdoor activities (tennis, snorkeling, fishing, windsurfing,..). Offer includes a wide range of water and land sports activities and a variety of entertainment facilities. Ski Lift Poreč is a 650-meter-long cableway for water skiing located in Zelena Laguna resort.

Must-try foods and drinks, wine roads

Wide offer of restaurants, taverns, and country households offering traditional Istrian cuisine. You should try Istrian soup called Maneštra, homemade pasta (njoki, pljukanci, fuži) served with a hen, mushroom or ham, Istrian truffles, asparagus), fresh seafood, Istrian pršut (ham),  ombolo (boneless pork loin),.. Visit some of the most beautiful wine cellars in Istria, taste Istrian wines, and enjoy views of the Istrian countryside; Visit the event Open Wine Cellars Day in Istria (end of May).

Bike and walking trails

Bike trails are an ideal way to discover Istrian natural beauties. Find your perfect bike or walking path. We recommend walking along the coast or bike riding from Poreč marina to Plava laguna and over the Lagunas (from Plava to Zelena laguna). Just follow marked hiking routes along the coast or create your own path.

Attractions and adventure:

Poreč and its central location is a great base to explore the rest of Istria and its countryside. Enjoy day trips to picturesque towns (Rovinj, a true must-visit), artistic hilltop medieval villages (Motovun, Grožnjan), coastal towns (Umag, Novigrad, Vrsar, Pula,..), National Park Brijuni (the sightseeing of the island of Veliki Brijun), Lim Fjord (Lim Bay, protected landscape), caves: Baredine (Poreč), Pirate cave (Lim Bay), Feštinsko kraljevstvo (Žminj),.

Did you know?… Part of the 1960s film “The Vikings” was filmed in the Lim Bay area.  It was produced by and stars Kirk Douglas.

Organized day trips:

  •  by boat: fish picnic, dolphin watching, a day trip from Poreč to Lim Bay and Rovinj,.
  •  outside Istria to Plitvice Lakes (CRO), Venice (IT), Lake Bed (SLO), Postojna Cave (SLO),.

Festivals and events:

Create a connection to local culture and community by visiting: local fisherman and tourists festivals, and gastronomic events (Fair of original Istrian agricultural products, Wine nights, Anchovy festival, Mussels festival, Watermelon festival, Istra & Craft Beer Festival, Malvasia wine festival..) and much more.

Poreč Open air festival of life (street music, wall lighting, Istra inspirit,..)

Summer music, dance, and performance festivals: Street art festival, Rise Up – Poreč music festival, Mediterranean folklore meeting, Classical music concerts, Jazz in Lap, Concerts in the Eurasian basilica, Dance star World tour,…

Historical festival: Giostra, travel to past, the whole city turns up in baroque costume,  with knight tournament and much more

Sports festivals: Poreč dolphin swimming marathon, Poreč Major Series International Beach volleyball Tournament; Offshore World Challenge (big game fishing) and Tunalicious Street Food Festival; tennis, football, badminton open tournaments, fencing championship, bike races like Parenzana, Poreč rally,..

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