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From Ljubljana, Slovenian Coast and Karst Small-Group Day Trip

Begin with a pickup from your hotel in the capital. Then, learn about the history and culture of the places you’ll visit from your knowledgeable guide as you cruise through rural Slovenia in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Continue to Škocjan Caves, one of the largest Karst caves in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The caves are considered one of the great natural wonders on the planet and are not to be missed. While there, enjoy some of the Karst region's prosciutto and a glass of local wine. Then it’s on to Lipica to commune with the town’s famous residents: the white Lipizzaners, the famed horses from the Spanish riding school in Vienna. After cruising along Slovenia’s 28-mile (46-km) coast and passing the seaside towns of Koper, Izola and Portoroz, stop in Piran. The charming coastal town boasts a warren of medieval lanes and intimate squares all snuggled right up to the Adriatic coastline. Enjoy a fresh seafood meal or go swimming in the ocean.One last stop at Predjama Castle on the way to Ljubljana. Discover the secrets of the largest cave castle (Guinnes World Records!), located on a 123-meter high cliff, and learn about the local Robin Hood, the legendary knight Erazem.Return to Ljubljana in early evening hours.

$85.12 Day Trips & Excursions

Lipica and Slovenian Coast Tour from Ljubljana

Meet your guide at your hotel in Ljubljana before visiting Lipica and the Slovenian coast. Your first stop will be at Lipica, the cradle of the Lipizzaners. There you will have an option to see Lipica stud farm (own expense). Your trip will continue with a drive through a pretty fishing town of Izola, before your next stop at Piran. Stroll with your guide through the narrow streets of the old town and learn about its medieval-influenced architecture.  Take a break from the guided tour for lunch (own expense) and taste one of many traditional fish dishes, like the cuttlefish risotto. Next, spend some time relaxing next to the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic or pop in for a calming swim.  A contrast to the historic city of Piran is Portorož, one of the most popular Slovene coastal resorts. To make the day complete you will have an opportunity to see the Sečovlje Salina Natural Park (own expense). On a way back to the starting point, you will have time to admire the small but very beautiful Slovenian coast and Slovenian sea.

$79.94 Day Trips & Excursions

Parenzana Trail Biking Experience from Koper

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parenzana, Portoroz, Slovenian Littoral RegionWe will take a bike ride on the Parenzana trail, also known as the route of health and friendship. It runs along the former Istrian narrow gauge railway which at one time connected 33 Istrian towns from Italy (Trieste) to Croatia (Poreč). Over the past decades the route has become the symbol of friendship since it represents a connection between Slovene, Italian and Croatian municipalities. Today it is intended for recreational activities and offers an excellent opportunity to learn about historical facts and places in a more dynamic way. The entire route had 8 tunnels, which are still preserved. During our biking trip we will ride through two of them, both of which are situated in the Slovene part of the Istrian peninsula. The first tunnel connects Izola with Strunjan, whereas the second one is situated between Strunjan and Portorož. Furthermore, we will visit old town centres and small villages and cycle along the seashore, through vineyards, olive plantations, tunnels and valleys. Our biking trip will start in the port town of Koper. We will then cycle along the seashore towards the fishing town of Izola, where our tourist guide will talk about the culture and history of the area. After a short stop, we will visit a salt evaporation pond, situated right above the first tunnel, and our guide will explain us the importance of salt for the region. After passing through the tunnel, we will reach the final point of our trip, where we will experience the traditional village atmosphere and refresh ourselves with excellent wine and tasty food.Duration: 4 hoursPass By: Koper City Beach, Koper, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionBiking through KoperPass By: Turisticno informacijski center Izola, Izola, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionBiking through IzolaPass By: Nature Park Strunjan, Strunjan, Slovenian Littoral RegionBiking through StrunjanPass By: Portoroz Beach, Portoroz, Slovenian Littoral RegionBiking through Portorož

