Marina Vrsar is located on the northern part of harbor and it is open all year round. Marina Vrsar is situated in the small town of Vrsar on the west coast of the Istrian peninsula; around 10 km south of Poreč and 3 km north of the bay of Lim. This makes it a perfect location where you can cruise in the beautiful archipelago of 18 uninhabited small islands is situated in front of Vrsar. Protected by the small island of Sv. Juraj, a breakwater with a jetty and a seawall, Marina Vrsar is a safe shelter from all winds except strong N and W winds.
Mooring: Marina Vrsar has 200 berths and 40 dry berths for boats and yachts of up to 50 meters. You can get water and electricity in all berths.
In the Area: Town and port of Vrsar are situated on the west coast of Istria . It is a well-known tourist attraction with tourists coming in all year round. In front of Vrsar, you will find of the world’s most beautiful archipelagos with 18 uninhabitable islets. The name of the town is an indicator of its long historic origins: Ursaria, Orsaria, Vrsarium. The old word ‘ur’, meaning ‘source’ lies at the root of the many names it has held over the centuries. In the 5th centruy, a larger center was established with an old church. In the Romanic period, the building phase of castelli situated on hilltops began. This was the period when Vrsar served as a fortressed settlement and the center of feudal properties of the Porec bishops.
From the 17th century, you can find the church of St. Foska and the three-naval basilica of St. Mary of the Sea. Also from the 17th century, there is the church of St. Anthony, built in Renaissance- Baroque style. The building of municipal church of St. Martin on the hilltop began in 1804, and it continued since 1935. Between the 12th and the 17th centuries, the Vrsar bay was home to a salt plant and numerous quarries. From these quarries came the famous Vrsar stone, Pietra Orsera, which was used to build Venetian palaces, bridges and churches. This city is also known for attracting artists and important figures throughout history. Famous sculptors like Leonardo Tagliapietra and Antonio Rizzo used to come here and Pope Alexander III visited Vrsar in 1177. The famous adventurer Giacomo Casanova is known to have visited Vrsar twice in the 18th century.
Facilities include a reception office, a hotel, restaurant, cafe/bar, toilets, fuel, car park and shops. A post office, bank, exchange office, pharmacy and medical services are available in Vrsar. Services include a crane (35 t), dry-berth and repairs.
An old stone pier, 60 m long and 20 m wide, which is located at the south end of the marina, is reserved for tourist boats and fishing boats. There are many restaurants and bars on the town quay in front of the marina. There is also an ambulance, post office and nautical shop in Vrsar.