The largest port in Slovenia has a long and colourful history. Koper has been ruled by the Roman Empire, the Venetian Republic, Italy and Yugoslavia. The old towns history has been well-preserved and its this that draws the tourists.
Points of Interest
Visit Slovenia's capital, home to a picturesque central open-air market. The market sells all kinds of food, including Slovenian specialities.
Piran was part of the Venetian empire, today it's probably the most beautiful of Slovenia's coastal towns.
The centre of the old town which is home to the Koper city government, a wedding hall and the impressive Praetorian Palace.
A network of passages, galleries and chambers with a wealth of calcite formations, stalactites and stalagmites Postojna Cave is one of Slovenia's greatest tourist attractions.
Considered one of the most picturesque wonders of human history, Predjama Castle is perched proudly on its 124 metre cliff.
Enjoy a walk around the Lipica Stud Farm grounds, the estate is a private breeding preserve of the noble Lipizzan horse.