City profile

Koper, with a population of 25,000, is a port city, on the country's Adriatic coastline. It is the fifth largest city in Slovenia, located just five kilometres south of  Italy. The city is officially bilingual, with both Slovene and Italian as official languages.

Beyond the industrial areas and shopping malls on its outskirts, its charming medieval old town centers around a square with Venetian-influenced landmarks such as the Praetorian Palace and a Gothic-style loggia, while nearby Da Ponte Fountain is a replica of Venice's famed Rialto Bridge.


City Travel

Fly from Dublin/Cork/Shannon/Belfast to Ljubljana, via Gatwick or Stanstead. Train (2.30 hrs) or Bus from Ljubljana to Koper