The old Mediterranean town of Izola (country Slovenia ) lies on the south-west shore of the Gulf of Trieste, where the genuine traditions of fishing and winemaking, mysterious traces of the past, and the welcoming character of the locals merge together to form an unforgettable mosaic of experiences.

The town's warm-spirited and romantic character help attract visitors and it is said that once you have visited Izola you will never forget it. The stirring history of this little fishing port has created marvellous architectural treasures and ancient legends that will carry you back to the time when Izola was still an island. You can sense the spirit of the Mediterranean at every step as you pass through the narrow medieval streets, watch the boats bobbing in the harbour, enjoy a friendly chat with the locals, and savour seafood specialities washed down with good local wine. With a variety of sports and cultural events and entertainments taking place throughout the year, drawing their inspiration from old customs and traditions, you will never be bored in Izola. Museums, galleries and artists' studios will lead you into the world of Istrian arts and crafts, and if you are seeking true spiritual refreshment, you will find it on a boat trip on the waves of the Adriatic.

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