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Vrsar was the medieval fishing town built around Kaštela on a hill above the bay. It was developed at the very mouth of the Gulf of Lim. Of the Roman town Ursarija which was along the coast are preserved remains of summer and mosaics, and 13th century have been preserved gates and other cultural and historical monuments. In the core of old town the modern tourist resorts is built on hills covered with pine trees are beautiful view on the archipelago of 18 islands of green beauty. The untouched natural and cultural heritage is beautifully preserved and now makes valuable sights: The Church of St. Foska, remains of Kaštela who was a residence of the Bishop of Porec, the main city gates, streets and squares, the parish church of St. Martin, Old Roman gate of the Church of St. Anthony, the Church of St. George, Roman necropolis, old Christian Basilica, Roman Basilica St. Mary from the sea and abandoned quarries.
Old and abandoned quarry are among the attractions of Vrsar, the stone was taken from there continuously since Roman times.
Vrsar is called “Sculpture City” with good reason. The summer school of sculpture is held in deserted quarry Montraker since 1991 which starts in the last week of September. Sculptures from the previous workshops can be seen on the beaches, campsites, and waterfront and city parks.

There is Dusan Dzamonja's sculpture park - open daily from 9:00 to 20:00, closed on Mondays

Hotel complexes and camps offer all sorts of sports and recreational programs. There are cycling, diving, hiking, climbing, speleology, tennis, flying panoramic flights, fitness centers, sauna, wellness programs, beach volleyball, football, handball, basketball, deck chairs, darts, badminton, motor boats, boats, pedal boats, table tennis and more. For those who prefer extreme sports, Vrsar offers Adrenalin Park Akros, Paintball Sports Club and Diving.
Here is Koversada, the largest Croatian naturist resort and among the biggest in Europe.

Come, Vrsar will implicate you in his invisible net for which it''s difficult to leave it and is always good to be back...

Hotels in Vrsar:

Resort Belvedere
This resort is located on a mild descend close to the beach, very close to the promenade and Vrsar old town centre.
Resort Petalon
Resort Petalon provides its guests with rest in a green oasis and recreation in the sport zone with numerous tennis courts and a famous diving center.
Resort Funtana
Resort Funtana, situated in a small fishermen’s village of the same name, is a summer resort for a quiet family holiday.
Hotel Pineta
Situated in a pine-tree forest, close to the town and the town's seaside promenade, the Pineta Hotel is the most confortable hotel in Vrsar.
Apartmani Riva
Tourist Apartments Riva are situated on the very Vrsar Quay, next to the town promenade and marina. Thanks to their position, they provide a unique opportunity to learn about the local population’s...
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Istra (Istria) - Town Fairs

Istra (Istria) - Town FairsIstra (Istria) has a centuries-old tradition of trade fairs which Istrian towns keep alive. Fairs are places where people trade, meet, communicate, have fun as always…

Bale, Barban – 2nd Saturday
Buzet – 1st Friday and 3rd Thursday
Labin – 3rd Wednsday
Motovun – 3rd Monday
Pazin – 1st Tuesday
Svetvinčenat – 3rd Saturday
Višnjan - 1st Thursday
Vodnjan – 1st Saturday
Žminj - 2nd Wednesday and St. Bartol's Fair – last Saturday in August
Pula – every Saturday in Ciscutti St. the fair of antiquities, numismatics and collectibles
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