Koper also boasts an enviable sports infrastructure. Modern sports facilities, a sport-friendly environment, and the mild climate offer ideal conditions for recreational and professional sports enthusiasts.


The Slovenian Istria also boasts a wide range of hiking trails. These will take you through the Istrian villages, past castles, forts, rivers, waterfalls, olive groves, and vineyards, all the way to the sea.


Koper has well-organised city cycling routes; however, discovering the green Istria and breath-taking views in the surroundings of Koper by bicycle is one of the most remarkable experiences.


What could possibly be better than jogging by the sea or among the vineyards and olive groves of the green hinterland of Koper?

Water sports and other sea activities

All sea lovers and water sports enthusiasts can visit the Active Koper Park which is open in the summer in the Žusterna bathing area.


The Karst edge is the central Slovenian climbing area, offering many climbing routes of varying difficulty. Due to its favourable climate, climbing is possible in almost all seasons.

Horse riding

The Koper area is ideal for a horse ride.

Sports infrastructure

Koper features several sports facilities.