13 days in Slovenia, Trieste & Muggia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia, Trieste & Muggia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belgrade, Serbia
Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Koper, Slovenia
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Trieste, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Muggia, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Piran, Slovenia
— 1 night
Shuttle:  15 min
5
Izola, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
6
Portorož, Slovenia
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: Belgrade, Serbia

7
nights
Koper, Slovenia

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get some cultural insight at Loza Gallery and Muda Gate. Get some historical perspective at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity and Socerb Castle. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Park Center Koper, admire the striking features of Piazza Tito, ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain, and enjoy the sand and surf at Koper City Beach.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Koper trip maker tool.

Belgrade, Serbia to Koper is an approximately 6.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Belgrade in January, things will get a bit warmer in Koper: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Trieste.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Socerb Castle
Highlights from your plan
Muda Gate ©
Muda Gate
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower

1
night
Trieste, Italy

Trieste ©
Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba, take a stroll through Citta Vecchia (Old City), enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Barcola, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, and finally make a trip to Molo Audace.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Trieste trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Koper to Trieste in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Trieste can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Muggia.

Things to do in Trieste

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico ©
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico
Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba ©
Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba
Molo Audace ©
Molo Audace

1
night
Muggia, Italy

Muggia ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Parco archeologico Muggia vecchia, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo dei SS. Giovanni e Paolo, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Muggia, and finally contemplate the long history of Muggia.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Muggia travel route planner.

Muggia is just a stone's throw from Trieste. In January, daytime highs in Muggia are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Muggia

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo dei SS. Giovanni e Paolo ©
Duomo dei SS. Giovanni e Paolo
Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta
Muggia ©
Muggia

1
night
Piran, Slovenia

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 27th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Piran trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Muggia to Piran takes an hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Piran when traveling from Muggia in January, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Nika's Tiny House ©
Nika's Tiny House

1
night
Izola, Slovenia

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 28th (Tue), get outside with Predor Salet, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Maurus.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Izola trip planning site.

Izola is just a short distance from Piran. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Izola

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Church of St. Maurus ©
Church of St. Maurus
Predor Salet ©
Predor Salet

1
day
Portorož, Slovenia

Portorož ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff, take an in-depth tour of Tonina House, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then kick back and relax at Portoroz Beach, and finally make a trip to Zupnijska cerkev Device Marije Roznovenske.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portorož visit planner.

Portorož is very close to Izola. In January, daytime highs in Portorož are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Strunjan, Tonina House
Highlights from your plan
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Zupnijska cerkev Device Marije Roznovenske ©
Zupnijska cerkev Device Marije Roznovenske

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