8 days in Koper & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Koper & Piran Itinerary

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Koper
— 4 nights
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get some cultural insight at Snežnik Castle and Štanjel Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pivka Park of Military History and Church of St. Maurus. Venture out of the city with trips to Guštarna (in Postojna) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, and examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Koper online trip itinerary planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Koper is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in October: high temperatures in Koper hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get some cultural insight at Nika's Tiny House and Piran Minorite Monastery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and explore the engaging exhibits at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Piran online journey planner.

Piran is just a short distance from Koper. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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