Izola

Slovenia, the very first country to be declared a Green Destination, lies in the heart of Europe, where the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Karst and the Pannonian Plain meet. In one of these worlds, the Mediterranean seaside, there is the lush green land of Istria. A land that enchants with its exceptional combination of attractions from the Roman, Medieval and Venetian era, set against a backdrop of stunning natural landscapes – from the green hillsides to the clear blue sea of the Adriatic coast.

There is the unique cliff in Strunjan, the highest elevation on the Adriatic coast, reaching 80 meters above the sea level. The Škocjanski zatok Nature Reserve is a safe haven for many animal and plant species, and especially birds, since there are as many as 245 different species on less than 122 hectares of land. Nearly just as many birds found their home in the salt pans of Sečovlje, where the Adriatic sea-salt is still harvested the old fashioned way. The three coastal towns, Izola, Piran and Koper, attract visitors with their medieval appearance.

And there, in the middle of the 46-kilometre coast, lies a small seaside town with a rich history, marked by fishing and waves. Izola was once an island in the Adriatic Sea and is still uniquely bound to the sea and the fishing traditions. The town is characterized by various beaches, orange wine, water sports and traditional events celebrating the gifts from the surrounding lands. Come to Izola for an authentic experience of the Mediterranean!


11. February, 2019

Looking to spend a romantic Valentine's Day in Izola?

In certain cultures, Valentine’s Day is a holiday that lovebirds use to show their love – usually by writing letters to one another, sending each other cards, and exchanging gifts.

Read more
5. February, 2019

Spend your winter holiday at the seaside in Izola

Most families with children spend their winter holiday in the snow skiing, snowboarding and sledding. But if you are not a fan of crowded ski slopes and wish to spend your holiday in the sun while gazing across the sea, why not choose spending your holiday in Izola?

Read more
22. January, 2019

Four colours of wine: Refosco – the most widespread variety in Slovenian Istria

Wine is an excellent companion to various dishes, it lifts up our spirits and, in moderate quantities, contributes to the health of our cardiovascular system. It has been prized since the prehistoric times, and we often hear the saying that the histories of man and vine are intertwined and inseparable. 

Read more

30. January, 2019

From precious wine to the laughter on stage and onto the Istrian Carnival

The promotional video Love Istria is a success. February won’t lag behind in the number of organised events. The 11th Carnival of Istria is approaching.

Read more
23. October, 2018

November will be marked especially by wine

November in Istrian cities and villages will be marked especially by traditional Saint Martin’s Day celebration, as well as by authentic Istrian flavours of the sea and the countryside. This November’s novelty is the “Wonderland” in Koper, which will take us into the festive December with lights, an ice-skating rink and a varied entertainment programme.

Read more


How to get here


Events


 

Privacy Preference Center

Strictly Necessary

Cookies that are necessary for the site to function properly.

gdpr,pll_language

Google Analytics

These are used to track user interaction and detect potential problems. These help us improve our services by providing analytical data on how users use this site.

_ga,_gid,_gat_gtag_UA_118969828_1

Close your account?

Your account will be closed and all data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. Are you sure?

Are you sure?

By disagreeing you will no longer have access to our site and will be logged out.