10 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Nova Gorica
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Portorož
— 5 nights
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Nova Gorica — 4 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nova Gorica: Postojna (Guštarna, Predjama Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, add some adventure to your tour with Onnose Adventures, and take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain).

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nova Gorica trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Nova Gorica is an approximately 19.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Valletta in December, things will get slightly colder in Nova Gorica: highs are around 12°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portorož.
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Portorož — 5 nights

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Portorož is known for beaches, casinos, and baths. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, stroll through Portorož Beach, let the kids burn off some steam at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, and try to win big at Grand Casino Portorož.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Portorož tour planning tool.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Portorož, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
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Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Casinos
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