9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia route planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Nova Gorica
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Nova Gorica
— 3 nights
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Portorož
— 5 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Nova Gorica

— 3 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica) and Postojna (Predjama Castle, Guštarna, &more). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica travel planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Nova Gorica is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in August; daily highs in Nova Gorica reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

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Portorož

— 5 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). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Nova Gorica to Portorož by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Portorož are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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