15 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 7 nights
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Grahovo
— 2 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Sežana Botanical Garden (in Sežana), Lipica (Lipizzan Museum Lipikum & Lipica Stud Farm) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Piran trip planning tool.

Perugia, Italy to Piran is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grahovo.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Grahovo

Grahovo offers access to the shores of a scenic lake, known as one of Europes biggest intermittent bodies of water.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Mašun Castle, see the interesting displays at Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Snežnik Castle, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Grad Prem, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Notranjski Regional Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grahovo driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Piran to Grahovo in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Piran in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Grahovo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Grahovo

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Nova Gorica

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 (Karst Museum, Predjama Castle, &more) and Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery, head outdoors with Magma X, take in the views from Solkan Bridge, and learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nova Gorica itinerary site.

You can drive from Grahovo to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Grahovo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nova Gorica, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

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