Mediterranean and Karst

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Global surprises from salt pans to karst caves. Picturesque towns and the salt-making tradition of the Adriatic Sea meet the green rural areas of Istria and mysteries of the Karst with the invitation of the most visited karst caves in Europe.

Portorož and Piran are surrounded by salt pans from both sides. The value of the famous salt made the medieval rise of the picturesque Piran. In cosmopolitan Portorož, salt is today part of wellness options, one of the most complete in Europe.

Koper is a town of a hundred suns which adorn the medieval Venetian palaces. The sun warms up the lagoon of the Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve with hundreds of birds, the Karst Edge and world famous climbing areas. Istrian cuisine draws you to numerous events. 

The Karst surprises with Postojna Cave, which is the most visited cave in Europe, Škocjan Caves with an extraordinary underground gorge and other world famous special features. Lipica has been the original stud farm of white Lipizzaner horses since 1580. Štanjel is the architectural gem of the Karst. Culinary offer can be found along the Brkini Fruit Road and the Karst Wine Route.

Brda, the most famous area of the Primorska  wine-growing region, is a land of enticing moments. Experience them while tasting famous  wines and the Brda cuisine at traditional holidays or while exploring medieval Šmartno and the nature.


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Mediterranean and Karst

Average Flight Time from the UK to Karst
2 hours
Nearest Airports in Karst
Jože Pučnik Ljubljana airport
Fly into Karst region from
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport
What to See in Karst
Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle and Snežnik Castle


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