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Sweet Istria — Koper, Western Slovenia
September 28 - September 29
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 that are offered in the old city centre. Sweet Istria is the largest event of its kind in Slovenia, and it attracts a large number of locals and tourists. The event programme also includes workshops, master classes, and music and dance entertainment.
There’s also a contest for the most original Istrian dessert, best sweet Muscat, and best Slovenian cake.
Koper, once part of the Republic of Venice, has a small, yet interesting and well-preserved city centre. An exciting mixture of Slovenian and Italian cultural heritage dominates the city, which is dotted with cafes where you can relax and people-watch.
(Photos source: Sweet Istria)