Homestead at Damjan's is located in a village called Slope. Slope is a small village situated in the western part of Brkini area where they slowly transverse into Matarsko basin. Brkini area is located in south-western Slovenia between Karst on north-west, river Pivka valley and Snežnik mountain on east and Čičarija on south. It is a pretty diverse area so if you wish to stay with us longer there is plenty of things to do and many places to see nearby.
Beautiful green surroundings and fresh air are the perfect combination for different outdoor activities. If you would just like to relax in the peaceful nature you can go on short walks along the forest paths or local roads. If you are a bicycle enthusiast, you can go on shorter or longer bicycles trips along the same roads. Cycling in our area is a real pleasure because there isn't a lot of traffic on the roads and the roads are surrounded with a lot of green nature. You also came on the right place if you are a hiker because we have quite some beautiful mountains such as Slavnik, Snežnik, Nanos and Žabnik nearby. Quite a few farms engaged in horse breeding are located near our homestead and you can take horse-riding lessons there.
There are quite some interesting places near our homestead where you can go on shorter or longer daily trips. One of those places are the Škocjan caves which are registered in the world heritage site UNESCO. Another beautiful cave nearby is Dimnice cave with one of the largest stalactite in Europe. You can also visit castle Snežnik, which was first mentioned already in the 13th century, or Lipica stud farms where they breed beautiful white Karst horses called Lipizzan or Lipizzaner.
Already from the view from our homestead you can see that Slope is not so far away from the seaside. One of the beautiful viewpoints nearby is Socerb from where you can see as far as to the beautiful Adriatic see. Everyone who loves the sea air can go on a trip to Slovenian Istria which will only take you approximately 20 minutes. There you can visit interesting seaside towns such as Piran or Koper or you can simply enjoy a day of relaxing on one of our beaches. You can also go for a walk through the Sečovlje Salina Nature Park and in visit their unique outdoor spa. Just 20 minutes away from Slope is also a historic seaside Italian town Trieste which is ideal for exploring, shopping, eating good gelato or going to the beach.