Vrsar, Istria, official web site for tourist informations

Vrsar, Istria, official web site
for tourist information

Casanova Tour

Interactive walk tour with Casanova through romantic Vrsar


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.


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Montraker Live Music Festival

The unique ambience of the location and the refined sounds of selected Croatian and international musicians, accompanied by the gentle lapping of the waves, are the best invitation to Montraker Live Music Festival.

The supreme voices of the inevitable festival of ethno jazz, blues, gospel, and rock music echo within the cliffs of the former Montraker quarry. The alluring location by the sea turns into a dynamic summer stage, offering its visitors an unusually refreshing musical experience in the hot Vrsar summer nights.

During the past Montraker Live Festivals Vrsar has already been host to many renowned names of specific music genres: Daniele di Bonaventura & Black Coffee, Cedric Burnside & Lightnin’ Malcolm, the Italian sextet Guitarland, Damir Kukuruzović Gipsy Jazz Quartet, Folkrock Duo, Andy J. Forrest Band, Ten Years After, Whishbone Ash, Eric Sardinas, Letz Zep, Tamara Obrovac, Matija Dedić…

The musicians of a distinct style have, through  their concerts, gigs and gatherings, have credited Vrsar with the title of the praised rock and blues destination.