Vrsar, Istria, official web site for tourist informations

Vrsar, Istria, official web site
for tourist information

Historical heritage in Vrsar

The name Vrsar (Italian: Orsera) is very old. In Medieval Latin documents the name appeard in different variants: Ursaria, Ursarium, Vrsarium, Orsaria…


A Rich Culinary Tradition

All fragrances and aromas blend in Vrsar to give a harmonious overture into the characteristic gastronomy of Istria. Sea food, grilled fish and meat delicacies that can be tasted in charming restaurants and authentic konobas (taverns) are just a small part of the rich gourmet experience offered by Vrsar.



There are many sports and activities for you to choose – tennis, football, volleyball, basketball, even bowling and mini golf.


Natural Wonders

From the shores of the Adriatic to the lowlands and undulating hills in the hinterland, the natural wonders of Vrsar and its surroundings are the source of inspiration for every traveller desiring rest and relaxation.


Summer morning

Vrsar has stood on a prominent hill overlooking the Adriatic coast since the Middle Ages. This position has given birth to extraordinary positions from which one can observe the surrounding islands, islets, bays and coves.


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Active Vacation – Vrsar, Destination for Sport and Recreation

An active vacation offers relief from the stress of everyday life and for many people sport and recreation have become the way to relax and regain vigour. The diverse sports facilities located by the sea and the easily-accessible landscape of the hinterland make Vrsar the right place to enjoy all forms of active vacations.

Walking trails along the coast beckon for you to go for walk or a recreational run, and the kilometres of bike trails invite you for an exciting ride on two wheels through tourist resorts by the sea, through the Kontija forest or down the slopes of the LimskiBay.

Swimming and water sports are often the choice of our guests owing to the clean sea and modern well-furbished beaches where the renting of pedalos, kayaks and other sports equipment is simple. Apart from tennis courts, tourist resorts feature minigolf courses and table-tennis tables as well as courts where you can play football, handball, basketball and beach volleyball.

Starting from Vrsar one can easily embark on a caving or diving adventure, and reach the attractive rock wall near the Limski Bay. We recommend a boat trip as the best way to experience the beauty of the blues and the greens of the Mediterranean. Trip routes take you to various destinations along the richly indented west coast of Istria.