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One of the oldest fortified cities of Istria is located between Vrsar and Poreč, named after St. Lawrence, the patron saint of the city. St. Lawrence (Cro. Lovro) or simply Lovreč was first mentioned in the eleventh century as “Castrum Sancti Laurentti”. The city features the parish church of St. Lawrence, which dates back to the 2nd century. Next to the church, in Lovreč you can visit the bell tower, the old paved square, as well as towers and walls that have protected this place from enemies ever since ancient times. The day of St. Lawrence, the early Christian martyr, is celebrated on August 10, on the same day as the day of the municipality which bears the same name.
St. Lovreč 52448, Istria
45.175672, 013.743832 (45°10’32.4″N, 013°44’37.8″E)
00385 (0)52 448 195
GPS coordinates: 45.175672, 013.743832 (45°10’32.4″N, 013°44’37.8″E)
Address: St. Lovreč 52448, Istria
Sveti Lovreč – Poreč (13km)
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Sveti Lovreč – Rijeka (82km)
Sveti Lovreč – Zagreb (245km)
Sveti Lovreč – Split (415km)
Sveti Lovreč – Dubrovnik (630km)
St. Lovreč is located in Istria and it is about 13 km away from Poreč.
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do mjesta Sveti Lovreč koji se nalazi u unutrašnjosti Istre, a od Poreča je udaljen oko 13km. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Svetom Lovreču koji se nalazi u unutrašnjosti Istre, a od Poreča je udaljen oko 13km. Hvala!