"Golden Drum Festival" Portoroz by barbipez

Portoroz Travel Guide: 54 reviews and 99 photos

I was in Slovenia for a few days for work - the Golden Drum Advertising Festival - and it was beautiful. Piran and Portoroz are beautiful.

Portoroz - the "main drag" has the feel of a minature sized La Croisette in Cannes, FR and has some very nice hotels.

Piran is just bunched up on the little jut of a peninsula.

there is such a variety and mixture of architecture and this quaint, cosy feeling.

their currency - the SIT, slovenian tolar - was ODD to deal with, but luckily they're great with using Euros. i believe it's around 200 SIT per 1 EUR!!! something crazy like that.

just my first thoughts about the two towns before my mind forgets.
i didn't get to be much of a tourist since this was for work, but already am planning my own trip there!!!

just a bummer that there really isn't much of a beach. just an ocean that meets a concrete/rocky shoreline.

lunch at Ribic

me and some of my friends enjoying lunch outside under the warm sun

cliffs of the slovenian coast

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:small, colorful, usually inexpensive,
  • Cons:no beaches really.
  • In a nutshell:definite must see for the simple beauty of it.
  • Last visit to Portoroz: Oct 2003
  • Intro Updated Oct 16, 2003
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  • dmrtn's Profile Photo
    Sep 16, 2004 at 7:36 AM

    Nice pics :-) I've been all over Slovenia and Croatia but never to the Slovenian coast. I'll have to change that soon. Maybe when i'm in Rijeka next week. Dave

  • jto's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2004 at 3:49 AM

    Nice!! Id love ot go to Portoroz myself. Maybe its not the most gorgeous place in December.;)

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