20 days in Ptuj & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Ptuj & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Nova Gorica
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Seča
— 1 night
Taxi:  15 min
4
Portorož
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  15 min
5
Koper
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Postojna
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Vipava
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, thendon't miss a visit to Prešernova Street, thencontemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George. On your second day here, ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Slovenski trg Square, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Ptuj City Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ptuj trip itinerary maker website.

Ljubljana to Ptuj is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. July in Ptuj sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Green Gold Beer Fountain, Celje Castle
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Terme Ptuj ©
Terme Ptuj
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle

3
nights
Nova Gorica

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Get out of town with these interesting Nova Gorica side-trips: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin), Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Soča Valley) and Kobarid (Kobarid Museum, St Mary of the Assumption church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, try to win big at Perla Casino, and take in the views from Solkan Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nova Gorica day trip site.

You can drive from Ptuj to Nova Gorica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. July in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Seča.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Bovec, Kojsko, Tolmin Gorge
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge

1
night
Seča

Seča ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the ancient world of Krkavče Stone and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seča journey planning app.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Seča in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Seča

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Krkavče Stone
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Sečovlje Salina Nature Park ©
Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
Krkavče Stone ©
Krkavče Stone

3
nights
Portorož

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.
Portorož is known for beaches, casinos, and baths. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and stroll around Forma Viva.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portorož day trip planner.

Portorož is just a stone's throw from Seča. In July, daily temperatures in Portorož can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Koper.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Piran
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach
Walls of Piran ©
Walls of Piran

4
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Koper is known for historic sites, shopping, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Veneziana, and gain insight at St. Anne's Friary.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Koper travel route planning site.

Koper is just a short distance from Portorož. July in Koper sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Izola, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve ©
Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve

3
nights
Postojna

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Get out of town with these interesting Postojna side-trips: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, stop by Guštarna, and make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Postojna trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Koper to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, Postojna is slightly colder than Koper - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museo Militare Di Pivka, Cerknica Lake, Cross Cave, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, Snežnik Castle
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Lipica Stud Farm ©
Lipica Stud Farm

3
nights
Vipava

Vipava ©
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 3rd (Mon), fly down the slopes at Ski Centre Cerkno, pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, thensteep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and finally discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, thenadmire the natural beauty at Ferrari Garden, thenexplore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vipava trip planner.

Vipava is very close to Postojna. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Postojna in August since evenings lows in Vipava dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Vipava

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Idrija, Štanjel, Cerkno, Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Wine Tours & Tastings
Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital