The alarm goes off,
hit snooze, go to work, come home, cook, tidy up, go to bed, the alarm goes
off, hit snooze, … what about us?
Don’t let your days become a sad routine and
your daily tasks put your life aside. Turn of your phones and the TV and take
some pampering time for yourselves. The first sunny summer days are already
here, take a break for two in the Slovenian Istria.
Where to go on a trip for two?
The Slovenian coast has more to offer than just the sun and the sea. Istria
awaits, with amazing points of interest tucked away in its hinterland. Take a
walk on the paths in nature and explore the attractions of the coastal towns to
recharge your batteries and rekindle the spark!
Discover romantic places and
create unforgettable memories. For a care free trip check the map of Slovenian Istria and the events’ programme, so you’ll know exactly where you’re going.
Don’t forget: the best 5 paths in Istria… for the perfect romantic getaway!
The path in the
valley of the river Dragonja is ideal for two: along natural and gravel paths
you can explore the remains of dwellings, wells and mills, you can bathe in the
river and under waterfalls. As you explore the romantic valley you can feel in
the air the aroma of seasonal herbs, which you can also pick and take home, so
you’ll remember your adventure.
The path to the
castle of Socerb will award you with great views of the gulf of Trieste. In the
eastern side of the castle you’ll find the defence wall, whereas on all other
sides are sheer rock cliffs. Close to the castle you’ll also find the only
subterranean church in Slovenia, located in the Holy cave.
The path of the
heritage of Hrastovlje will take you back in time to the beginnings of the
previous millennium. The path is well-marked, takes you through forests and has
great views of Koper and Istria. Along
the path you’ll be able to see the church of St. Martin, precipitous rock walls
and a defence tower, frescos and Glagolitic scripts from the 15thcentury in the church of St. Stephen and the world famous cultural heritage “Danse
macabre” in the Holy Trinity church, dating to the 12th century.
The path of the
marvellous views of Istria will take you to the village of Kubed, where the Karst
and the flysch worlds meet. Along the way you’ll be able to see the bell tower
with five corners, the parish church of St. Florian and, as you reach the Kuk –
Lačna ridge, breath-taking views of the Karst edge and Istria’s hinterland.
route of health and friendship Parenzana will take you amongst vineyards short
tunnels and lively nature from Dekani through Koper and Izola to Portorož.
Along the way there are many places to rest and an outdoor fitness.