5 days in Postojna, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Soča Valley Itinerary

5 days in Postojna, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Soča Valley Itinerary

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Postojna
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Piran
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Bovec
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Postojna

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With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then Head underground at Planina Cave.

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Budapest, Hungary to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): make a trip to Walls of Piran, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

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Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 4th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Bovec is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

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