Porec, Adriatic Riviera, Croatia
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10 days/7 nights by Club-Class PREMIER Coach
Including Excursion to Novigrad/Umag
The historical old town of Porec reflects the influence of many different cultures in the buildings of its narrow cobbled streets. Discover the colourful little marina with fishing and pleasure crafts, waterfront bars and cafés and a variety of interesting shops and market stalls. Enjoy a variety of boat trips for just a few hours or a whole day with a traditional fish picnic.
The sparkling blue waters of the Adriatic lap gently into rocky coves and inlets where fertile woodland runs down to the shore. Strolling around or bathing in these picturesque natural lagoons, dotted with tiny islands, is a real delight.
During your stay you may relax or take advantage of the optional excursions to explore this beautiful region such as Rovinj, Vrsar, Opatija and the Island of Krk.
- Days 1-2
- Our route to Porec is via France, Germany, Austria and Italy, crossing the border into Croatia from the Adriatic coast. We arrive Porec late afternoon where we check in to our Hotel for a stay of 7 nights, half board.
- Days 3-8
- At leisure in Porec.
Spend your time simply relaxing and sun-bathing or join us for optional local excursions which may be available with our own coach or a local coach operator. Should you wish to explore the region further, there's a wide range of excursions available to book locally, including Opatija, Rovinj, the Island of Krk, the caves of Postojna, the Plitvice Lakes National Park, the 'Spanish Riding School' stud farm at Lipica, or the romantic City of Venice which has a Hydrofoil service directly from Porec.
- Day 9
- After breakfast we depart from Porec and retrace our journey homewards.
- Day 10
- Arrive back into the UK this morning and return to your original pick-up point.
i Excursions available and days of visits may alter according to local events and weather conditions
Hotel Valamar Rubin ★★★
Location One of the three Hotels located on the impressive Brulo Complex in the 'Plava Laguna' area, just to the South of Porec's old town. There’s direct access through the extensive hotel grounds onto the secluded bay for swimming and sunbathing from the purpose-built rock platforms. Porec old town is a pleasant 10 minute walk through woodland, 20 minutes via the roadway or a short hop on the little tourist train.
Hotel Facilities include outdoor swimming pool, sunbathing terrace, bar, coffee shop, buffet restaurant with a good choice of hot and cold meals, dancing terrace with live music, 24hr Reception with currency exchange* and lift service. Free Wi-Fi is available in the Hotel foyer.
At it's sister Hotel Diamant there is also a leisure centre with indoor pool, sauna, jacuzzi and gym (extra charge).
Bedrooms 258 bedrooms all have en-suite bath/shower & wc, air-conditioning, satellite TV, hair-dryer, telephone and most have balcony
* Currency exchanges in Porec (hotel or banks) will change Bank of England bank notes only.
They will not change travellers cheques or Scottish bank notes.
Dates & Prices
Prices shown below are per person per holiday,
including Club-Class PREMIER coach travel.
Child 2-11 years
Saturday 6th May 2017
Saturday 9th September 2017
3rd ADULT Sharing : £65 OFF
Your Holiday Price Includes
† Insurance is available to UK Residents aged under 75 years, subject to acceptance criteria by Insurance Company & underwriters
- There is no on-board hostess service for these holidays. Refreshments will be served by your Tour Driver/Escort.
- Currency : The currency in Croatic is the Kuna. Euros are not accepted.
You can change your UK bank notes for Kuna at the banks located in Porec town or at the Hotel's currency exchange.
You can also withdrawn Kuna at ATM machines but we recommend that you check the charges with your UK bank before you travel as many will charge a fee for withdrawing cash overseas.
Scottish Bank Notes : Currency exchanges in Porec will only change Bank of England bank notes, so Scottish clients should change Scottish notes for English notes at their local bank before travelling (the same applies to Northern Irish bank notes).
- Disability / Wheelchair Access
Please see 'Accessibility' section
This tour is scheduled to be operated by our Club Class PREMIER single-deck coach, which has a total of 5 stairs from the entrance to the seating level.
The on-board toilet for these coaches is located towards the centre of the coach and is down 4 very steep stairs.
Feeder journeys (connecting travel from your UK pick-up point to your Tour Coach and vice versa) are operated on both twin-deck and single-deck vehicles, it is not possible to confirm in advance which type of Feeder coach will be used.
Likewise, we have to reserve the right to be able to swap the main tour to our twin-deck vehicle at any stage for operational or technical reasons. For this reason it has to be a condition of our acceptance of booking that all clients are able/willing to sit on the upper deck if necessary.
We thank all our clients for their understanding.
Hotels & Locations Visited
Some key areas of the Hotel Rubin are accessible only by steps and are not fitted with a ramp or wheelchair lift.
Some of the places visited during excursions also have steps or uneven surfaces.