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 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.

Things to do in Stari Trg pri Lozu

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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 Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, make a trip to Tartini Square, get outside with Šalet Tunnel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Piran online tour planner.

You can drive from Stari Trg pri Lozu to Piran in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stari Trg pri Lozu in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Piran, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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 Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain). When in Nova Gorica, make a side trip to see Štanjel Castle in Štanjel, approximately Štanjel away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, enjoy breathtaking views from Gonjače Viewing Tower, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, 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.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips