Shore Excursion Tour Portfolio in slovenia

In recent years Atlas Express he has made a name for itself as a successful shore excursion organizer which develops and supports tours. The main objective is to promote local communities and to introduce tourism with responsibility and sustainability to both the providers and the guests. By working closely together, we offer our visitors the ultimate experience.

Slovenia offers many opportunities to explore its main cultural and natural heritage sites, which are easily accessible from the Slovenian cruise ports. Our tour portfolio offers something for everyone:

Slovenia – “Europe’s Best Kept Secret”

Lonely Planet recognises Slovenia and the Number Five Destination in the World to Visit in the 2022 edition.

Slovenia is a premier destination for Cruise Ships and being introduced to thousands of visitors each year. With a dedicated team of expert guides and a fleet of luxury coaches, Atlas Express offers the best of Slovenia in half-day or day-long excursions for those arriving to the port of Koper on board our partner cruise lines.

Atlas Express works hand-in-hand with the on-board Destination Services and Shore Excursions Managers.  We are proud of our reputation for excellent customer service, on-time departures and arrivals and seamless paperwork.

In recent years Atlas Express he has made a name for itself as a successful shore excursion organizer which develops and supports tours. The main objective is to promote local communities and to introduce tourism with responsibility and sustainability to both the providers and the guests. By working closely together, we offer our visitors the ultimate experience.

Slovenia offers many opportunities to explore its main cultural and natural heritage sites, which are easily accessible from the Slovenian cruise ports. Our tour portfolio offers something for everyone.


With the presence in the industry for more than 30 years, our shore excursion planing combines global demand with the local support. We define our shore excursions products as local, where we combine the local environment and its communities to fit into the global guidelines. in the last decade, we developed specific signature tours, that are mostly a best seller in a tour portfolio. With combination local communities we create unique shore excursions that are hard to be copied.

Shore excursions in Koper, created within our portfolio are a selection of local and global trends, including mostly the local community and highlighting the regions traditions.

Panoramic Slovenian Coast and Farmer’s Market is a unique and tailor made shore excursion owned and created by Atlas Express. The experience itself, has been a best seller in Koper, Slovenia or the past 10 years. Guests love the authenticity and simpleness of the content, but at the same time its rich local offer. The tour is a must for an easy panoramic option that includes a taste of local delicacies.

Hop on Hop off Bus tour concept for Port of Koper, as we do not have the hop on hop off double decker busses, we created a tour that combines a bit of all. A schedule for a hop on hop off style bus tour, with the addition of local guides and tasting booklet. The guest can easily enjoy the tour, its many destinations with a small treat at each one of them. The tour runs for the past 6 years and has welcomed more than ten thousand happy guests.

Slovenia is a gastronomic region, that is known for its local cusine and wine production. the Truffles and Wine tour is a combination of a wine tasting tour with the addition of truffles. the guests take part in a truffle hunt demonstration along with the delisciouse lunch including the truffles.


Every year we update our travel proposal and refresh the programs to meet new global requirements and to promote our local regional environment. Our customers are always looking for something new and different, and we are proud to deliver innovative products to the northernmost Mediterranean region accessible by cruise ships every year.

Nestled along the picturesque Adriatic coastline, Koper offers an array of captivating shore excursions that showcase the region’s rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature enthusiast, or a culinary adventurer, Koper has something to captivate every traveler. Join us as we delve into the best shore excursions in Koper, guaranteeing unforgettable experiences that will leave you with cherished memories.

Exploring Koper’s Old Town: A Journey Through Time Step back in time as you wander through the charming streets of Koper’s Old Town. Immerse yourself in the city’s fascinating history, shaped by diverse influences from Venetian, Austrian, and Yugoslavian rule. Marvel at well-preserved medieval architecture, including the majestic Praetorian Palace and the imposing Cathedral of the Assumption. Explore hidden alleys, discover ancient city gates, and soak up the atmosphere of this enchanting historical gem.

Discovering Piran: The Pearl of the Adriatic Embark on a scenic journey along the Adriatic coast to the enchanting town of Piran, often referred to as the “Pearl of the Adriatic.” Immerse yourself in the Venetian charm of this well-preserved coastal gem. Lose yourself in the narrow streets, enjoy panoramic views from the town walls, and visit the magnificent Tartini Square, named after the famous composer born in Piran. Don’t forget to indulge in a delightful seafood lunch overlooking the azure waters of the Adriatic.

Slovenian Wine Country: A Tantalizing Tasting Experience Venture into the Slovenian countryside, where rolling hills and vineyards await. Join a wine tour and savor the flavors of local wines, known for their exceptional quality. Visit family-owned wineries, meet passionate winemakers, and learn about the winemaking process. From crisp white varietals to robust reds, Slovenian wines will captivate your palate and provide a delightful insight into the region’s viticultural heritage.

Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle: Nature’s Wonders and Historical Marvels Embark on an extraordinary adventure beneath the surface of the Earth as you explore the Postojna Cave, one of the world’s most stunning karst cave systems. Marvel at the intricate stalactite formations and take a thrilling underground train ride through the vast chambers. Afterward, visit the nearby Predjama Castle, perched dramatically on a cliffside. Discover the castle’s intriguing history, including tales of a daring knight who used its secret passageways to outwit his enemies.

Bled and Ljubljana: Captivating Slovenian Gems Extend your exploration beyond Koper and venture inland to discover two more captivating Slovenian destinations: Bled and Ljubljana. Journey to the postcard-perfect town of Bled, nestled amidst the Julian Alps. Marvel at the stunning Lake Bled, with its emerald waters and a charming island crowned by a picturesque church. Take a leisurely stroll along the lakeside promenade or embark on a tranquil boat ride to the island, experiencing the serenity and natural beauty that surrounds you. Continuing on, immerse yourself in the vibrant capital city of Ljubljana. Wander through its lively streets, adorned with colorful architecture, cozy cafés, and lively markets. Visit the iconic Ljubljana Castle, perched atop a hill, and enjoy panoramic views of the city. Ljubljana’s rich cultural scene, bustling street life, and warm hospitality make it an enchanting destination that should not be missed. These two destinations, Bled and Ljubljana, offer a delightful contrast to the coastal charms of Koper, showcasing the diverse beauty and cultural heritage of Slovenia. Plan your shore excursion to include these remarkable destinations, and you’ll be rewarded with unforgettable experiences and a deeper appreciation for the enchanting country of Slovenia.

Koper’s shore excursions offer a diverse range of experiences that highlight the best the region has to offer. Whether you choose to immerse yourself in Koper’s historical treasures, explore the coastal beauty of Piran, indulge in Slovenian wines, or delve into nature’s wonders at Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle, you are guaranteed an unforgettable adventure. Each excursion provides a unique perspective on the rich heritage, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality of this captivating destination. Choose your ideal shore excursion in Koper, and let the magic of the Adriatic unfold before you, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Each of Slovenia’s historic cities offers a deeper insight into its past. The Adriatic townof Piran, one of the three oldest towns in Slovenia, shares a deep connection with theVenetian heritage. Its character is reflected in its architecture and a recognizableMediterranean lifestyle. Lake Bled On the other hand, it is the most famous touristdestination in Slovenia worldwide. Its enchanting alpine landscape and Bled Islandfairy tales fascinate every visitor. There are many other destinations easily accessiblefrom the port of Koper or Piran, and with their rich heritage they are perfect for aperfect shore excursion.

Slovenian Capital Ljubljana City is a pleasant Central European town. Its compact city center offers theopportunity to visit its historical monuments, such as the Ljubljana Castle one overlooking the cityfrom the top of the hill, or to enjoy your free time walking along the lively Ljubljana riverbank.

It is well known that Slovenians love outdoor activities. There are many ways to spend a dayin nature. The Soca Valley place is known as a white-water rafting destination, for example.The emerald green river is beautiful in itself. Cycling tours along the river Slovenain Coast arealso a must when visiting Koper or Piran. There are also many hiking trails in the national andregional parks.

In 2020, when the first stars in the first edition of Michelin Guide, Sloveniawere awarded to Slovenianrestaurants, Slovenia parachuted into the trendy culinary landscape of the world. The work behind thissuccess is due to hard-working families and the love of local products. Many small wineries,restaurants, fishermen and beekeepers work hard to preserve and offer the most authentic culinaryexperience. The combinations for a foodie tour in Slovenia are immense. We have narrowed themdown to a selection that is suitable for cruise ships and offers a high quality selection.

As the travel trend is towards small group travel and boutique destinations, Slovenia seems to bethe perfect destination. In all its small size, Slovenia offers experiences thatinclude private visits,family style lunches, participation in a family activity and visits to special places where local craftsare displayed at their best..

Even forthe most active traveler there is the possibility to discover something new. In Slovenia, manytrips of this kind primarily take you through a natural landscape. An individually tailored cave trekkingor a private picnic in nature is just a few ideas thatcould be the beginning of an individual planning.

The landscape, climate and lifestyle in Slovenia together offer a state of peace and relaxation. Recentlywe have included some of the well-known SPA destinies inour travel program. Slovenia is famous forits medicinal water and offers many wellness ideas for a relaxing stay. Peace of mind is easilyaccessible, Slovenian Coast where the benefits of the sea, salt and sun have a positive effect on visitors.

Tailor-made private tours with an itinerary tailored to each request offer the opportunity to exploreSlovenia at your own pace. Whether it is meeting family or friends, searching for ancestors orexploringa particular destination, everything can be combined with the right planning before arrival.