If you want to stretch your legs after a long journey or you simply want to stroll through the old romantic Karst village, I recommend visiting Štanjel. Štanjel is a typical Karst village on top of a small hill with stone buildings and gritted streets because of the winter wind and summer heat.
The old typical Karst’s village house had been beautifully renewed. They offer excelent food in romantic ambience. On 1st floor they have guest rooms. So, if you wish to eat well, drink excelent wine and overnight in village silence, this should be one of the best spots.
Štajerska (Styrian) hills are traditionally wine-producing area of fine wines. Mainly around Jerusalem wineries receives high international awards. Vino Kupljen is more than 180 years old excellent wine cellar. Their restaurant Taverna offers also plenty of local specialties and traditional food. Rooms are available. Definitely worth of your attention. The turistic offer of this small region is not possible to describe in this short tips, so, I suggest you take some time and discover more by yourself.
On Slovenian coast there are many good restaurants but Prego restaurant is worth visiting due to domestic atmosphere and delicious food at reasonable prices. Placed by sea-beach you can enjoy the relaxation view.
If you wish to overnight in total silence of Karst village, you should visit Pri Živcovih. And taste their excelent Prshut and Teran wine made in-house with top care and old recepies.
Small nice hotel with good cousine, very close to highway, easy to reach. Close to town Sežana, which is just above the Italian border and Trieste.
When we talk about excellent food we need to mention Baladur restaurant. Food in small family inn surpasses many restaurants. If you choose to order “Tartare heat” or “Beef fillet on the lava stone”, you will be pleasantly surprised. And they also offer Mediterranean food and seafood.
Are you looking for the ultimate culinary experience? Then you need to visit the mansion Zemono. The restaurant Pri Lojzetu run by Mr Tomaž Kavčič, international award winner many times, he learned as a young man from his mother Kati. If someone loves the work in the kitchen so much as Tomi does, he is a happy man.
The beneficial climate and healing substances from the nearby, 700-year-old Sečovlje Salina have enabled Portorož to develop a long tradition of spa tourism and a very comprehensive wellness offer.