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Top Choice Basilica in Poreč

Euphrasian Basilica

Top billing in Poreč goes to the 6th-century Euphrasian Basilica, a World Heritage Site and one of Europe’s finest intact examples of Byzantine art. Built on the site of a 4th-century oratory, the complex includes a…
Top Choice Istrian in Poreč

Konoba Daniela

In the sweet little village of Veleniki 4.5km northeast of town, this family-run tavern in an 1880s house with rustic decor and a big terrace is known for its steak tartare and seasonal Istrian mainstays. It also re…
Island in Poreč

Sveti Nikola

The island of Sveti Nikola lies just short of half a kilometre south of the peninsula. From May to October small passenger boats (adult/concession 25/15KN) make the crossing, departing every 30 minutes or so from th…
Italian in Poreč


Comforting Italian concoctions come in all shapes and forms here – penne, tagliatelle, fusilli, gnocchi and so on. There are also pizzas from a wood-fired oven as well as meat and seafood dishes. On a summer's eve t…
Istrian in Poreč

Konoba Ćakula

This tavern with a subtly hipster vibe does interesting cold appetisers and solid mains. Try the pasta with truffles as a starter, then perhaps the fish platter for two, which contains only freshly caught ingredient…
Mediterranean in Poreč

Konoba Aba

For the best seafood in Poreč, head down the narrow alleyway off Matka Vlačića 2 to find this small eatery that specialises in local seafood, risottos and truffle dishes. The food is delicious, the staff polite but …
Mediterranean in Poreč

Konoba Ulixes

Lost in the backstreets of Poreč, this lovely tavern serves great fish and shellfish dishes in a cosy setting. The food is usually spot on but some complain of lazy service here. However, there's a good selection of…
Pizza in Poreč


Be warned – the wheels of pizza here are supersized and one is enough for two. Some of their creations are topped with truffle shavings, but all are scrumptious, no matter what has been scattered on top.
Club in Poreč


On weekends, celeb guest DJs such as David Morales crank out electro house tunes at this humongous open-air club, one of Croatia’s hottest places to party, 2.5km south of town.
Club in Poreč

Villa Club

Popular beach bar and club that draws in a party crowd for a boogie to DJ-spun tunes each night in summertime.