Are you ready for a salt experience?
You’ve just discovered a fantastic
destination, where experiences matter most. Unique, fun, tasty, relaxing. Such that make your
holidays simply wonderful and that you'll remember your whole life.
Of course, behind the scene there is a
About salt, which is the foundation of this
destination. Salt was here even before Portorož and
Piran came into existence. In the sea, the air and then in the salt
pans and today—in experiences.
Come anytime, we have activities for you
365 days a year. From sports activities in natural
surroundings, relaxing in salt pans or in wellness centres, and bathing in the
sea or in pools with sea or thermal water to culinary pampering with food from
the sea and from Slovenian Istria. Discover all the places where salt hides
and experience salt adventures.
Culinary pampering & salt
which enhances flavour of every dish, is the most important spice. But
sometimes salt is not only a spice. When it fuses with fish in the sea, for example. Or
when, together with the southern wind, it caresses Istrian olive trees. It pairs wonderfully with
homemade bread drizzled with quality olive oil. And it tastes great accompanied
by a glass of exquisite locally produced wine.
our cuisine everything starts and ends with salt. Come and taste the salt
Culinary pampering & salt
Get to know the flavours of Slovenian Istria! From fish and sea food to authentic local dishes and innovative desserts, such as a cake with a salt flower.
A rich selection of dishes with Mediterranean-Istrian flair deserves to be served in variety of places. Check out the range of locations – from prestigious restaurants to excellent and authentic taverns.
Would you like to recreate authentic Istrian flavours at home? You can look up recipes for the most typical dishes, that our grandmothers used to prepare.
Wellness & Salt
salt pans are unique because salt is still harvested following a 700-year-old
process. It shows in the exquisite quality of the salt. And,
therefore, this is an excellent location for wellness.
sun, sea and salt promise relaxation, pampering and a beneficial effect on your
body and soul. Come and try out the salt experience.
Amidst the salt pans there is a wellness centre, which will make an impression with its uniqueness. You can enjoy carefree pampering along with an idyllic view of the salt pans.
Experience for pleasure seekers
Enjoy activity programmes such as wellness in the salt pans and thalassic therapy. They'll see to your relaxation, health and beauty.
Outdoor activities & Salt
Istria has a very charming nature. Everyone who experiences it falls in love with the picturesque
hills, vineyards and woods on one side and the sea, beaches and magnificent
cliffs on the other. Salt, which the sea generously shares with the air, is
one more reason to be active and breathe in with full lungs. Namely,
the air, permeated with negative ions, is beneficial for health and general
your favourite activity or try out all of them – the most important thing is
that you have fun! Come and experience the salt experience.
Experiences for the active
With an e-bike you can cycle along the salt pans and discover the backcountry of Slovenia Istria. In authentic Istrian villages you'll be served homemade olive oil. It’s excellent paired with freshly baked bread and a pinch of salt!
Activities in nature
Unspoiled nature and a mild coastal climate are great reasons to participate in activities. Explore cycle paths and hiking trails, try SUPing, ride horses or choose something else. Ready?
Do you have any questions?
COVID-19 – Slovenia is a green and safe country/destination
5 major reasons for choosing Slovenia
Slovenia has striven for many years to carry out green and sustainable measures in tourism. Our efforts have frequently been recognised with awards, including the Best of Europe 2020 title among the 100 best sustainable destinations. By successfully coping with the COVID-19 epidemic, we have taken a step further. With continued implementation of high hygienic standards and practices, we are doing our best to create a safe and healthy environment for vacationing visitors. Safety and sustainable recommendations and protocols intended for services providers and tourist destinations are marked with the Green & Safe label. Find out why green and safe Slovenia is well worth visiting.
COVID-19 – When and how to cross the state border?
Detailed information regarded border crossing
Before planning your arrival in Slovenia, obtain information about the current situation and the measures in place at the country’s national borders. There are still certain limitations in place for most visitors, and there are some exceptions. Among other measures, the following applies:
- Citizens of Slovenia, Austria and Hungary are allowed to cross the border outside the checkpoints without restrictions.
- Slovenia can be entered without limitations and quarantine from countries that are on the list of those which have no border crossing limitations.
- There is a mandatory 14-day quarantine still in force for other persons (there are some exceptions) who enter Slovenia.
Please see the detailed information about crossing the border, restrictions and exceptions on the Slovenian Police website.
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