From Koper: Half-Day Villages and Traditions Tour1 Reviews
Spend the day in the Slovenian countryside. Visit Socerb Castle and stop in charming villages as you learn about local traditions, history, and culinary culture.
- Learn about the historic significance of the beautiful Socerb Castle
- See the famous Dance of Death fresco at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje
- Spend time away from the city and see Slovenia’s countryside
DescriptionYour trip begins with a visit to Socerb Castle. Learn about the castle's importance during the Middle Ages as you take in the beautiful view of the Gulf of Trieste. Hear about legends of a local cave and its underground shrine. After your castle visit, move on to the Mediterranean village of Hrastovlje. Best known for its Church of the Holy Trinity, spend time in Hrastovlje and visit its UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the church's intricate frescos of bible stories and Glagolitic inscriptions. Learn about the church's extensive history extending to the 13th-century and the discovery of Janez of Kastav's part in painting the church. From Hrastovlje, drive to the village of Marezige and see where the first wine fountain of Slovenia is located. Continue on with a visit to a renowned olive oil farm. Replenish yourself with tastings of excellent olive oil, wine, and food. Throughout the tour admire scenes of unspoiled nature and stunning vistas.
IncludesHotel or port pickup and drop-off Guide and driver Hrastovlje entrance fee Food, wine, and olive oil tasting Insurance
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