Travelogue – Poreč, Croatia
Poreč is a town with about 13,000 inhabitants as well as a municipality on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula, in Istria County, Croatia. The town is two thousand years old and rich of history with traces of the past like marks of its various conquerors showing on every corner.
There are the remains of ancient Roman temples and the Forum. There is the Basilica of Euphrasius built in 553, as a reminder of the Byzantine era, there are beautiful romanic, as well as Gothic buildings.
Poreč with its surroundings is one of the most important tourist regions of Croatia and it is well known for its sport, especially tennis facilities. The 2016 $10,000 ITF Future tournament, part of the ISTARSKA RIVIJERA clay court swing, took place at Tennis Centar Pical.
More information about travel & tourism in Porec here.
Valamar Riviera d.d., Croatia’s leading tourism company is managing the business operations of 41 properties along the Adriatic coast: 22 hotels, 7 apartment complexes, 2 hostels and 10 campsites from Istria and Krk island to Dubrovnik, with a total capacity of 43 000 beds in 16 000 accommodation units. Valamar Riviera d.d. is the owner of Valamar Hotels & Resorts, Croatia’s very first hotel brand, that represents a combination of international standards, service quality, Mediterranean gastronomic delights and elements of Croatian hospitality. Furthermore, Valamar Riviera d.d. owns the brand Camping Adriatic by Valamar related to campsites, whose exceptional quality is confirmed by numerous international accolades, certificates and awards.
With a more then sixty years experience in holiday operations, the Valamar Riviera tourism company is an ideal partner for all those wishing to experience Poreč and Istria in the most magnificent way. Our staff pays special attention to our guests; with Valamar Riviera you can find exactly the sort of holiday you are looking for. For your accommodation, choose from our hotels, apartments, villas, campings and naturist campings and leave the rest to us. Our facilities are located by the seashore and stretch along the entire Poreč Riviera: from the picturesque Tar Bay in the north to the magnificent Lim Fjord in the south. As sports and entertainment have always been our special focus, there is virtually no sport you cannot enjoy in one of Riviera’s sports centres, and our entertainment team organises regular day and night activities.
Just 15 min walk-away from the town, in the bay Brule, lies Valamar Diamant Hotel. Guests will find at their disposal various services such as: heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, massage, sports centre, show-cooking restaurant, lobby, sport , wellness bar and many other useful services. It was the official player’s hotel in 2016.