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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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.

The two outstanding restaurants located at Lim Bay, Fjord and Viking, have been popular with many generations of foreign guests. The Vrsar Marina features Trošt, one of the most renowned restaurants in Istria and Croatia, with affordable prices and guaranteeing a unique experience. These are facilities whose renown is justified every day by hard work and insistence on excellent quality and guests’ satisfaction.

When in Lim Bay look for fish specialties, shellfish and crabs; with Trošt offering also a rich selection of meat dishes, dishes prepared under the baking lid (pod pekom), and home-made ice-cream. In the village of Flengi, only a 10-minute drive away, among other restaurants there is also the family tavern (konoba) Laura, one of the oldest of its type in Istria.

Charming venues can be found also in the nearby village of Kloštar. On the southern entrance to Vrsar, next to the main road, there is the Vrsaranka, a symbol of local catering and a place where the rich tradition of local cookery has never ceased to exist.