11 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia trip planner

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Grahovo
— 1 day
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
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Piran
— 5 nights
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Grahovo

— 1 day
Grahovo offers access to the shores of a scenic lake, known as one of Europes biggest intermittent bodies of water.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Snežnik Castle, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grahovo trip planner.

Ancona, Italy to Grahovo is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Traveling from Ancona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grahovo, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Grahovo

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Nova Gorica

— 5 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Predjama Castle & Guštarna), Štanjel (Ferrari Garden & Štanjel Castle) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, head outdoors with Magma X, take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), and brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nova Gorica trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Grahovo to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Grahovo in August, things will get a bit warmer in Nova Gorica: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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Piran

— 5 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica (Avgust Cernigoj Gallery & Lipica Stud Farm). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Piran route app.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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