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Porec is the perfect choice for holding an ideal wedding.
The Mediterranean flavours, fragrances and the enchanting architecture will turn your wedding day into the wonderful day you have always dreamed of.
Imagine yourself saying the faithful “I do” in the intimate atmosphere of the Euphrasian Basilica, a real gem of early Byzantine architecture. The beautiful [...]
Riviera Adria d.d. from Porec, the biggest Croatian tourist company operating as part of the Valamar group, is the winner of the Diversity Award in Human Resources.
The awards were presented as part of the project “Encouraging Diversity on the Croatian Labour Market,” which is co-financed by the European Commission and aims at the recognition and [...]
The celebration of Valentine’s Day, the day of lovers, has a long history dating back to the time of Ancient Rome. Valentine’s Day is celebrated on 14 February and is the day on which the greatest amount of flowers is traditionally bought.
Surprise your loved one by giving them something special. Spend an unforgettable Valentine’s Day [...]
Istria is the perfect choice for those who love long walks. Attractive hiking trails, cultural sights and natural beauty of the region are a good reason to take up this healthy activity.
Central Istria is rich in long hiking trails, among which we highlight the Parenzana - the path of health and friendship, a magical route [...]
Valamar cooks and pastry chefs showed impressive skills and won four medals at the National Cooks and Pastry Chefs Championship held in Varaždinske Toplice, as a part of the Croatian Culinary Days 2011. Dean Gluhak, chef at the Porec Naturist Resort Solaris, won the gold medal in the “Culinary Art” category with his cold creation [...]
Recreational cycling event marking the anniversary of the opening of Parenzana took place on 26 and 27 November, and the Parenzana trail led through Slovenian and Croatian part of Istria.
The Parenzana railway was built a hundred and ten years ago. The construction started in 1900, and that great and important undertaking was completed in record-breaking [...]
Christmas and New Year holidays, which many consider the most beautiful time of the year, are before us. It is the season of giving presents to our loved ones, family and friends and spending time with them. If you don’t want to miss out on the fun and genuine festive atmosphere, visit Porec and treat [...]
Once again, the celebration of St. Mauro’s Day, the patron saint of Porec, was marked with a series of events, concerts and lectures.
This year’s festivities to honour St. Mauro, the first bishop of Porec, began with Cello Festival Antonio Janigro. Over four days, from 17 to 20 November, cello fans enjoyed concerts given by chamber [...]
Olive trees growing around the hotels and camps of the Porec Riviera tourist villages had been planted before the facilities were built and the land was converted into a campsite, but there are also some younger olive groves around them. There are olive trees more than a hundred years old. The olive trees on the [...]
Hum, a small town located in the heart of green Istria, is the smallest town in the world. One can reach it by taking the road through Pazin and Buzet, or through the Ucka tunnel if coming from Rijeka. This small town is interesting for many reasons; 11th century was of key essence for the [...]
Autumn is the season when many delicious fruits ripen. Those who have orchards and vineyards are surely making juices, jams and compotes from fragrant and healthy fruits such as apples, pears, plums and grapes. Colourful leaves and the aroma of roasted chestnuts, autumn’s favourite treat which we can feast upon on almost every city square, [...]
At the Leading Campings of Europe association assembly held in Zell am See in Austria, Lanterna campsite was included into this elite company of Europe’s finest campsites. The organisation gathers 32 best campsites in Europe and from now on, Valamar’s Lanterna campsite will be one of them.
In a thorough campsite quality research, confirmed by results [...]
September sun rays still keep us nice and warm, indicating the arrival of what our predecessors used to call the Indian summer – a phenomenon when temperatures are unusually high for this time of the year.
The sunshine is pleasant during the day, the sea temperature has reached its highest level and the clear starry sky [...]
The fifth annual Giostra historical festival will be held in Porec from 7 to 11 September and all those wishing to take a peek into the past to see how Porec once looked will be able to enjoy a rich programme with plenty of events. The visitors will be given a chance to get to [...]
Artists of the Riviera Painting Colony will meet on the Island of St. Nikola for the twenty ninth year in a row. A peaceful surrounding of a pine tree park, lovely beaches and a panoramic view of the sea and the town of Porec, which can be reached by a five minute boat ride, make [...]
The “Porec Dolphin” recreational swimming marathon will take place on 3 and 4 September on the Porec beach Borik. The swimming festival at sea is intended for all those who love swimming as well as occasionally putting their swimming abilities to a test regardless of age, that is, all enthusiasts of recreational and professional swimming. [...]
Once again, the masked procession will symbolically take over the keys to the Solaris Naturist Village. The seven days of carnival will be extremely eventful.
This will be a crazy beach party taking place from Saturday, 20 July to Saturday, 6 August, accompanied by a rich entertainment and sports programme and a traditionally superb gastronomic offer. [...]
The streets and squares of the old heart of Porec will be brought to life by street performers from all around the world for the tenth consecutive year, in the period from 5 through 8 August. Street Art is a festival of street performances, introducing different forms of non-verbal, stage and visual arts expression. The [...]
The best visited film festival in Croatia, “Pula Film Festival”, is currently taking place in the amphitheatre in Pula, and it will last until 23 July. The festival in Pula is a famous event with a cult status intended for visitors of all ages who attend the screenings of the latest Croatian and chosen international [...]
All the guests and visitors of the town of Porec will once again be in for an unforgettable time during Valamar’s festivities this summer, for which we have prepared whole-day sports and entertainment programmes for both children and adults.
The celebration has begun on 7 July with the Lanterna Campsite Day and Naturist Resort Solaris Day [...]