9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

9 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
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Piran
— 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.
Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Cross Cave. Do some cultural sightseeing at Predjama Castle and Štanjel Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Guštarna (in Postojna), Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje) and Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, get engrossed in the history at Vipolže Villa, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nova Gorica travel itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Nova Gorica is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich in August, expect Nova Gorica to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Nature

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Piran

— 5 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Take a break from the city and head to Škocjan Caves and Portorož Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. George's Church and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Step out of Piran to go to Lipica and see Lipica Stud Farm, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, identify plant and animal life at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Piran itinerary maker site.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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