Poreč - Parenzo walking tour with Euphrasiana

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Tour Number

Activity Level

36488


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
some uneven stone paved streets, but flat and easy walk,
proper attire obbligatory inside church

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Croatian (fluent), English (fluent), German (fluent), Bosnian (advanced), Hungarian (conversational), Slovene (conversational), Italian (advanced), Macedonian (basic), Serbian (advanced), Serbo-Croatian (fluent)

Guided walking tour of Poreč - Parenzo * visit to UNESCO's Euphrasiana


Poreč with it's Riviera is nowadays the biggest summer resort place in Croatia, located on Western Istrian Coast. Established during period of Roman Empire as Parentium, old town has many historical and cultural attractions, among them the most valuable is Euphrasiana, one of the best preserved still in use early Christian complex with its world known Basilica from 6th Century with authentic Byzantine mosaics from the same period, which are one of best preserved ones in the world. The whole complex is UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site since 1997.
Tour includes a pleasent flat walk through old town, visit to the remains of Roman Forum with Neptune Temple, and detailed explanation of interior of Euphrasiana with nartex, baptistry, Roman house remains, Bishop's Palace and Basilica.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Bus Station Porec - also available from any place or hotel in Istria, with additional driving and transportation cost (minivan, van, bus etc.)

End location: Trg Slobode - Freedom (main) Square in Porec

Duration: 1 hour 30 min.

What’s Included

Guided walking tour (1,5 hours), visit to remains of Roman Forum and Neptune Temple, detailed lecture within Euphrasius Basilica

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 Croatian Kuna - Admittance fee for visit to Euphrasius Basilica per person

What’s Extra

Entrance fee to Euphrasius Basilica - 40 Croatian Kuna - only local currency accepted. Basilica working hours: 9:00 - 17:00, no admittance during Holy Mass

Please note: on Sundays and major Roman Catholic holidays closed until 12.30pm, admittance to Nartex and Basilica is free of charge, but Bishop's palace, baptisterium and Roman ruins are closed.

Cash (local currency Croatian Kuna - HRK) or credit card if you decide to buy some local products and/or souvenirs.

Accommodations, meals and beverages, entrance tickets to museums, attractions etc.

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent guide for the Basilica. Went above and beyond to be helpful. Spoke English well. Friendly.
Laura Weisner

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