11 days in Ankaran, Ajdovščina & Bovec Itinerary

11 days in Ankaran, Ajdovščina & Bovec Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenian Littoral Region trip planner

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Ankaran
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Ajdovščina
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Bovec
— 5 nights
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Ankaran

— 3 nights
Ankaran is a town in the Municipality of Ankaran, located near the border with Italy, in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Venture out of the city with trips to Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica), Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Pivka (Pivka Park of Military History & Museo Militare Di Pivka). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, take in nature's colorful creations at Sežana Botanical Garden, indulge in some personalized pampering at Adria Ankaran Wellness Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ankaran visit planning website.

Rosenheim, Germany to Ankaran is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Traveling from Rosenheim in August, expect Ankaran to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. You'll set off for Ajdovščina on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Ankaran

Parks · Nature · Spas · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ajdovščina

— 2 nights
Ajdovščina is a small town with a population of about 6,700, located in the Vipava Valley, during Italian rule (1918–1943, nominally lasted to 1947), the style of the town does not resemble that of a typical Italian town. On the 12th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle and then savor the flavors at Winestronaut. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Ana's Church on Ledinica, and finally explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ajdovščina day trip planning website.

You can drive from Ankaran to Ajdovščina in an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ajdovščina when traveling from Ankaran in August, with lows around 24°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Bovec.

Things to do in Ajdovščina

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 5 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Vršič Pass, &more) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Virje Waterfall, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec attractions planning site.

Getting from Ajdovščina to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Ajdovščina in August, expect Bovec to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 14°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

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