7 days in Ankaran, Slovenian Istria & Portorož Itinerary

7 days in Ankaran, Slovenian Istria & Portorož Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ankaran
— 1 night
2
Koper
— 1 night
3
Piran
— 2 nights
4
Izola
— 1 night
5
Portorož
— 1 night

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Ankaran

Ankaran ©
Ankaran is a town in the Municipality of Ankaran, located near the border with Italy, in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Vinakras Sežana, shop like a local with Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, thencontemplate the waterfront views at The Bay of St. Bartholomew, thenkick back and relax at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at World War II Monuments.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ankaran travel planner.

Trieste, Italy to Ankaran is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ankaran when traveling from Trieste in July, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Koper.

Things to do in Ankaran

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, Vinakras Sežana
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Debeli Rtič Landscape Park ©
Debeli Rtič Landscape Park
Vinakras Sežana ©
Vinakras Sežana

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Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Zusterna Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper planner.

Koper is just a short distance from Ankaran. In July, daily temperatures in Koper can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra
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Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve ©
Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra ©
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra
St. Anne's Friary ©
St. Anne's Friary

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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the long history of First of May Square, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Port Piran, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Piran driving holiday planner.

Piran is very close to Koper. In July, daily temperatures in Piran can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Strunjan Cliff
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Scuba & Snorkeling
First of May Square ©
First of May Square
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum ©
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum

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Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 12th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, view the masterpieces at Manzioli Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of Besenghi Degli Ughi Palace, thenstroll around Park Pietro Coppo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Villa on Republic Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Izola trip planner.

Izola is just a short distance from Piran. In July, daytime highs in Izola are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Portorož.

Things to do in Izola

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Besenghi Degli Ughi Palace ©
Besenghi Degli Ughi Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, walk around Forma Viva, try to win big at Casino Riviera, thenwalk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally make a trip to Parenzana.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Portorož trip planner.

Portorož is very close to Izola. In July, daily temperatures in Portorož can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Casino Riviera ©
Casino Riviera
Parenzana ©
Parenzana

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