There's no better way to appreciate Slovenia's presence on the Adriatic Sea than with this scenic Koper tour. Visit Izola, Piran, and Portoro to learn the fascinating history and flavor unique to each of these special cities.
When in Koper, you'll notice the city is officially bilingual thanks to its close proximity to Italy. The city's Port of Koper, established during the Roman Empire, continues to be a thriving contributor to the local economy. The old fishing town of Izola became a popular tourist stop with the discovery of its thermal spring in 1820. Modern day Izola will charm you with its many art galleries, street performances, pretty seaside hotels, and a dance club.
Walk through the narrow streets of Piran and get a feel for what life was like in Venetian medieval times. This city's protective town walls have sections erected during different eras, most notably during the expansion of the Ottoman Empire. In direct contrast to Piran is the modern city of Portoro. The 12th century Benedictine residents were legendary for healing rheumatic and other diseases with a concentrated paste of mud and salt water. Health resorts became popular here in the late 19th century and the economy is supported by numerous casinos and sports facilities.
This Koper tour includes transportation and a professional tour guide who will be on hand every step of the way. Book this tour now for a comprehensive look at this region's jewels of the coastline.
Reviewer: Karen Petitte
This is a beautiful area--among many along the Adriatic Coastline.
Reviewer: Yvonne Palit
What a wonderful tour. Excellent guide who was both knowledgeable and very personable. Only 5 passengers and we had a ball. Koper and the surroundings has just about everything. Mountains, natural little villages tucked away in the hills, views to die for of the coastline. Stopped off for a typical snack of local cheese, cured ham etc. all accompanied by 3 different local wines. This country is on my bucket list to return to and I would ask for the same guide again without question.
Reviewer: Lorraine Victor
Bus departed 30 minutes late for some unexplained reason (hoping for more guests??). One photo stop on the way to Piren, but hardly enough time in town to walk around, climb to the church and back down the coast promenade. With a stop for lunch, we barely made it back to the bus on time. Perhaps we would have had more time in Piren had we left as scheduled.
Reviewer: Denise Johnson
The bus was clean and modern, a bit more walking than we expected for this one but was good.
Beautiful coastal ride & touring. Excellent tour & guide. Only problem was in NOT having the usual personal audio equipment for the size of the group - sometimes hard to hear the guide.