Poreč Tour & Wine Tasting
Visit to town of Poreč and the Euphrasian Basilica, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Also sample some famous Istria wines made by one of the top producers in the region on this cultural Yachting Land Adventure.
Travel by comfortable coach to one of the most known tourist resorts in Croatia – the town of Porec. By international standards, Porec as a site is a specific cultural and historical gem. Today’s town plan dates from the Roman times at about 50 BC. Following the common Roman town model, Porec has two main intersecting streets Cardo and Decumanus; even today being the backbone of the old town. During the sightseeing portion you will visit the Episcopal complex of the Euphrasian Basilica. Built in the 6th century, it is the most valuable monument in Poreč, which is also inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Also, see Marafor – the oldest part of the town with remains of two Roman temples, The House of Two Saints, The Istrian Parliament Building, Leoni and Zuccato Palaces. You will have some free time for explore this charming little town on your own prior to a scenic drive of the Istria Hinterland.
The drive through the Istrian countryside ends at the village of Kruncici, where you will visit the Matosevic wine cellar. The Matosevic family will greet you and share their stories, then you are invited to sample their wines (white and red) accompanied by some home-made cheese and Istrian Pršut. This half day excursion is a lovely way to spend a day discovering the culture of Istria, and its wine region. There is plenty of opportunity to purchase your own favorite Matosevic wine to take home and savor with friends or as gifts. Upon returning to Rovinj, your guide will take you on a short orientation walking tour of this magnificent and picturesque little town before concluding at the yacht.
Notes: A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures, and some may have limited capacity. All adventures in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Final departure times will be published on-board.
Duration: 4.5 hours
Price: 129 USD
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