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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“Pramaliće” Spring

“Oh, how beautiful is the spring in the Istrian valley  ..” (Mate Balota)

The tenth musical encounters “Pramaliće” will be held on Saturday, 21.04. at 19 at the Church of Saint Mary of the Sea in Vrsar. “Pramaliće” celebrates the arrival of spring, joy and brotherhood and the opening of  the summer season in Vrsar.

This year the choir Mendule “Pramaliće” invited:the  folklore group of the elementary school V.Nazor  from Vrsar, KUD Mate Balota from Rakalj, the Italian community  Vrsar choir „La Contrada“, the female choir  Harmonia from Csurgo – Hungary and the string quartet „4strings“ from Slovenia