8 days in Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria, Ljubljana & Kranjska Gora Itinerary

8 days in Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria, Ljubljana & Kranjska Gora Itinerary

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Portorož
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Ljubljana
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Kranjska Gora
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Portorož

— 3 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 find plenty of places to visit near Portorož: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Portorož tour site.

Foggia, Italy to Portorož is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Foggia in August, expect Portorož to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then stop by Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the views from Triple Bridge. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ljubljana vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portorož in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then make a trip to The Russian Chapel, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora attractions planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

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