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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Dušan Džamonja Sculpture Park

In the close vicinity of Vrsar there is one of famous and cultural tourist attractions: Dušan Džamonja’s Park of Sculptures. On the hills overlooking the sea, over more than 10 hectares of meadows, there are artist’s atelier, workshop and park of sculptures. In the 1960ties, after the Venetian biennial, the Džamonja’s statues made of nails and chains attracted attention of world art critics because of their unusual structure, universal forms, oriental exoticism and above all because of the author´s originality. His works are exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, in the Tate Gallery in London, as well as in the museums of modern art in Paris, Sao Paolo, Antwerpen and other cities in the world and in Croatia.

Born in Strumica on 31st January 1928. Graduated in1951 on the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb at the class of prof. V. Radaus and enrolls in Master class of prof. F. Kršinić. 1953 starts to work in his own studio. 1954 first one man show. 1970 begins construction of his house, studio and Sculpture Park in Vrsar. He lived and worked between Zagreb, Vrsar and Brussels.

…With more than half of a century of work behind him, Dzamonja is one of the most distinguished artists in Europe. A testimony to his contribution to art has been provided throughout his career by the many honors, prizes, and commissions that had come this way. So what is that particular quality that he has contributed to the world of sculpture for which has been so widely recognized bx museums and critics? In as much as it is ever possible to answer such questions, three aspects of Dzamonja’s work suggest themselves. He developed new ways of using traditional materials; he reconciled the intractability of metal to the fluidity and animation of nature; and , without resorting to narrative, he imbued his architectural monuments with the sensation of human presence…

Jasia Reinchard
London, 2000

IDN° 0005
SKULPTURA MS – I
1996
čelik – korten
185x257x130 cm
IDN° 0249
METALNA SKULPTURA – 98
1984
čelik – korten
211x130x120 cm
 IDN° 0005
SKULPTURA MS – I
1996
čelik – korten
185x257x130 cm
IDN° 0944
SKULPTURA CL – IV
1994
čelik – korten
116x130x110 cm
IDN° 0284
SKULPTURA ALP – VIII
1988
aluminij – poliester
110x135x117 cm
IDN° 0863
SKULPTURA BT
1985
bijeli cement – čelik-korten
115x151x122 cm
IDN° 0335
METALNA SKULPTURA – 95
1980
čelik – korten
200x162x46 cm
IDN° 0335
METALNA SKULPTURA – 95
1980
čelik – korten
200x162x46 cm