What to see in Koper?
GET TO KNOW THE TOWN
With the aid of technology you can search for interesting and mysterious details of altar pieces. After an unforgettable experience, treat yourself to the sumptuous sweet tastes of traditional and original desserts, such as hroštole, fritole or the decadent Carpaccio500 dessert in the Kavarna Triglav cafe. Let's go!
On the edge of the Karst border, standing atop a several hundred metre high wall, is the magnificent Socerb Castle, from where there are views of the Koper and Trieste Bays and the surrounding areas all the way to Piran. There is also a restaurant within the pleasant confines of the castle, which will satisfy even the most demanding of guests.
Get to know the characters and stories from the past
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Taste the town
WITH TRADITIONAL CUISINE
Hroštole are sweet, fried pastries, which in the past used to be prepared for various celebrations, festivals, events and, of course, carnival time.
Ocvrto sladko testo, ki mu v vaseh Slovenske Istre pravijo fritole, ponekod pa fancli, v slovenskem jeziku temu pecivu pravimo miške, ker oblika peciva spominja nanje.
Fig loaf (or ball) is a simple dish which is usually prepared in autumn, straight after the grape harvest, when some must wine has been saved.
These are small cake-shaped biscuits, which in the past used to be found on tables mainly to celebrate confirmations and weddings as well as other holidays.
Pinca is a typical Easter dessert, or rather a sweet bread, which in many places is still baked today.
A typical Istrian dish made of eggs. There are many different types of fritaja. The choice and method of preparation depend on one's imagination, taste, and what is available in the fridge!
The most well-known Istrian pasta is an accompaniment to meat dishes with a lot of sauce. Fuži is prepared from simple noodle dough made of flour and eggs with a touch of oil and white wine.
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