8 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Nova Gorica
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Nova Gorica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dresden

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Nova Gorica

— 3 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nova Gorica: Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel), Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica) and Postojna (Guštarna, Predjama Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, and take in panoramic vistas at Gonjače Viewing Tower.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nova Gorica trip planner.

Dresden, Germany to Nova Gorica is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, Nova Gorica is a bit warmer than Dresden - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

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Portorož

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portorož: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and make a trip to Tartini Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portorož trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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