15 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia travel planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
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Piran
— 7 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 7 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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Piran

— 7 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Stari Trg pri Lozu (Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum & Snežnik Castle). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Piran online attractions planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: high temperatures in Piran hover around 35°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Nova Gorica

— 7 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain) and Vipolže Villa. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Solkan Bridge and Cerknica Lake. Explore Nova Gorica's surroundings by going to Pivka (Lake Petelinje & Museo Militare Di Pivka), Postojna (Karst Museum, Predjama Castle, &more) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Gonjače Viewing Tower, view the masterpieces at Lojze Spacal Gallery, and stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nova Gorica trip maker.

Drive from Piran to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August in Nova Gorica, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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