9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Stari Trg pri Lozu
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Stari Trg pri Lozu
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Stari Trg pri Lozu — 1 night

The small village of Stari Trg pri Lozu remains especially interesting to history buffs and nature lovers.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Notranjski Regional Park, take in the awesome beauty at Slivnica, then explore the historical opulence of Snežnik Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Pivka Park of Military History, don't miss a visit to Museo Militare Di Pivka, then don't miss a visit to Lake Petelinje, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave.

Make your Stari Trg pri Lozu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Zurich, Switzerland to Stari Trg pri Lozu is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Stari Trg pri Lozu can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Piran.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife
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Piran — 4 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Relax by the water at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Piran trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Stari Trg pri Lozu to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stari Trg pri Lozu in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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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 outdoors at Postojna Cave and Planina Cave. Get some historical perspective at Predjama Castle and Vipolže Villa. When in Nova Gorica, make a side trip to see Štanjel Castle in Štanjel, approximately Štanjel away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Solkan Bridge, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, enjoy breathtaking views from Gonjače Viewing Tower, and contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nova Gorica road trip planning 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. August in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries
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