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Mediterranean and Karst Slovenia

While the Mediterranean towns of Piran, Izola and Koper entice visitors with their medieval town centres, Portorož invites them with its holiday attractions. Salt harvesters can be seen hard at work on the Sečovlje Salt Pans, and the Karst with Postojna Cave, Škocjan Caves and Vilenica cave boasts the most stunning underground worlds on the planet.

This region is also home to the noble Lipizzaner horse. The land of vine-rich hills of Goriška Brda is famous for its enticing high-quality aromatic wine, and you can taste it at tourist farms and in wineries. With its myriad of exciting tastes and adventures, the Vipava Valley has also been recommended by the prestigious Lonely Planet, the travel guidebook giant.

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When to visit

The climate in Mediterranean and Karst Slovenia is mild, as the influence of the Mediterranean Sea tempers the winter cold and the summer heat. The region is known for mild winters without snow and the sunniest days in Slovenia. 


Image Credit:, Photo of Piran (Mediterranean and Karst Slovenia) by Mediaspeed,foto: Jan Godec 

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