Portorož is known to all
Slovenians as a tourist destinationon the Slovenian coast. People like to come here on vacation, to relax and have
fun, and it’s also a very popular destination for daily trips. It is part of
the municipality of Piran, which has approximately 17.000 inhabitants.
If you decide to visit Portorož, you can stay in the wonderful
Grand hotel Bernardin. We are sure
you’ll find various activities for an rich and dynamic vacation on the
Slovenian coast. You will probably also think about where you could go on a daily trip. If you’re out of ideas,
keep reading the article as we have prepared a few suggestions with the most
Venice, the floating city
For many Venice is the most
romantic city in the world, picturesquely located in a lagoon on small
islands and intertwined by many canals. Who hasn’t heard about the beautiful
architecture, the romantic gondolas, the numerous bridges, narrow streets,
richly decorated churches, museums and palaces? A daily trip to Venice is an
excellent idea, as you can visit St.
Mark’s square, St. Mark’s basilica and bell tower, Doge’s palace, the Grand
Canal, the Bridge of sighs, the Correr museum, the Rialto bridge and market…
and of course you mustn’t miss to try a gondola ride. For a daily trip you can
travel to Venice by catamaran, which you can embark on in Piran.
If you are going to Trieste for a day, don’t forget to visit Miramare
castle in the proximity of Trieste. The castle was built in the second half of
the 19th century and it is located right by the sea, offering magnificent views. In fact, the name of
the castle is in Spanish and means “view of the sea”. The castle is surrounded
by a tall wall, which used to protect it from possible attackers, whereas today
it is a lovely tourist attraction, decorated with beautiful coats of arms and
lamps. We invite you to take a stroll in the charming park with
A day trip to Trieste is the perfect idea for all avid shoppers, but the city offers much
more. You can visit the main square Piazza Unità d'Italia,
the hill of San Giusto, Borgo Teresiano, the port and the waterfront Rive, the
Vittoria lighthouse, the Risiera San Sabba and much much more.
One of the greatest world attractions is just a day trip away. If
there’s one thing you can’t miss while in Slovenia, it is definitely Postojna
cave. As implied by the name, it is located near the city of Postojna. We
invite you to discover its magical
underworld. You will be amazed by many
tunnels, galleries, passages, stalactites and stalagmites, which will make
for and incredible experience and unforgettable memories. Just a few miles away
you will find one of the most peculiarly constructed castles in the world, Predjama castle. Don’t forget to visit
it and let it enchant you with the many legends that surround it. Nearby you
can also find the lesser-known Škocjan
caves, which are well worth your visit!
The last suggestion for a day trip from the Slovenian coast is our
famous Lipica, known for its Lipizzan
horses. We assure you that you’ll be enchanted by the place. Lipica is
located on the Karst edge and has many
mighty oak trees and green pastures. You will feel as if
you have entered another world. Here you can go horse riding, take walks, go cycling, play golf and so much more.
You can continue to the village Lokev, where you will find the famous prosciutto
drying facility and the cave Vilenica.