Edo Murtić, one of the greatest Croatian painters is inspired by Vrsar landscapes, especially by the “Montraker” stone-pit. He used to spend most of the year in Vrsar. in his summerhouse-studio, situated in the most beautiful part of the old town. Many contemporary art lovers have had the opportunity to see Edo Murtić’s exhibits, on all continents, where he had over 50 own and 300 collective exhibitions. Besides painting. Murtić has accomplished significant achievement in scenography, mosaic, graphics and graphic design. The fact that such an artist has chosen Vrsar for his second home is a big compliment to this beautiful town, captured in memory on Murtić’s paintings.
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…More
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.