16 days in Izola & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Izola & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Izola
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Izola
— 5 nights
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Ribnica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Izola: Socerb Castle (in Črni Kal), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar.

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Dublin, Ireland to Izola is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Izola is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Ribnica.
Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries
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Ribnica — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre, Head underground at Cross Cave, and then learn more about the world around you at Open-Air Museum of Josip Jurčič. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Veliki Rog, then take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest, and then explore the historical opulence of Muzej Ribnica.

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Getting from Izola to Ribnica by car takes about 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Izola in December: high temperatures in Ribnica hover around 5°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
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Ljubljana — 8 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna (Guštarna & Postojna Cave) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). Spend the 31st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 26th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and walk around Tivoli Park.

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Drive from Ribnica to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips
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