Vrsar, Istria, official web site for tourist informations

Vrsar, Istria, official web site
for tourist information

Important !

In order to decrease risk of spread of coronavirus, Vrsar Tourist Board office will be closed after March 16th until further notice.

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CANCELED !!! Limes Bike tour , recreational cycling event on 25th April

Among the large number of amateur cycling races on the Istrian peninsula, the Limes Bike Tour organised by the Vrsar Tourist Board is getting more and more important. This event is mainly intended for families with children, but is also open for participants of all ages.

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Casanova Tour

Interactive walk tour with Casanova through romantic Vrsar

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Ocean Lava triathlon, oct. 23.-25.2020.

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 23-25, 2020.

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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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Sea and Guitars

Logo MaistraThe Sea and Guitars Music Festival is one of the summer trademarks of Vrsar. Guitar lovers know that- under the auspices of this, already traditional event, there is an exquisite concert every Thursday. Year by year, the programme has been selected by Saša Dejanović, the artistic director of the Festival and the renowned guitar virtuoso with an impressive number of performances both in Croatia and abroad.

Since the Festival was established in 2003, many distinguished masters of the guitar from all parts of the world, from Berlin to New York and Tokyo, have performed in Vrsar.

The antique ambience of the Romanesque church of St. Mary of the Sea, where the concerts take place, gives an additional lure to the Festival and in this way brings to the audience  a unique set of artistic experience. Dedicated primarily to classical guitar, the Sea and Guitars Festival explores the possibilities of  combining the guitar with other instruments, as well as musical genres such as ethno jazz, rock, and others.

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