Real Estate in Porec, Istria - Villas, houses and apartments for sale. Panorama Scouting offers a large selection of property for sale in Porec directly at the seafront or with sea view. Holiday feeling at the Adriatic coastline with crystal clear water and relaxation in a spectacular scenery as well as cultural experiences Porec could be the ideal place for your property.
Porec with its 16.700 inhabitants is one of the most popular and largest seaside resorts of the Istrian peninsula. So, from June to the middle of September life in Porec seems to be determined by thousands of tourists whereas outside this period it is more quiet and leisurely in the picturesque narrow alleys of the old town and at the harbour with its colourful fishing boats.
Yet, Porec´s most famous attraction is the Romanesque Basilica of Euphrasius in the centre of the town. This Byzantine Basilica was built by Bishop Euphrasius around 535. Decorated with marvelous mosaics and showing the Virgin enthroned with Child. Worth being visited are also the bishop´s palace, the atrium and the campanile not to forget the numerous palazzi which are witness of Porec´s notable history. The Romans had conquered the place, under the reign of Tibinius it had become a Roman colony and the main street Decumanus was built, today a popular shoppingstreet. In the 18th century Porec was under Austrian rule and still today magnificent villas and hotels show the Viennese charm of those times. Later Porec belonged to Italy till the end of the Second World War when the Italian speaking inhabitants were displaced by the Yugoslavian partisans. In 1946 Porec had become part of Yugoslavia and later of independent Croatia.
Porec is not only interesting because of its history but is also well-known for its concerts taking place in the Basilika – whether classical, jazz guitar or chamber music, it is one of the most attractive locations for concert lovers in Istria. During the summer you can also enjoy the traditional fishermen´s festivals at the harbour and choose from the various dishes of freshly caught fish.
The Mediterranean surrounding of Porec offers recreation at its best in gorgeous bays like the Plava Laguna (Blue Lagoon) or the Zelena Laguna (Green Lagoon) with their shady pines directly at the waterfront. From here you have a spectacular view of small scenic islands in the azure Adriatic Sea.
In and around Porec lots of free time and sports activities are offered - from hiking and mountain biking tours, riding, climbing, gulf and tennis to jet skiing or cliff diving. Organized trips for gourmets provide their guests with delicious truffles and olive oil, local wines, traditional cuisine and specialties of freshly caught fish of course.
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