Although the origins of the village date back to prehistorical times, Štanjel is today the best preserved fortified village of the Karst region.
There are very few bays along the cliffs on the northern side of the Gulf of Trieste and Sistiana is definitely a charmer with a throbbing nightlife.
Piran—a lighthouse since ancient times, since pyros means fire in Greek—with its narrow streets, Venetian architecture and the majestic church of Saint George, is definitely the loveliest old town on the Slovenian coast.
The earliest written records on salt harvesting on Slovenian territory date back to the 13th century. In Sečovlje the ancient salt-harvesting methods are still being used today.
The oldest production of prosciutto and the first restaurant in the Slovenian Karst are located in the region’s largest village, which also has a fascinating Museum of Military History.
Once among the most important seaports of the Habsburg Monarchy, Trieste has become a popular tourist and shopping destination.
Portopiccolo is a luxury hotel resort built from scratch to resemble a traditional Mediterranean fishing village.
The Lisjak family grows two white and four red grape varieties in the vineyards around Dutovlje. The family makes an excellent Teran from the Refosco variety, alongside with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, as well as with Vitovska Grganja and Chardonnay.
The range of historical names, from the Greek Aegis to the Latin Capris and Iustinopolis, is proof of the port town’s rich and varied history.
The premier shopping centre is only 60 km from our hotel and offers an array of branded items at discount prices in its 82 shops.