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“Something for everyone” could be Poreč’s motto—the seaside resort offers a wide variety of attractions, from a UNESCO-listed Byzantine basilica complex to endless shopping opportunities to slick resort hotels so crammed with activities and services that you’d think you were in Disney World. Poreč courts tourism, supports tourism, and profits from tourism, but the town and surrounding area still manage to intrigue, perhaps because they are a seamless blend of medieval heritage, a well-oiled service industry, idyllic vineyards and olive groves, and blatant commercialism. Old Town is the epicenter of this tourist mecca, with immaculate cobblestone streets, precisely clipped plantings, multilingual signs explaining all points of interest, and enough jewelry stores and gelaterias for every tourist in Croatia.