Istrie offers a typically Mediterranean countryside and climate, featuring rugged mountains inland, dropping straight down into the Adriatic. The rugged, mountainous nature of the land gives rise to hundreds of islands dotted all along the coast line of Croatia. Istrie offers a rich cultural and historical heritage, unspoilt beaches, clear, blue sea and picturesque little towns.
Vrsar is a tourist spot in the west of the Istrie region situated 9 Km south of Porec, traditionally the port that exported the stone of the Istrie region that grew up in in Roman times and became a small medieval town
The Lim canal (nature park) is to be found 3 Km to the north. Vrsar also represents an archipelago made up of 18 uninhabited islands, which abound in Mediterranean plants (boat trips available to visit the islands).