The Slovenian coast is inviting due to its charming old coastal towns, like Izola (15 km) and Koper (7 km), that have also a rich history. Let yourself be surprised by the old part of the city, the green area and the new part, which also offers modern shopping centers.
The Lipica stud farm is the cradle of all Lipizzan horses in the world. Today it is one of the most beautiful historic cultural monuments in Slovenia. The stud farm boasts centuries of tradition in breeding and selecting pure breed horses.
The Sečovlje salina stretches along the estuary of the Dragonja river near Sečovlje. The area has been protected by government as a nature park. Salt mud and brine are also obtained here, two local natural healing factors that are used for medicinal purposes.
Piran (25 km) is the most well-preserved urban cultural monument in Slovenian Istria, with many churches, galleries and museums. The famous violinist Giuseppe Tartini was also born there. In the center you can visit the marine aquarium with many interesting specimens from the Adriatic Sea.
The Miramare Castle looks over the Gulf of Trieste, running out into the sea on top of a cliff. Around the castle, there is a wonderful park with rare exotic plants.