The Dragonja valley is one of the most beautiful natural sights of Slovene Istria. Along the valley, the Dragonja river and its numerous in-flows have created picturesque waterfalls and meanders with erosive activity. Rižana is a river of 14 km which flows through Slovenian coast. Its spring is situated near the KraŠki rob (close to the village of Hrastovlje). It course ends in Adriatic sea, near Sermin. Kraški rob represents the typical landscape that characterized Koper’s hinterland, where the Karst plateau merges with the flish land of Slovenian Istria.
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The lovers of alpine flowers are enchanted by peonies, irises, pale yellow louseworts, Carniolan lilies, burning-bushes and yellow gentians, in a word, a luxury of colours and shapes. On clear days, the view reaches the peaks of the Alps of Kamnik, Julian Alpas and Carniola Alps, Dolomites, the peaks of Čičarija, Učka and Snežnik. Below us we can see Brkini, Ččarija, a Karst plateau, the hills of Šavrinsko gričevje and the glittering blue of the Adriatic Sea. The rose of wind with all main directions helps us orient better. Owerhelmed by all the beauty, we can rest and refresh in the shelter of the mountain hut Tumova Koča opened mainly during weekends and holidays.