Slovenia is centrally located between Italy and Croatia in the North Adriatic Sea. The Coastline includes the Istrian Peninsula, from Koper to Portoroz. Slovenia has one of the largest biodiversities in the world. The country is rich in water, and is the third most forested country in Europe. Slovenia is full of environmental protection. The Brown Bear has a very large population. More than one third of the land is protected and there are over ten thousand kilometers of trails for Hiker's and outdoor enthusiasts.
Slovenia is rich in Art, Culture and History. There are dozens of Castles, Museums, Galleries. The country has an excellent climate with Mild Winters and warm but not humid summers. An excellent climate for the abundant Olive Trees and Grape Vines.
The Adriatic panorama is extraordinary, offering gastronomic delights at every marina. Portoroz is a lively seaside resort at the centre of a beautiful natural bay. Piran was born in the nineteenth century as a spa centre for treatment of skin diseases and rheumatism due to water and salt marshes that stretch from Sečovlje. Izola lies a few kilometers North East of Piran.
Lastly, Koper welcomes you with the elegant atmosphere of Venetian architecture. A legacy of the rule of the former Venetian Republic that made Koper the political and administrative capital city of Istria. The cultural importance became so great that the city was called the Athens of Istria. A stroll through its streets, monuments, buildings and squares never fails to impress.
There are four major Maritime Ports: Portorož, Piran, Izola and Koper offering excellent services for yachtsmen and boaters with safe moorings for all types of yachts. Here the distances are short: Portoroz is only 2km from Piran, 12km from Koper and 25km from Trieste.