Ljubljana to Koper & Piran Day Trip

Visit best highlights of Slovenian Coast!
Start time
~ 11 hours
Every day
From: 179€/person

Mediterranean coast

Town of Koper

Marezige viewpoint

Scenic villages of Šmarje and Krkavče

Slovenian Istria

Salt pans

Picturesque old town of Piran

Piran coastline
Piran coastline
Houses in Piran
Houses in Piran
Salt Pans Sečovlje
Salt Pans Sečovlje
Salt pans
Salt pans
Panoramic view of Piran
Panoramic view of Piran
Day trip in Piran
Day trip in Piran
Piran shores
Piran shores
Piran coast

Summer Itinerary

Day What we will do
8:00 am Departure from Ljubljana
9.00 am Koper
10.30 am Marezige view point
11.00 am Šmarje
11.30 am Krkavče
12.00 pm Sečovlje salt pans (+optional extra)
1.00 pm Lunch break in Piran
2.30 pm Walking tour of Piran (+optional extra)
4.00 pm Free time in Piran
7.00 pm Return to Ljubljana

Included in price

English speaking guide

Comfortable transportation

All parking fees and toll charges

Optional Extras

Walls of Piran entrance fee
Sečovlje salt pans entrance fee
Pickup / drop-off at your location in Ljubljana

Important for the tour

Difficulty: Leisurely
Snacks and beverages are not included
Shared group trip of max 8 people. Minimum number of guests applies
Private tour available with extra charge
Pick-up available at 4 designated spots in city center, extra charge for accommodation pick-up
The trip is conducted in English, Spanish guide available with extra charge

This relaxing day trip is a fantastic quick and dirty introduction to Slovenia’s coastal area. We’ll travel from Ljubljana to Koper, which is, like most places, a very short drive away. The countryside changes rapidly as you enter the southern part of the country though the picturesque Karst. After the port town of Koper, it’s time for some unforgettable views of the breath-taking landscape which only the Marezige viewpoint can offer.

Our journey then continues to the sublimely charming villages of Šmarje and Krkavče, both culturally very important places in the region. Next on the list are the Sečovlje Salt Pans, the northernmost Mediterranean saltworks and one of the few still producing salt in a traditional way. It’s also a wetland of international significance and a breeding ground for indigenous water bird species. Our lunch break will be in the unbelievably cute coastal town of Piran, followed by a walking tour of this amazing seaside gem. Perched at the tip of a narrow peninsula, this gorgeous town is a superbly preserved example of Venetian Gothic architecture and the narrow streets winding around its seafront main square have a special Adriatic vibe.

The day trip to Slovenian Istria will be marked by a relaxed pace, plenty of free time, and a list of very impressive sights. Breathe in the salty sea air, have a glass of famous Slovenian wine, and learn about the Istrian soul and ageless character! 


Things to know

Expert Local Guides

Experienced and passionate local guides will make your trip run smoothly, going that extra mile for you.

Best Prices

Working without middlemen or agency fees, we are able to negotiate the best prices and provide you with great value for your money.

Small Groups

Enjoy faster and smoother travel with more time to enjoy the sights in the company of up to 8 people.

Comfortable Transfers

We take you on our day trips in air-conditioned minivans, for a more comfortable ride.

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