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Porec Old Town, Poreč

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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. Use our Poreč trip planning tool to visit Porec Old Town on your trip to Poreč, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • A beautiful, clean and interesting town, which we were very lucky to be close to. It has boat trips available, we took a short trip to a nearby island. Restaurants, bars, ice cream parlours an shops....  more
    A beautiful, clean and interesting town, which we were very lucky to be close to. It has boat trips available, we took a short trip to a nearby island. Restaurants, bars, ice cream parlours an shops....  more »
  • We walked to town from our hotel, about 15 minutes. This is a charming place well worth some time of yours to explore. 
    We walked to town from our hotel, about 15 minutes. This is a charming place well worth some time of yours to explore.  more »

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