Hop On Hop Off, A Taste of Koper

Price: $49.00
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Cuisine
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Snacks, Beverage
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and casual, comfortable weather-appropriate clothing. The tour will operate in all weather conditions so we advise to dress accordingly.
Restrictions Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Hop On Hop Off, A Taste of Koper

Hop on and hop off up to five stops at four different seaside Slovenian cities to explore the coastal lifestyle, indulging in local flavors and more when you book this convenient cultural tasting tour in Koper. Your scenic excursion includes 5.5-hours of fun as you ride a comfortable air-conditioned bus to take you to your stops and a flexible Hop On-Hop Off ticket to travel to visit four picturesque seaside villages: Koper, Izola, Piran, and Portoroz.

Each bus on the route comes with an expert guide-driver and arrives in one-hour intervals, so you will be provided plenty of time to explore the towns at your own pace and taste local flavors like Izolanka cake, ice cream, and delicious wine. You will also be given coupons for seven tastings, and a map to show you the local foodie stops, making this convenient culinary adventure perfect for food connoisseurs and families alike.

Begin your scenic tasting tour by meeting with your local guide at your Koper cruise pier. Then, hop on a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle that will take you along a scenic route between four seaside villages in the Slovene Istria. The first stop on your route takes you to the historic fishing town of Izola; get a panoramic view of this seaside town surrounded by lush green landscapes, pristine sea waters, and majestic mountains before your arrival. Here, find different sights of old-world architecture with attractions like the city symbol of a white dove, which, according to legend carries peace to all people.

While in Izola you can stroll along a scenic marina with a romantic backdrop of the Adriatic Sea and mountain ranges. The marina is also perfect for stopping for a variety of tasting options of seaside delights. Tempt your palate with local wine, or sink your teeth into savory seafood near the marina as you explore this seaside village.

Next, make your way to the medieval town of Piran, where you'll catch stunning sights of the feudal architecture of places like St. George's Parish Church's Venetian Renaissance-style building, the Piran town walls, and the historic Tartini Square. Taste the delicious delights of this "pearl of the Slovenian Coast" as you sample ice cream and other local desserts. Head to the third stop to indulge in more tasty samples and healthy dining delights in Portoroz, a seaside resort town known as the "port of roses," experience its Zen-style amenities like spas and thermal pools, savory seafood, and delicious delights. Wrap up your tour with another visit in Izola and return to Koper to explore its historic sites like the beautiful urban Tito Square and redeem your tasting coupons to sample Izolanka cake before returning to your port.

From taking in the majestic medieval architecture of Piran to indulging in sea salt cake, this tasting Hop On-Hop Off tour offers convenience and an ultimate cultural experience all in one. Reserve your tickets today and get ready for a taste of Koper at your own pace.