14 days in Ankaran, Koper & Izola Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Ankaran
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Ankaran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Izola
— 5 nights
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Ankaran — 4 nights

Ankaran is a town in the Municipality of Ankaran, located near the border with Italy, in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Škocjan Caves. Family-friendly places like Debeli Rtič Landscape Park and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ankaran: Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, explore the activities along The Bay of St. Bartholomew, admire the natural beauty at Sežana Botanical Garden, and pause for some photo ops at World War II Monuments.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ankaran day trip planning site.

Nuremberg, Germany to Ankaran is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nuremberg in August; daily highs in Ankaran reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Koper.
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Koper — 4 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza Tito and Cerknica Lake. Kids will appreciate attractions like Koper Regional Museum and Casa Veneziana. Get out of town with these interesting Koper side-trips: Postojna (Guštarna & Planina Cave). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zusterna Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, and admire the striking features of Brolo square.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Koper tour itinerary maker website.

Koper is just a stone's throw from Ankaran. August in Koper sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Izola.
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Izola — 5 nights

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Escape the urban bustle at Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Church of St. Maurus. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, and take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Izola trip planner.

Izola is very close to Koper. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.
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