Tar and Vabriga, once two villages, now make up one municipality with one side facing the sea, the other the fertile Istrian interior. The hardworking inhabitants of this region engage in agriculture, tourism and fishing. Therefore, tourists can enjoy all the comforts of Istrian cuisine made from fruits of the sea and land and your palette can be treated to some famous Istrian wines.

The idyllic setting is made complete with classical music concerts that are held in summer in the parish church of sv. Martin [St. Martin] at Tar. In this area there are many historic remains more than sixty million years old, traces of dinosaur tracks, bones and mammoth tusks, and the ruins of prehistoric people. Near the town, in Červar and Larun there is an archaeological site that has a former Roman country house, oil mill, amphorae, sunken port...
Istrian olive oil normally has the extra virgin quality. The extra virgin olive oil and olive oil roads you can visit while staying in Istria have become more and more significant in Istrian tourism. The Istrian olive varieties are: Buža, Buža Minuda, Buža Puntoža, Črnica, Drobnica, Istarska bjelica, Karbonaca, Moražola, Oblica, Rošinjola and Žižolera.

In November, they hold the International Olive Oil Days in Vodnjan and Tar is another popular olive oil destination.
Tourist board:



  • Istarska 8a
  • 52465 Tar




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