Position of the ships in harbour, can be find following the link on the map of the city or in description of parking in the fragment on the bottom.

Speed ferries between Porec and Venice

 

The cities are 102 km away from each other and the catamaran ride takes about 2.5 hours. Please, read here more information about the trip and about Venice.

Trips to Venice begin here in the second half of April and end in the first half of October. In July and August trips are going every day.
Bus transfer is available from Mareda, Novigrad, Lanterna, Cervar, Laguna Materada and Park, Plava and Zelena Laguna, Funtana, and from Vrsar.
On some days, bus transportation from Umag is available as well.
For travellers coming alone, the check-in and departure point is the customs pier in Porec. Address: Obala Marsala Tita next to the hotel Valamar Riviera (follow the link in description of parking). In Venice, will dock in the port of San Basilio.

 

Price of the day trip for all boats: 520 HRK per adult.

There are 3 variants in 2017:

1) Day journey by the catamaran San Pawl, sails every Wednesday, in the time of 3. May to October 4 every Friday 5 May to 29 September, every Sunday 7 May to 1. October 2017. In the period from 3. July to 28. August except Thursdays, the trip goes daily.

Approximate itinerary:

07:30 check-in Porec
08:00 departure.
10:45 arrival in Venice and free time for sightseeing.
17:15 departure (Port San Basilio)
20:00 return to the starting point.

Bus shuttle is free.

One-way drive by San Pawl

 

From Porec to Italy, the price for the adults is from 400 HRK to 580 HRK and for the children from 4 to 14 years is from 255 HRK to 365 HRK. From Venice to Croatia the price is from 445 HRK to 630 HRK for the adults and from 295 HRK to 385 HRK for the children from 4 to 14 years. Prices are subject to change depending on availability and period. In the both cases the bus shuttle is not available.

 

2) Day journey by the catamaran Prince of Venice, every Thursday, in the period from 4. May to 12. October, every Tuesday from 9. May to 26. September, every Saturday from 10. June to 7. October, every Friday from 30. June to 15. September and every Monday from 3, July to 4. September 2017.

Approximate itinerary:

07:00 check-in Porec.
07:30 departure.
10:30 arrival in Venice and free time for sightseeing.
17:00 departure. (Port San Basilio)
19:30 return to the starting point.

 

3) Day journey by the catamaran Adriatic Jet, every Wednesday from 21 May to 27 September 2017.

Approximate itinerary:

07:45 check-in Porec.
08:15 departure.
10:30 arrival in Venice and free time for sightseeing.
17:00 departure. (Port San Basilio)
19:30 return to the starting point.

Bus shuttle price is 30 HRK per adult for variants 2 and 3.

 

One-way drive by Prince Of Venice or Adriatic Jet


In both variants, the price is 453 HRK in the both directions and can be provided on request. In those case the local bus is available in Croatia and cost 30 HRK per adult.

We can also help you to find a cost-effective common shuttle or private car pick-up, through the services of our partners.


Fish picnic to Lim Fjord, Rovinj and Vrsar

 

Rovinj, the most beautiful city in Istria.

Departure at 9.30 am. Ship: Monvi. Welcome drink. Panoramic cruise along the Istrian coast, among tiny islands and through Limski kanal to the Pirates Cave. A short break is followed by the ride to Rovinj. Upon arrival, follows sightseeing of the historic down town and lunch. To recommend are the Church of St. Euphemia, Via Grisia - Street of young painters, the city gate. You can also visit the city market that offers a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and souvenirs.
The next stop, Vrsar, provides another chance for swimming or snorkeling. Return to the port around 5.00 pm.

Price: 220 HRK per adult.

Price includes: guide, lunch and aperitif. Lunch: grilled fish (mackerel), meat (chicken and sausage) or the vegetarian menu, salad cabbage and tomatoes, bread and drinks like wine, juice and mineral water at lunchtime.

Trips to Rovinj are almost always available. More about boat excursions from another ports in Istria.

 

Day trip to Brijuni islands

 

Brijuni islands, National Park.

National Park Brijuni is magnificent archipelago of 14 islands.

Approximate itinerary:



Departure from the hotels according to schedule. In the area north of Porec, bus shuttle is beginning at Lanterna (07:45) and finishing at hotel Zagreb (08:05). In the area south of Porec, is beginning at Koversada (07:40) and finishing at hotel Diamant (08:5).
08.45 departure of the ship (aforementioned Adriatic Jet or Prince of Venice) from Porec.
09.45 departure from Rovinj.
A tour of Brijuni. (about 4 hours)
14.30 departure from Brioni.
15.00 return to Rovinj.
15.30 return of the ship to Porec port.
16.00 transfer to hotel.

