The Region Vrsar – Funtana Holiday

The Region Vrsar – Funtana is located on the east coast of Istria, located half way between Pula and Porec. The town of Vrsar with its 2700 inhabitants, is a magnet for packages and individual tourists and is located in a hilly, green landscape. In former times, was in this region a center of fishing and the degradation of marble. The boardwalk is bustling, busy meeting point and departure points for boat tours, for example to the nearby Limfjord. There are also boat and bicycle rental. For the “upper town”, which was terraced on the hills, paths and stairways lead. The highest point of Vrsar is marked by the 1935 parish church dedicated to St. Martin.

Nearby is the Palazzo Edbesorsa, the summer residence of the bishops of Porec, which already since the 12th Century recovered here. Location just below the “Trg Degrassi” is, the central square of the place in which a well-preserved Roman gate of an old fort and a little Renaissance church from the 17th Century are. Something outside the village is the private sculpture park of the Croatian sculptor Dusan Dzamonia. It is open to changing times. Just 3 km from Vrsar, lies the village of Funtana, in which about 700 people. It is very picturesque, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. Worth seeing is the small church of St. Bernard in 1621.

The Region Vrsar-Funtana has many fine restaurants, cafes and houses in all price categories, from camping to all inclusive resort. The most beautiful beaches are located on the headland Montraker. It has a wide view over the bay and the port of Vrsar. The rock and pebble beaches with bathing have been awarded the Blue Flag for water quality. Nearby are also some dive spots.

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