Biking the Parenzana Trail

Biking the Parenzana Trail
Excursion Highlights:
  • Immerse yourself in the beauty of Slovene Istria by biking the scenic Parenzana Trail, a historical railway route connecting over 30 towns.
  • Experience the thrill of exploring two tunnels on the trail that once connected towns and now offer a unique biking adventure.
  • Start from charming Koper, travel to the fishing town of Izola, and learn historical anecdotes from your knowledgeable guide.
  • Enjoy the picturesque views of olive plantations, vineyards, valleys, and more— a delightful visual treat away from city life.
  • Round out your tour with a refreshing stop for wine and food.
Price: $98.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Active
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Difficult
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Food and wine samples will be provided at the end of the tour.
Recommended Dress Comfortable, light clothing for bicycle riding, cap, sunglasses, walking shoes and sunscreen.
Restrictions Must be capable of riding a bicycle. This tour is not handicap accessible.

Biking the Parenzana Trail

Spend your day biking down one of the most scenic trails in all of Slovene Istria. This Koper tour offers a glimpse into the area's unspoiled landscapes far from city life. Join us today on a bike ride you won't soon forget.

The biking trail on this tour was once home to the famous Parenzana Railroad. At one point during its operation, this railway connected over 30 different towns from Italy all the way to Croatia. Today, the trail is used mainly for recreational purposes, such as biking. The railway route features eight tunnels, two of which you'll get to explore on this Koper biking tour; one tunnel connects the towns of Izola and Strunjan, while the other connects Strunjan and Portoroz and Caro.

Your tour starts in Koper, where you and your group will meet and then proceed to the charming fishing town of Izola. While here, you'll listen to your guide share historical anecdotes, while you check out curious attractions like a salt evaporation pond. Along the way, you'll also ride past olive plantations, vineyards, valleys and other noteworthy sights. A final stop for wine and food will help you recharge before the Koper sightseeing tour comes to an end. Make your reservation today for this fun biking expedition.