"A Door To Slovenia...." Top 5 Page for this destination Koper by coceng
Koper Travel Guide: 136 reviews and 389 photos
Parked the car at this huge shopping complex (although hardly anybody in there) & searched for a nice bite. No, couldn't find a good one. Drove to the harbour area, ahh the sea ! The yachts. Good good.
Restaurants lying along the harbour, chose one & sat. Nice atmosphere, windy & the next table had a black American guy (the accent, we could NEVER miss it) chatted with 2 Miss Slovenes, maybe for the free dinner on that night.
We finished our meal (me, spaghetti) & I told Ivan that I wanted to change some Tollars. Nice name Slovene currency. Had some money on me, feel good. If Ivan left me I could survive for a week or so. Walked along the harbour, came to the Old Town, very nice ! I love the way crawling plants hanging on the roofs, looked very Mediteranean ! Hey, I was in the Mediteranean, silly me.
The Old Town had few things to offer, a walk checking some centuries-old buildings was on my list indeed. Ivan knew so many things about Koper but I couldn't swallow them (the infos) at one go Ivan, I was not doing a thesis on Koper.
Ivan explained about 'The lion with an opened book'; listening attentively. He then showed me 'The lion with a closed book', a bit further from the first lion. Thanks Ivan.
Where next ? I told Ivan my plan & he disagreed. He said Piran & Portoroz we could do in one day. Then, we shall see. Thanks Ivan (not agreed with him at all but he's the driver).
Anyway, tummy was full & took amle photos & we were back in the car. Koper, a residential area very near to Italian border but Koper has some nice history to tell. A walk around the Old Town is a must I should say. Try to avoid the housing areas unless you want to stay here.
Next Portoroz with me in the car, thinking about some excitements I would see there.
Don't forget to wander arounf Koper medieval town. Some of the houses & churches still carry the oroginal structures &... more travel advice
The photo shows Praetorian Palace situated in Titov trg. This is the centre of Old Koper. It has many interesting... more travel advice
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