6 days in Nova Gorica & Vipava Valley & Soča Valley Itinerary

6 days in Nova Gorica & Vipava Valley & Soča Valley Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Nova Gorica
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive

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Nova Gorica

— 2 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Get some cultural insight at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery and Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain). Step out of the city life by going to RockVelo and Magma X. Step out of Nova Gorica to go to Dobravlje and see Winery Tilia Estate, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Solkan Bridge, try to win big at Perla Casino, take some stellar pictures from Miren Castle, and stroll the grounds of Jewish Cemetery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica road trip site.

Leipzig, Germany to Nova Gorica is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Leipzig in May; daily highs in Nova Gorica reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kobarid Museum and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Kozjak Waterfall. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Tolmin to see Tolmin Gorge about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Bovec online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, Bovec is a bit cooler than Nova Gorica - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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