8 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
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Piran
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Nova Gorica
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, try to win big at Grand Casino Portorož, and relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Piran road trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Piran is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. January in Piran sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Nova Gorica

— 3 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Šmartno. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, try to win big at Perla Casino, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nova Gorica trip maker tool.

You can drive from Piran to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in January, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

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