$61.65 Kid Friendly

Private Experience: Piran & Scenic Slovenian Coast- 4hrs Shore Trip from Koper

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Slovenia Daytrip Tours & Shore Excursions, Koper, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionAfter we meet at the cruise terminal or another preferred location in Koper we will first head directly to the town of Piran which is the oldest Slovenian town and because of that is also called the museum town.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Piran Tourist Information Centre, Piran, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionYou will be dropped of in the heart of Piran at the best starting point to start to explore this amazingly charming town on your own and at your own pace for up to 2 hours. The biggest impact on its architecture was left from Venetian Republic times in 15th century so in Piran you will get the impression of Venice. But the town is far less crowded and had remained the spirit trough the years. Most of the residents still live there and give this town its unique atmosphere. Whether you will go up to see the church or just sit under the statue of Giuseppe Tartini- a famous violinist born in Piran, or wonder around just by walking its narrow streets, visit the towns market or have a glass of amazing Slovenian wine at the coast you will for sure fall in love with this amazing old town.Piran is also home for a number of different artists from Slovenia and other countries.We can also make a reservation for you at one of the local traditional Slovenian restaurant where some fresh fish and great wine is served at affordable prices.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Piran Town Walls, Piran, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionAfter approx 2 hours we will meet again and head up to the city walls above the town. We will make a photostop for approx 10 minutes.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Portoroz Beach, Portoroz, Slovenian Littoral RegionThe scenic ride from Piran will take us trough another coastal town of Portorose where most of the tourism at Slovenian coast is taking place. Pass By: Turisticno informacijski center Izola, Izola, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionOn the way back to Koper we will also drive trough the 3rd od 4 Slovenian coastal towns, the fishermans town of Izola. Stop At: Nature Park Strunjan, Strunjan, Slovenian Littoral RegionFrom Izola we will then drive trough the regional park of Strunjan where we will make a photostop for approx 10 min above the salt fields.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Koper, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionAfter that we will take you back to your ship or another preferred accommodation as our journey concludes. All transportation will be smooth and relaxing. As we arrive back to Koper you can decide whether we drop you off under your ship or you can also choose to be dropped of at the old town centre which is approx 10 minutes away from your ship.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Koper, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionIf the whole group agrees we can make a reservation at a local family run restaurant where some great authentic and international food and wine is served at affordable prices.

$55.21 Kid Friendly

Piran and Slovenian Coast Walking Tour from Koper

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Koper City Beach, Koper, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionKoper, an important European port and the largest city of the Slovene Coast.Stop At: Piran Town Walls, Piran, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionPiran is one of the oldest and most beautiful Slovene towns with rich history and culture. Almost 500 years lasting Venetian influence has given this town an inimitable charm. Its culture heritage is not at home only in museums since the architectural and artistic pearls, which decorate the everyday life of the local people, can be found at every corner. Giuseppe Tartini, the world famous composer and violinist, who was born and raised in Piran, had a great impact on the town. Today, his bronze statue adorns the town’s main square together with Tartini’s house where visitors can admire one of his violins. The Tartini Square is surrounded by majestic buildings, such as the richly decorated Municipal Palace, Tartini Theatre, Maritime Museum, Aquarium, Marine Biological Station, Baroque House and Apollonio Palace. On the hill above the town is the biggest and most important church, the Church of Saint George, which offers a wonderful view. Piran’s town wall, narrow streets, fishermen’s nets, compact houses that rise up the slope and beautiful sea will give you the feeling of walking through a painting. On this panoramic trip along the Slovene coast you will also visit the coastal towns of Portorož, Izola and Koper, where a tourist guide will tell you about the main attractions, historical facts and local tradition. On this trip you will also have the chance to admire a typical Istrian village and refresh yourself with local food and wine. During the trip you will be able to enjoy a splendid view of the sea, with the Alps in the background, and you will have plenty of time to take some wonderful photos.Duration: 4 hoursPass By: Portoroz Beach, Portoroz, Slovenian Littoral RegionPortorož, which literally means 'Port of Roses', is a popular tourist destination with hotels, casinos and beautiful beaches. Nearby are located the Sečovlje natural salt pans where salts are extracted from the pure sea water using interesting traditional methods.Pass By: Turisticno informacijski center Izola, Izola, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionAt the end, we will visit Izola, which is known for its fishing history.

$57.51 Kid Friendly

Piran and Panoramic Slovenian Coast from Trieste

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Trieste - centroYour guide will pick you up at the agreed starting point in Trieste - hotel, cruise terminal, train station etc. (please contact us after the booking so the appropriate arrangements can be made).Stop At: Piran Town Walls, Piran, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionPiran is one of the oldest and most beautiful Slovene towns with rich history and culture. Almost 500 years lasting Venetian influence has given this town an inimitable charm. Its culture heritage is not at home only in museums since the architectural and artistic pearls, which decorate the everyday life of the local people, can be found at every corner. Giuseppe Tartini, the world famous composer and violinist, who was born and raised in Piran, had a great impact on the town. Today, his bronze statue adorns the town’s main square together with Tartini’s house where visitors can admire one of his violins. The Tartini Square is surrounded by majestic buildings, such as the richly decorated Municipal Palace, Tartini Theatre, Maritime Museum, Aquarium, Marine Biological Station, Baroque House and Apollonio Palace. On the hill above the town is the biggest and most important church, the Church of Saint George, which offers a wonderful view. Piran’s town wall, narrow streets, fishermen’s nets, compact houses that rise up the slope and beautiful sea will give you the feeling of walking through a painting. On this panoramic trip along the Slovene coast you will also visit the coastal towns of Portorož, Izola and Koper, where a tourist guide will tell you about the main attractions, historical facts and local tradition.Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Portoroz Beach, Portoroz, Slovenian Littoral RegionPortorož, which literally means 'Port of Roses', is a popular tourist destination with hotels, casinos and beautiful beaches. Nearby are located the Sečovlje natural salt pans where salts are extracted from the pure sea water using interesting traditional methods.Pass By: Turisticno informacijski center Izola, Izola, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionAt the end, we will visit Izola, which is known for its fishing history.Pass By: Koper City Beach, Koper, Slovenian Istria, Slovenian Littoral RegionKoper, an important European port and the largest city of the Slovene Coast.