17 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia journey planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Nova Gorica
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 9 nights
Drive
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Grahovo
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dinard

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Nova Gorica

— 5 nights
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 (Postojna Cave, Karst Museum, &more) and Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), take in the views from Solkan Bridge, and walk around Sabotin Park Miru.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nova Gorica trip itinerary planner.

Dinard, France to Nova Gorica is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dinard in August; daily highs in Nova Gorica reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Piran

— 9 nights
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: Lipica (Grand Casino Lipica, Lipica Stud Farm, &more), Sežana Botanical Garden (in Sežana) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, look for gifts at Nika's Tiny House, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip planning website.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Grahovo.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 23:

Grahovo

— 2 nights
Grahovo offers access to the shores of a scenic lake, known as one of Europes biggest intermittent bodies of water.
On the 24th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, then get engrossed in the history at Snežnik Castle, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Slivnica.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grahovo trip maker tool.

Drive from Piran to Grahovo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get slightly colder in Grahovo: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grahovo

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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