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Sweet Istria – Koper, Western Slovenia

The annual Sweet Istria (Sladka Istra) Festival is a great way to discover the coastal city of Koper and enjoy desserts and other sweet delicacies which will be offered on the stands set up in the old city centre. Sweet Istria is the biggest event of its kind in Slovenia and it attracts a large number of locals and tourists. Besides the tastings and sightseeing program includes workshops, master classes and entertainment performances.
The part of the event are also 3 sweet contests for the most original Istrian dessert, Best sweet Muscat and best Slovenian Cake. Koper, once part of the Venice state has small, yet interesting and well preserved city centre, an exciting mixture of Slovenian and Italian cultural heritage and a lot of cafes where you can relax and enjoy.