6 days in Koper, Portorož & Lipica Itinerary

6 days in Koper, Portorož & Lipica Itinerary

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Koper
— 2 nights
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain, admire the striking features of Piazza Tito, shop like a local with Loza Gallery, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Maurus, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then buy something for everyone on your list at Park Center Koper, and finally browse the different shops at Planet Koper.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Koper driving holiday planner.

Ljubljana to Koper is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in December, with highs in Koper at 13°C and lows at 3°C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Portorož.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 3:

Portorož

— 2 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at LifeClass Terme & Wellness, then try your luck at Casino Riviera, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Piran Aquarium, then make a trip to Tartini Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož day trip planning site.

Portorož is very close to Koper. In December in Portorož, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Childrens Museums · Baths

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Lipica driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Lipica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Lipica can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6: