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Best of both worlds
As we drove the last back lanes into Podpec we wife described this as "the middle of nowhere". Among the beautiful garden, in such a special house and in a town where no one seems to have built a new house for a few hundred years - it's true, in the nicest way. But it's also the centre of everywhere. Within half an hour by car and you can be swimming in Italy, dinning in Trieste, wandering around Piran, shopping in Koper or exploring huge cave systems. A little more time and there's Croatia not to mention the rest of Slovenia. But whatever we saw or did, we always looked forward to returning to an evening meal from the BBQ on the old stone and among the flowering plants. We stayed 10 days but if that was 10 weeks I think Neva could have still been telling us places to see, Thanks Neva and Alfio.
Unusual but charming
A property with a lot of history and character. Wonderful welcome from Neva and Alfio with a delicious supper on our first night. The gardens were fascinating with a wide range of herbs, vegetables and flowers - to which were encouraged to help ourselves. Neva is a wonderful host who is proud of her village and heritage which she is keen to share.
She is very much involved with village life and regeneration.
The accomodation is quirky but comfortable. It is near a railway line but we were not disturbed.
Overall a peaceful rural environment
"The landlords were a tru...
"The landlords were a truly lovely couple who offered us lots of care and attention; they supplied us with home-grown vegetables and fruits and guided us where to go and what to see. We thoroughly enjoyed a hiking tour with them where we learned about vegetation, herbs etc. We couldn''t have felt more at home and are looking forward to going again. The style of the small house is very personal and full of character and a lot of attention was given to detail. we enjoyed the little terrace and garden which despite a hot summer was beautifully green."
"The house was nice, clea...
"The house was nice, clean, and in a quiet area. It is in a rural environment but very close to the city and to the sea. It is so well placed, that you can spend one day visiting coast villages, reserve another one just for walking and visiting beautiful churches and another one going to Ljubiana. Italy, Croatia and Slovenia are merged here. And of course, you can enjoy "real vegetables and fruits", not the ones that are sold in common supermarkets. Forget about TV, radio or other telecommunications here. The house is just for relaxing and to forget about our daily lifes. It is small, but cute and make you feel confortable. And the hosts are great. Fully recommended."
"I highly recommend the s...
"I highly recommend the stay in this country cottage to the one who is looking for special place, restful ambient and quiet corner. This is extraordinary place with magic atmosphere at "the end of the word". But with very good access to a lot of interesting places of Slovenia as well as see side. Hospitable and friendly owners make the stay unforgettable."
Wundervolle Woche im Bergdorf
Eine historische wundervolle und liebevolle Unterkunft, zwei ganz tolle, liebe und hilfsbereite Vermieter (liebe Neva, Danke für alles!) und zwei niedliche Hunde, was braucht man mehr...
From the A1 highway Koper-Ljubljana take the exit Črni Kal towards Črni Kal (road 208), you cross the village and after 500 m take a left turn towards Hrastovlje. After 500 m take another left turn (signs for Podpeč, road 264) and just following this road uphill you end up in the village after 4 km.
Podpeč is a small carsic village under the Kraški rob at about 300 m above sea level, it has a great view on both the gulfs of Trieste and Koper.
Once on the border between the maritime republic of Venice and the Asburgic empire has a tower built in the XV century used as watchtower during the turkish invasions.
In the surroundings there are many villages with a rich cultural heritage, as Hrastovlje, Kubed, Zanigrad, Socerb.
The Kraški rob is the natural border between the costal area and the hinterland and has a unique climate, flora and wildlife.
While walking it is easy to find curative, alpine and mediterranean plants.
The carsic area has many caves and world famous walls for climbing (Osp, Črni Kal).
Podpeč is a great starting point to visit Slovenia (Ljubljana, Postumia e Škocjan caves, Lipica, Portorose), Italy (Trieste, Venezia) and Croazia.