6 days in Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Pula, Shuttle to Portorož
— 2 nights
Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Stari Trg pri Lozu
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris


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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fonda Fish Farm and Da Ponte Fountain. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Portorož day trip planning tool.

Paris, France to Portorož is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portorož, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 2 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle, then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Vipolže Villa, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, then enjoy breathtaking views from Gonjače Viewing Tower, then take in the views from Solkan Bridge, and finally stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Portorož to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Stari Trg pri Lozu.
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Stari Trg pri Lozu — 1 night

The small village of Stari Trg pri Lozu remains especially interesting to history buffs and nature lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the galleries of Snežnik Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Stari Trg pri Lozu road trip app.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Stari Trg pri Lozu in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Nova Gorica in September, expect Stari Trg pri Lozu to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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