Lighthouse Porer

LIGHTHOUSE PORER

Porer Lighthouse was built in 1833, on the middle of the islet in shape of a round stone tower 35 meters high and is the tallest in Istria. It is automated and included in system of distance surveillance. There is a permanent lighthouse crew. The stone building is a ground- floor building in which there are two apartments. The backyard of the lighthouse continues to the bridge on which there is a crane for lifting boats.

WHAT TO EXPECT

At Porer, the swimming is recommended at the places where the boat dock is situated. The lighthouse keeper will gladly tell you where the swimming is recommended at certain time of the day because the sea currents around the islands are very strong all day, so that even for a good swimmers,it is not recommend swimming away from the coast for more than fifty meters. The waves are very strong, especially in winter.

The undersea near the island Porer is attractive for divers and its characterized by shallow waters and underwater cliffs. The sea area around Porer is a rich fishing area where you can catch almost 90% of fish which live in the Adriatic Sea.

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