Koper, Slovenia, is located on the Adriatic Sea and enjoys the typical Mediterranean climate influenced by the weather deeper in the country. With mild winters and warm, dry summers, the city gets to feel the sirocco from Africa on a nice day. There are plenty of places to stay in the city, from hotels to hostels to self-catering establishments, and this city is filled with plenty of historical sites and museums.
As you enter the city you will see 19 Istrian limestone blocks that are the remains of the ancient city wall. The streets intertwine to lead to the square and you will immediately see the largest cathedral in Slovenia dominating the landscape. The city was once known as Iustinopolis, a remnant of the Venetian Republic. Indeed, the facades of the city’s buildings show the varying types of architecture that have built up the city over the years.