9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Portorož
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Nova Gorica
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portorož side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and make a trip to Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portorož driving holiday planner.

Milan, Italy to Portorož is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

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Nova Gorica

— 4 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore Nova Gorica's surroundings by going to Postojna (Predjama Castle, Guštarna, &more), Cross Cave (in Grahovo) and Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, take in the views from Solkan Bridge, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nova Gorica route planner.

Drive from Portorož to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Nova Gorica are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

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