Vrsar, Istria, official web site for tourist informations

Vrsar, Istria, official web site
for tourist information

Diving – The Mysterious Adriatic Depths

Istra is not only beautiful in its green, hilly interior and along its ever unfolding coast where the evergreen touches the Adriatic but in the sea world that surrounds it as well.

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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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SPORT, NATURE, ACTIVITIES…

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

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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.

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Walking

What is the easiest, the most effective and the cheapest way to combine healthy recreation and relaxation with a sightseeing tour of a region? The answer is walking.

Walking is the most natural way of human motion. Today in a flood of slow moving and monotonous jobs on one side and stressful commotion on the other side walkingis one of the best ways to help your body physically and psychologically. When you combine a healthy enviroment the pleasures of nature and the cultural historical beauties make the experience complete and the effect maximal.

The Vrsar shore is well known for its rich and diverse tourist offers and to the lovers of walking offers many pleasures. It doesen’t mean necessarily that it should besummer spring, fall and even winter should be taken into consideration more becauseof the mild Mediterranean climate.

There’s an infinite number of walking trails and paths in Istria, a peninsula where Vrsar is situated in its western part. The paths are suitable for all ages and physical conditions because they fall into the category of the less demanding for the most part the differences in heights are not more than 10 m, the exception are the paths 5 and 6 which are 60 and 109 m high but without a steep climb. Most of the paths or trails follow well cared for paved paths that have lighting, resting places and offer various catering and recreational places along the way. There are also paths for lovers of untouched nature and beautiful panoramas as well as for those who want to get to know the thousands of years old and rich history of civilizations of Vrsar and its region. A little bit of time, good foot-ware and good will is the only best thing that you will need for this pleasure.