Vrsar is a lovely Croatian town situated on a hill, approx. 9 km south of the resort of Poreč. It is located on the coast full of tiny islands and picturesque coves, creating a landscape typical of western Istria. It invites you to the beaches, many of which have the Blue Flag certificate, guaranteeing the pleasure of swimming in warm, clean water. It also invites you to the old part with narrow streets made of stone, running between intimate squares. In the past, a small fishing village, today a popular seaside resort - this is Vrsar.
Holidays in the resort of Vrsar
It is difficult to list all the attractions that will meet us in the town. Lovers of monuments will stay longer at the old town gates, the temple of the Virgin Mary or the summer residence of the bishops of Poreč. People who love sports and active holidays in Vrsar will feel like in paradise - the abundance of entertainment will surely surprise them. Evenings can be spent in a bar with live music, pub, club or disco. During the day on land, there are playgrounds and tennis courts for adults, and playgrounds for children. There is a mountaineering club here, and hiking trails await amateurs of hiking. There are also bicycle routes. Anglers will also find a quiet corner here. And the beaches? Many will lose track of time on them. It is covered with fine gravel, and the descent to the sea is gentle, so children can splash in it (under the watchful eye of their carers). Numerous rentals offer the possibility of using pedal boats, sailing boats, surfing boards or motor boats, thanks to which tourists can visit the surrounding uninhabited islands. The Vrsar archipelago has as many as 18 of them. We will get to know the underwater world thanks to diving instructors, and we will take to the air on a hang-glider or during panoramic plane flights over the area. Another option is a parachute jump.
During your vacation in Croatia , it is worth getting acquainted with the specialties of the local cuisine. In the Vrsar region - but not only - they include, among other things, fish and seafood dishes served in various ways, all prepared according to traditional recipes. Vrsar's signature dish is ham with asparagus and truffles. Istrian cuisine is very diverse, aromatic and colorful, which pleases not only the stomach, but also the eyes. In high season, we can enter most of the eateries for a meal until late in the evening. Once you regain your strength, it is easier to continue exploring the resort, for example by walking along the Obala Maršala Tita promenade along the port. The surrounding area can be admired from the bell tower of the Church of St. Martin, towering over the city. Throughout the summer, classical music concerts are held in the temple. One of the most famous attractions of the city, worth including on the "must see" list of every tourist, is the marble sculpture park by Dusan Dzamonjas. In summer, it is open to visitors from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 11 am and 7 pm to 9 pm.
Camping in Vrsar
Undoubtedly, an interesting offer is prepared by Camping Naturist park Koversada , located approx. 2 km south of the city. This is not a place for people who are shy and have complexes about their body - the facility is considered the largest naturist campsite in Europe (it can accommodate up to 5,000 guests). Here, no one has to worry about restrictions, orders or even prying eyes. The campsite is surrounded on three sides by the sea, and besides, it is situated near the Lim canal, considered a landscape park. People who like active recreation can play beach volleyball, basketball and football or tennis on the court, there is also the possibility of taking advantage of a number of attractions related to water (including diving, yachting). While relaxing in the city, it is worth visiting the neighboring resorts, including Umag, Rovinj and Poreč.
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