3 days in Nova Gorica & Vipava Valley & Izola Itinerary

3 days in Nova Gorica & Vipava Valley & Izola Itinerary

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Nova Gorica
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Nova Gorica

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A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica trip planner.

Ljubljana to Nova Gorica is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in August: high temperatures in Nova Gorica hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

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Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, make a trip to Tartini Square, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Izola journey planning tool.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Izola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In August in Izola, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Izola

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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