12 days in Gornji Grad & Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria Itinerary

12 days in Gornji Grad & Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Gornji Grad
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Gornji Grad
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 7 nights
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Gornji Grad — 4 nights

Gornji Grad is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of the Municipality of Gornji Grad in Slovenia.GeographyIt is located on the Dreta River, a right tributary of the Savinja, in the southeastern foothills of the Kamnik–Savinja Alps, about 36km east of Celje and 55km north of Ljubljana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gornji Grad: Preskar Museum (in Stahovica), Gradisko Lake (in Lukovica) and Vulkanija Adventure Park (in Grad). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Stična Abbey, examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, and contemplate the long history of Pristava Tourist Village.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gornji Grad trip itinerary planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Gornji Grad is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: highs in Gornji Grad hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portorož.
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Portorož — 7 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: kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, make a trip to Tartini Square, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Portorož trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Gornji Grad to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gornji Grad in August since evenings lows in Portorož dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.
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