700 years of Piran Saltpans
The Slovenian coast has many other beauties and delights in store for you. Visit the Fonda family and discover how the famous Piran‘s sea bass is bred following sustainable practices. People in the Primorska region are warm and welcoming. Do not miss the famous resort of Portorož, where many years ago the Austro-Hungarian élite enjoyed their vacation. In Lifeclass health resort, they will gladly explain you about the healing properties of the Prehistoric Sea, with more than 42.000 years of history and the beneficial effects of the thermo-mineral water. The city of Koper represents the economic centre of the Slovenian coast, famous for having one of the best-preserved Venetian markets.
The medieval town of Piran, with its Venetian architecture, is one of the most picturesque towns in Slovenia and was developed due to the salt trade. In the past, in the beginning of summer entire families moved to saltpans. They lived in stone houses, built beside the salt basins. Salt workers’ wives took good care of their husbands and provided them meals during their work. When walking around the Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, a romantic scenery is just breath-taking.