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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Ocean Lava Triatlon

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.

Vrsar is a picturesque fishing town with more than 2,000 years of rich historical heritage. As the Ocean Lava team notes, ‘it is a place recognised by those seeking to relax on its clean coast, as well as those seeking excitement along its biking and walking trails.’

In the first edition of the new event, participants will have an opportunity to swim in the archipelago of 18 uninhabited islands, ride to the green inland of the peninsula between vine and olive oil fields, and then run along the waterfront, in two distances, Olympic and half.

Late October in Istria is typically still warm and sunny. Ocean Lava adds that ‘everyone who comes will enjoy beautiful sunsets near the sea, or can visit many vineries, olive oil houses and other gastro delicacies specific to this area.’