Vrsar, Istria, official web site for tourist informations

Vrsar, Istria, official web site
for tourist information

Discover Vrsar delicacies 21st to 28th september

True hedonists, gourmands and lovers of authentic Istrian delicacies and spirits this September should head to Vrsar.

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“Historical fair below the Castle” this weekend

This weekend we invite you to the  “Historical Fair below the Castle”  On September 14th and 15th.

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Ocean Lava triathlon, oct. 25.-27.2019.

Ocean Lava Planet has extended its wings with a new event in Croatia. Taking place in Istria, the peninsula situated in the north-west of the country, Ocean Lava Triathlon Vrsar-Croatia takes place on October 25-27, 2019.

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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…

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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.

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Bike Trails in and around Vrsar

An excellent combination of cycling and refreshing by sea breezes can be found along any of the three official and uniformly-marked bike trails in the surroundings of Vrsar. The bike trails of Vrsar are characterised by driving on unpaved roads and forest trails and partly on paved roads. There are a number of rest areas along the trails where you can learn about the culture and history of this area.

These well-marked bike trails are of different lengths and depending on your fitness you can opt for a short, circular or long trail.

The longest cycling itinerary will lead you to the protected nature reserves, along the LimBay and through the KontijaForest.  This Vrsar trail is also the only trail in Istria which takes you exclusively through pure natural landscape.

More information on the bike trails of Vrsar can be found in bike maps obtainable from tourist offices and at hotel and camping site reception desks.

Have you got a GPS device? Download information and electronic maps at our web site.