Price of the trip to NP Brijuni: from 340 HRK for adult.


Bus shuttle from your hotel, guide, ship and ticket to National park (210 Kn = 28 euro) are included. The trip goes every Sunday in July and August. Food and drinks are not included.

Also, for tourist who like to visit NP Brijuni alone, agency can ensure tickets to National park, help to choose free date, appropriate guide and the best parking. In this case is needed to come in National Park alone and the prices for adults are up to 210 kn. The trip leaves from Fazana which is located about 50 km from Porec.

 

Dolphins hunt at the sunset. (Hunt by the camera)

 

Dolphins hunt from Porec at the sunset. (Hunt by the camera)

Departure at 19:30 from the port. Boat: Vrsa Drive along the coast and arrival at a position between City of Vrsar and the entry to the Lim Channel. Follow stop on the sea and the engine are running at minimal power. The captain moves Vrsa a bit, looking for the right position. Several minutes after come the dolphins. They swim around the boat without fear. Return to the port around 22:00.

Price: 150 HRK per adult.

Food and drinks are not included.

 

Fishing trip from Porec

 

Fishing boat Klaudia.The trip is operating by motor boat Klaudia (9,60 m long and capacity of 10 people). Departure is about 8:30 am from the port of Porec, and the fishing position is about 4 kilometers behind the island of Sveti Nikola. There is a shallow depth of about 23 meters which is surrounded by a depth of about 27 m. This place is rich with fish. Upon arrival, the ship is anchored. The fishing takes about 3 hours. Return to port Porec around 12:00 o'clock.

Price for adults: 375 HRK

The price includes: fishing licenses and tackle, baits (squid and sardines) and a welcome drink. The trip must be announced earlier in order to obtain a fishing permit. There is also an afternoon variant from 16:00 to 19:30.

 

Weather and boat trips

 

Influence of the wind on the boat trips here is not big. Generally, northeast and southeast winds make here a sea quiet and even south wind, if not to strong provides good condition for navigation. Just west winds, if are stronger can be a problem, what is very rare. (Below 2%)

 

Excursion by bus to Plitvice lakes

 

Day tour to Plitvice Lakes

This National Park is an area of incredible natural beauty and aesthetic value.

 

Approximate itinerary:

Bus shuttle according to timetable: Lanterna (07:25), Cervar-Ulika (07:35), Laguna Materada and Park (07:45), Zelena Laguna - main reception, Astra, AC Bijela Uvala (07:20), Plava Laguna Mediteran and Galijot (07:30)
13.00 tour through the National Park with guide.
16.15 lunch in the restaurant.
17.15 departure from the Plitvice Lakes.
22.00 expected arrival and transfer to Hotel.

Price: up to 675 HRK for adult.

Bus, guide, lunch and entrance (to 180 HRK) are included in the price.

 

All prices and schedules are approximate. For exact prices for 2017 and schedule please send us your inquiry.

Porec can also be used as an entry point to Croatia, because is good connected by bus to the rest of the Croatia. The nearest train station is located in Pazin (20 km).
The city is also the largest holiday center in Istria. Of historical and cultural sites, to mention is Euphrasian Basilica. It is one of the best preserved byzantine churches in the Mediterranean. Gastronomy is perfect with reasonable prices. The beaches are numerous and see is very clean. Swimming is possible even in very close to the port.

Adriatic-Jet, a modern catamaran that connects the western coast of Istria with Venice. St. Paul, the fastest catamaran. The interior of the ship to Venice. The landscape of the surrounding area Cvitani near Visnjan. Distance of  the city is about 15 km. The landscape surrounding village  Karojba. (Distance of  the city is about 10 km). The vineyards sloping down to the sea. Street map with parking places. Guided tour during the trip in Rovinj.Carnival mask.

Pictures from 19th to 21st are published with the permission of the author, R. Sironic.
Gallery of fish picnic, day trips and the boat's parties.


PARKING for a car in the neighbourhood of the see cost 10 Kn per hour and 80 kn per day. Entry to parking is vis a vis address: Partizanska ulica 4, 52440 Porec, and the distance to harbour is about 900 m. Better is to park on the bus station in the centre (7 Kn per hour and 80 kn per day). The cheapest parking is next sports hall ZATIKA.

Carnival masks. Gondolas. Grand Canal Wooden docks of Venice

For more informations about excursions call Mr. Nenad Heinrich at 0038598232083 or send request by email. More about EXCURSIONS AND SERVICES HEINRICH, HR-AB-01-21010132257 General conditions are here.