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

I feel Slovenia

The official travel guide by the Slovenian tourist board.

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Slovenian Cycling Network

The Slovenian cycling network is a voluntary and non-profit association of organizations, who joined in faith of encouraging cycling in Slovenia, to influence a permanent development of pedestrian, cyclist and public transport friendly traffic, to coordinate the movement of the organisations, and to represent them in a dialog with the national administration and international movements.

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Tourist Information Centers (TIC)

If you’re looking for more information on a town, accommodation, landmarks and events, there are more than 100 tourist information centres across Slovenia that can provide you with the most up-to-date information. Local experts will provide all the information you need to make the most of your stay in Slovenia.