The Slovenian part of the EuroVelo8 follows the Parenzana or Porečanka, The health and friendship route goes along the old narrow gauge Parenzana railway, which used to connect Trieste and Poreč and has become a symbol of friendship between the Slovenian, Italian and Croatian municipalities. The Slovenian part of Parenzana is fully paved and included in the national network of cycle routes. It takes you through old cities and villages, along the sea, among vineyards and olive plantations, through short tunnels and across valleys and hills. Many visitors and tourists take this route, either as a sports and recreation activity or just for relaxation. It is suitable for everyone and there are also many resting points along the way where you will be able to take a break, get interesting information and learn about the history of the railway.

National Information

EuroVelo Slovenija

EuroVelo Slovenija is a project of Zavod EuroVelo, the national coordination center, which aims to develop EuroVelo routes throughout Slovenia. The main activities of Zavod EuroVelo, along with coordination of EuroVelo route development, are the promotion of the EuroVelo project in Slovenia and providing information about routes, tourism, cyclist-friendly sites, points of interest, etc.

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I feel Slovenia

The official travel guide by the Slovenian tourist board.

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