Get going - Portorož - Piran

Get going

Would you like to escape into unspoilt nature, get to know the villages in the hinterland, discover the secrets of the city centres or relax by the sea? 

Choose your active experience to spend your day off!

Let yourself be captivated by unspoilt nature

The Istrian peninsula was formed as a mosaic of various riches. 

Discover untarnished corners, peaks and small waterfalls, phenomena that change colours in every season. 


Natural bridges and rock-shelters (Sočerga)

Natural bridges and rock-shelters (Sočerga)

In the extreme south part of the Karst edge by the Sočerga village, there are overhanging walls that got the name “ears of Istria”. Here you can admire the Karst phenomena in the shape of curtains, as well as limestone formations, which are usually only seen in Karst caves.
Dragonja river valley

Dragonja river valley

The valley is one of the most beautiful natural attractions of the Slovenian Istria. Together with its affluents, the river has created waterfalls, cascades, rock-shelters, pools, and meanders. We definitely recommend that you also visit the highest waterfall in the Slovenian Istria, the waterfall near the Trebeše village.
Karst Edge

Karst Edge

The Karst edge: where the Karst plateau turns into the flysch landscape of Slovenian Istria. A paradise for everyone who loves being active, as it is crisscrossed with a network of cycling routes and hiking trails, and is considered the central Slovenian climbing area.
Slavnik hill

Slavnik hill

At 1028 metres, the Slavnik hill is the highest mountain in the Slovenian Istria and a popular attraction for the inhabitants of the coastal Karst region. The top of Slavnik offers one of the most beautiful views in the region!
Debeli rtič Landscape Park

Debeli rtič Landscape Park

The area of Debeli rtič is one of the special features of the Ankaran Peninsula and an excellent starting point for exploring the land and the underwater world.

Discover the rhythm of local lifestyle

The small Istrian towns with their narrow streets reveal many great stories. 

Would you like to discover them in an active and entertaining way? Follow the suggestions below.


Cultural pathways around Piran

Cultural pathways around Piran

The discovery of cultural sights and attractions is even more exciting when it becomes an adventure. The rich cultural heritage of Piran and its surroundings is incorporated in six hiking paths, with different lengths and complexity.
Go and find justice

Go and find justice

You have been captured by the city guards. You are accused of smuggling and tax evasion. Your innocence is verified by a test in a lion’s mouth. Embark on a journey through the streets of Koper, prove your innocence, find the culprit and don’t end your journey on the guillotine.
Discover the forgotten secret of Izola

Discover the forgotten secret of Izola

Outdoor adventure game: Do you dare uncover it? You have just been extended an invitation to a journey of discovering one of the best-hidden secrets of Izola. Your secret companion is already waiting for you! The journey will be a fun experience for those who already know Izola as well as for those who have never been here before.
Find Tartini's lost violin

Find Tartini's lost violin

Welcome to the original interactive game that combines elements of Escape Room with a 3D avatar using augmented reality – all for the first time on the city streets of Slovenia. Take up the challenge that puts your brains, ingenuity, and cooperative skills to the test and find the Tartini's violin.
Piran Walking Tour

Piran Walking Tour

90 min walking tour with licensed local tour guide who will show you all main and hidden parts of beautiful Piran.

Discover istrian villages

The villages overlooking the sea, surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, made up of clusters of old stone houses. Be sure to have a chat with the locals. 

Discover the diversity of our hinterland! Shall we go?


Throughout the Šavrin hills

Throughout the Šavrin hills

Along this 13-kilometre route you will have the opportunity to get to know five Istrian villages, admire the Dragonja river valley with two restored old mills on its banks and Tona’s house - a typical farmhouse in the Istrian hinterland dating from the 19th century.
Active steps of Koper – for Nordic walking enthusiasts

Active steps of Koper – for Nordic walking enthusiasts

The active steps of Koper will take you through the rich green countryside around the town, where you will discover the vibrant Istrian landscape and taste local delicacies.
Following the Bebler’s Trail

Following the Bebler’s Trail

Bebler’s Trail goes from the centre of Ankaran to Montemoro and Hrvatini, and from there to Božiči, where, following the Sanatorian hill, it descends to the sea, more precisely to Saint Catherine and back to the centre of Ankaran. It finishes at Bebler’s monument in the Memorial park.
From Izola to Ankaran

From Izola to Ankaran

You will be amazed by natural treasures of Istria: discover the natural and cultural heritage of the seaside towns and the hinterland. Follow the route from Korte nad Izolo - a romantic village in the municipality of Izola where you can visit a prehistoric castle and water springs - towards Ankaran where you can discover the natural beauties of the area.
From Marezige to Piran

From Marezige to Piran

You are kindly invites to a one-day hike through the Šavrin hills to the top of Pomjan - the village at the highest level - where you can experience the true rhythm of rural life, visit Tona’s house, a typical Istrian farmhouse boasting a cooking hearth fireplace and learn about the traditional production of salt at the Sečovlje saltpans.

Intoxicated by the scent of the sea

It is said that he who is born at a seaside resort will be lucky. The sea relaxes us and brings out noble feelings in us. 

Inhale the scent of the sea during your excursion from Ankaran to Piran. 


Embrace Šentjane overlooking Portorož

Embrace Šentjane overlooking Portorož

We embrace Šentjane and from the top observe the diverse cultural landscapes that surround us. We can admire the lively Portorož beach on one side and the calm green Strunjan valley on the other. The ascent rewards us with special views.
Mediterranean salty meadow

Mediterranean salty meadow

On the Ankaran Peninsula, there is the only Mediterranean salty meadow in Slovenia and one of the few on the eastern Adriatic coast. Raised wooden walkways lead through the meadow enabling the visitors to admire its flora and fauna.
From Izola to Koper along the shore

From Izola to Koper along the shore

Stroll through the green oasis between Izola and Koper and discover interesting historical facts - during World War II Rex, the largest and fastest ocean liner of its time, sank near this route. The track is an ideal place for scootering or rollerblading.
Piran walking paths

Piran walking paths

Discover marvellous and picturesque Piran from another perspective. Safe, easy and panoramic walking paths will guide you through Piran, Portorož, Lucija, Seča, Strunjan and their hinterland.
Go running while enjoying a view of the sea

Go running while enjoying a view of the sea

When you are in the mood for activity, try one of the Istrian Marathon tracks. Better still, sign up for one of the most important organised races - the Istrian Marathon, which links the four Istrian towns of Koper, Izola, Piran and Ankaran.

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