Vrsar, Istria, official web site for tourist informations

Vrsar, Istria, official web site
for tourist information

Diving – The Mysterious Adriatic Depths

Istra is not only beautiful in its green, hilly interior and along its ever unfolding coast where the evergreen touches the Adriatic but in the sea world that surrounds it as well.


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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Full Sail Toward Vrsar

Travelling on your own vessel and being on a yacht represents many people’s ideal holiday. Indeed, there is something enchanting about boats and ships – they invite you to a sea odyssey carrying the promise of a unique experience where the curiosity of an explorer and the lust for life unite.

Is there anything lovelier than sunbathing on a deck, while being anchored beneath the medieval town, admiring the shimmering blue Adriatic sea surrounding you?

Overlooking one of the most beautiful parts of the western coast of Istria, Vrsar is a balm to the sailor’s soul and an inexhaustible source of inspiration.

The waters of Vrsar comprise around 20 uninhabited islets, wooded bays and coves, and a marina near the town hill, a harmonious extension of the natural treasures of the Vrsar coast. Built at the beginning of the new millennium, the marina was several times proclaimed the best one on the eastern Adriatic coast.

Because of all the above- mentioned, Vrsar has developed into a real nautical destination and has become  a favourite spot for amateur sailors, as well as a reliable base to explore the Istrian coast. Today, it plays an important role in nautical tourism facilities and is moving full steam ahead towards creating an image of one of the finest destinations for boat and ship guests.