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.

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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.

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SPORT, NATURE, ACTIVITIES…

There are many sports and activities for you to choose – tennis, football, volleyball, basketball, even bowling and mini golf.

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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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Edo Murtić

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.