17 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Stari Trg pri Lozu
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Stari Trg pri Lozu
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 7 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Pune

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Stari Trg pri Lozu — 2 nights

The small village of Stari Trg pri Lozu remains especially interesting to history buffs and nature lovers.
Get outdoors at Cerknica Lake and Slivnica. Get some cultural insight at Snežnik Castle and Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum. There's more to do: grab your bike and head to Notranjski Regional Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Stari Trg pri Lozu road trip app.

Pune, India to Stari Trg pri Lozu is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Pune to Stari Trg pri Lozu, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Stari Trg pri Lozu can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Attractions like Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum and Town Hall make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Grad Prem (in Prem) and Pivka (Pivka Park of Military History, Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka, &more). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Port Piran, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Maurus, and admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

Drive from Stari Trg pri Lozu to Piran in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stari Trg pri Lozu in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 5 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Štanjel Castle and Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain) will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Solkan Bridge and Šmartno. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nova Gorica: Vino Zorz (in Slap) and Vipava (Wines Jamsek & Petric Winery - Vipava). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Vipolže Villa, try to win big at Casino Fortuna, do a tasting at Klet Brda, and head outdoors with Magma X.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nova Gorica online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nova Gorica are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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