9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia sightseeing planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Portorož
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Portorož
— 4 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Malta International Airport

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pivka Park of Military History and Fonda Fish Farm. When in Portorož, make a side trip to see Museo Militare Di Pivka in Pivka, approximately Pivka away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Parenzana, admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, engage your brain at Mediadom Pyrhani, and examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Portorož is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Valletta in December: high temperatures in Portorož hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Portorož

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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Nova Gorica

— 4 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Visiting Onnose Adventures and Planina Cave will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Lepa Vida Boutique Winery and Šmartno. Explore Nova Gorica's surroundings by going to Štanjel (Ferrari Garden & Štanjel Castle) and Postojna (Adventure Park & Guštarna). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, stroll the grounds of Jewish Cemetery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nova Gorica trip tool.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and train; or take a bus. In December in Nova Gorica, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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