An ancient coastal town with a picturesque old town core. Of all the towns on the Slovene coast, Piran as a whole has the most original town architecture, with a partly preserved town wall with seven mighty towers, a symbol of the past power and pride of the city. In the centre of the town […]
The Slovenian share of the Adriatic coast is 46 kilometres long, between the Italian and Croatian borders. As the nearest sea to Central Europe it can be reached easily, especially thanks to the brand-new motorway system. The standard of the hotels, the gastronomy, entertainment, the variety of events and the tourism infrastructure are among […]
Piran has a quite apparent Italian ambiance compared to its neighboring cities. The citizens of Piran most likely welcomed the Venetians rather than fighting against them which entirely secured Piran, unlike other Slovenian cities. A medieval walled Venetian town, Piran is the most beautiful town on Slovenia’s coast. Packed with twisting cobblestone streets, Venetian […]
Portorose (Portoroz) is the main Slovenian sea resort; it has been the sea in fact, together with the Mediterranean climate and salt-works, to make of it a tourist destination adapted to all seasons. Portoroz: Short history The natural healing factors, like the mud from the salt-works and the sea water, were in fact used, according […]
All over the world the Adriatic coast is well known for its sunny beaches and excellent tourism, it is really an ideal environment for family vacations, ideal for sailing, renowned for the variety of seafood dishes, and a must for all yachting enthusiasts. Adriatic coast is one of the most beautiful in the whole world; […]
Izola (Isola d’Istria) is an old fishing town on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The old town stands on a limestone peninsula jutting into the sea from a small plain. The new town developed on this plain, linking the old town with the nearby settlements. An old Roman settlement known as Haliaetum stood on […]
The town of Koper was built on an island which was linked to the mainland in the 19th century by embankments. By draining the swamp area between the island and the mainland, the town acquired an extensive plain which has developed into a commercial and industrial center.