Poreč Tourism, Croatia

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Poreč/Parenzo (Latin: Parens or Parentium; Italian: Parenzo; Ancient Greek: Πάρενθος Pàrenthos) is a town and municipality on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula, in Istria County, Croatia. Its major landmark is the 6th century Euphrasian Basilica, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. Poreč/Parenzo is almost 2,000 years old, and is set around a harbor protected from the sea by the small island of Sveti Nikola/San Nicola (Saint Nicholas). The town's population of approximately 12,000 resides mostly on the outskirts, while the wider Poreč/Parenzo area has a population of approximately 17,000 inhabitants. The municipal area covers 142 square kilometres (55 sq mi), with the 37 kilometres (23 miles) long shoreline stretching from the Mirna River near Novigrad to Funtana and Vrsar in the south. Ever since the 1970s, the coast of Poreč and neighboring Rovinj has been the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.


Explore popular vacation packages for Poreč, Croatia and kick-start your vacation planning for free. Poreč is located at a short trip away from Opatija a major city in Croatia. Opatija is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Lungo, Volosko, Moscenicka Draga. Also, to reach Poreč, you'll have to take a flight to Opatija; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Poreč, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Poreč*

  • Pollution Statistics in Poreč

    Know the pollution level of Poreč before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Poreč: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Poreč for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Poreč.

    • Burglary and Theft 15 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Poreč - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Poreč is 197.04 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 81.56 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 90.7 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 56.96 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.15 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 76.33 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Poreč

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Poreč

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.68 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 59.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 97.51 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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  • Save 20% Istria classic - Art, Culture and History Mosaic
    Istria classic - Art, Culture and History Mosaic

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    This tour will offer you a journey around the classic corners of Istria that include a visit to Pula and its many attractions...

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  • Save 20% Plitvice lakes national park
    Plitvice lakes national park

    Duration: 15 Hrs

    This 2 and a half hours’ tour takes you through the picturesque landscape of the Istrian Hinterland and Lika. Admire th...

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    Plitvice lakes national park

    Duration: 15 Hrs

    This 2 and a half hours’ tour takes you through the picturesque landscape of the Istrian Hinterland and Lika. Admire th...

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  • Save 21% Fish Picnic by boat
    Fish Picnic by boat

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Embark on a dreamy ride on the boat through the picturesque towns of Vrsar and Rovinj and the Lim Channel, claiming to be one...

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