The Panoramic Koper tour is a perfect introduction to the Slovenian countryside while enjoying a guided bus ride around the Slovenian Coast. Starting from Koper, the tour offers a photo stop in Piran, a gorgeous picturesque Venetian style town with a modern lively vibe. Next you will view the region's historic saltpans and finally make your stop at a village where all the friendly locals will gather together to promote a taste of their locally made traditional products. The tour is a unique experience to get to know the local inhabitants and their culture.
Board your bus for an easy tour around the Slovenian Coast. The tour will stop at the main highlights on the coast introducing you to the most important historical facts and current traditions. Enjoying the beautiful scenery over the town of Izola and its coastline, the guide will introduce you to the history of the region and the importance of the political decisions that were made for this land. Proceeding to the second town of Piran, there will be free time for a photo stop session. Piran is almost a 'museum' within a town, reflecting its appealing venetian architecture. The tour will than pass the seaside resort of Portoroz, proceeding with a panoramic drive towards the saltpans, olive groves and finally to a traditional Istrian village, where you will have the chance to take a walk around. The final stop, will be in a traditional village called Padna. The vilage will open its doors for every tourist in order to explain how the traditions and heritage are still preserved today. During free time the guests will have the chance to try and discover home-made food and have a sip of local wine. The village has one of the most amazing panormaic views over the Slovenain coast. Let yourself enjoy a combination of Slovenian sights, flavors and fun.
After the visit the tour will proceed back to pier.
Note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 3 miles over cobblestone and even surfaces. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Amount of walking required during free time is at the guests’ discretion. Time permitting; guests will have approximately 30 minutes for shopping in Piran and approximately 45 minutes in Padna. There are no interior visits on this tour. Should the required minimum not be met to operate this tour separately, (tour code added) Panoramic Koper will be combined with participants on (tour code added) Easy Panoramic Koper in order to operate both tours.