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Cultural & Historical Heritage

Coast Hinterland – Karst Border – Hilly Istria

Hrastovlje Village & Socerb Castle


The tour begins with about 30 minutes drive from your starting point to Socerb Castle. It lies in the village with the same name only 20 minutes from Koper. Socerb Castle is perched on the edge of a 300 meters high Karst rock and offers a wonderful view of Trieste Gulf. The tour continues to Hrastovlje village as well. There is an ancient castle that defended the village before Turkish invasions in the middle age. Famous scene is in the church of the Holy Trinity, where is a wall of medieval frescoes, painted by Dance of Death. The excursion ends with return drive to your starting point on Slovenian Coast.


Price per Tour:

260 EUR (1-3 persons) / 280 EUR (4-5 persons) / 300 EUR (6-8 persons)

Larger groups on Request.


Price Includes:

Transportation, Escorted Guide, 

Visit of Romanesque church with famous frescos at Hrastovlje village, 

Visit of Socerb castle,

Basic Accident Insurance, Organization Expenses and VAT.



Approx. 4 hours


Option for extra charge:

Typical Istrian lunch: from 12 EUR


Meeting point/Departure:

Main pier in the Port of Piran or at your hotel on the Slovenian Coast.

(Piran, Portorož, Lucija, Strunjan, Izola, Koper, Ankaran)


Would you like to make a reservation?

Easy, just need to send us full regular names of passengers in your party/group on e-mail:

and your requested reservation will be confirmed in 2 working days.


Payment conditions:

In advance via bank account, via PayPal or

directly at our head office in Koper 



General Information:

For all the facts not listed in the program, the General conditions of the Istranka apply.

Organizer reserves the right to cancel the tour or change the price and program

in case of unforeseen events or too small a number of participants.