Poreč is the biggest tourist centre in Istria. Landscape is formed of predominantly low and tame limestone plain situated between the Mirna valley in the north and the Limski Kanal Fjord in the south.
The city is the junctions of the main cost road on the west of Istria. Chief occupations include farming, viniculture, olive growing, fruit growing, fishing and tourism. The climate is extremely mild, free of oppressive summer heat; an average air temperature in August, the warmest month, reaches 24 °C and in January 4.5 °C. Poreč is a tourist centre famous for its beautiful natural landscape, long tradition in tourism and several well-equipped tourist resorts: Plava and Zelena Laguna (Blue and Green Lagoon), Brulo, Pical, Spadici.
Poreč is tourist resort with the largest number of hotels, apartments, campsites, rooms. The main of architect’s monument is St. Euphrasius’ Basilica, built on the abutment of Romans in 6th century (from 1997 part of UNESCO). The local historic museum has a interest collection about town history.
There are numerous tennis courts, gyms, sports grounds, together with horseback riding, water-skiing, and bungee jumping, yachting and diving opportunities. Many cultural events are organized throughout the year: classical music concerts